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Here are some facts about how Ebola spreads: WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS? Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea. HOW DOES EBOLA SPREAD? Through close...
DALLAS (AP) — A health care worker at a Texas hospital who provided care for the Ebola patient who was hospitalized there, and later died, tested positive for Ebola in a preliminary test at the state public health laboratory in Austin, officials said Sunday in a statement. A...
MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — A trailer carrying people on a Halloween-themed hayride overturned on a steep dirt road in the Maine woods, injuring 23 people, several of them seriously, authorities said. The accident occurred Saturday night at Harvest Hill Farms when the driver of...
MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — A trailer carrying people on a Halloween-themed hayride overturned on a steep dirt road in the Maine woods, injuring 23 people, several of them seriously, authorities said. The accident occurred Saturday night at Harvest Hill Farms when the driver of...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A US Airways flight from New York safely made an emergency landing Saturday evening at its destination in Charlotte after oxygen masks deployed in the final minutes amid indications of a pressurization issue, a spokesman said, adding one of its regional...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation says a tribal police officer has been shot in northern Arizona and a suspect is in custody. Navajo Nation spokesman Deswood Tome says Officer Joseph Gregg was shot in the face Saturday in Kaibeto and was in stable condition at a hospital...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation says a tribal police officer has been shot in northern Arizona and a suspect is in custody. Navajo Nation spokesman Deswood Tome says the male officer was shot in the face Saturday in Kaibeto and was in stable condition at a Flagstaff...
Jubilation and confusion defined a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states trying to retain bans on same-sex marriage. Gay and lesbian couples rushed to marry as other court rulings followed, but temporary stays and a Supreme Court mix-up...
Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan's condition was deteriorating. By the morning of Oct. 2, nurses noticed blood in the Liberian man's urine, and his stools were getting darker. Lab tests revealed worrisome signs of liver and kidney failure. Doctors...