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Brooklynite Reacts to First Ebola Case in New York

Kenneth Root of Brooklyn explains why he's not alarmed that someone diagnosed with Ebola spent time in his neighborhood.






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After Ebola Diagnosis, Shrugs and Fear in New York City

Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes.






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Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

A doctor just back from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus at New York City's Bellevue Hospital, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.






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Gov. Cuomo: New York is Ready to Handle Ebola

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health officials there learned from what happened in Dallas and were able to prepare for an Ebola diagnosis in New York.






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'Compelled': Ebola Survivor Tells Why He Went to Liberia

NBC News' Kate Snow sat down with Ebola survivor and NBC News freelancer Ashoka Mukpo on Wednesday. Here are extra excerpts from their interview.






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Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million

Paul Allen said the money will pay for programs to train doctors and to build special containment units to evacuate any who get infected.






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Single Case of Ebola Confirmed in West Africa's Mali

A 2-year-old girl is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in Mali, the West African country's health minister said.






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Dying Woman Slams Doc on Assisted-Suicide Remarks

Brittany Maynard says a top palliative care doctor’s remarks about her are “disrespectful and disturbing.”






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Arsenic in Gluten-Free Food: How Worried Should You Be?

In the past few months, a focus on the presence of trace amounts of arsenic in rice has been a cause for concern for many. Should you be worried?






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Ebola Alert: New York Doctor Latest Case

A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and has tested positive for the virus in New York.

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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and checked for the virus in New York.

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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

A physician who recently returned from an Ebola-stricken country in West Africa is being isolated and checked for the virus in New York.

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Ebola Alert: New York Tests Feverish Doctor

A physician who recently returned from West Africa after working with Doctors Without Borders is being isolated and checked for Ebola virus at New York’s Bellevue Hospital.






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Why Has This Nurse With Ebola Recovered So Quickly?

Amber Vinson’s tested negative for Ebola virus, just nine days after she was first diagnosed although most people are sick for weeks.






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Is Your Favorite on the 10 Foods to Avoid List?

A consumer advocacy group presents “the worst America’s food manufacturers and restaurants have to offer."






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Watch Live: The Texas Task Holds Hearing on Ebola Preparedness

The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response holds its first hearing, focusing on preparedness for initial identification and isolation of patients with Ebola.






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Now There's an Uber Service for Flu Shots

Uber is bringing back the house call for flu vaccinations.






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Just a Bite: Why Sharing Cake Makes You Feel Better

Want to feel better about eating that luscious piece of chocolate cake? Here’s one way to make it guilt-free: Have a friend invite you to share it.






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Overweight Women Tend To Earn Less Pay: Study

A new study shows obese females tend to occupy lower-paying, more-strenuous jobs when compared to average-sized women and men in the workforce.






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How NBC News Freelancer Survived Ebola

Being young and healthy helped Ashoka Mukpo pull through Ebola, but he’ll be weak for months, doctors who treated him said Wednesday.






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Lessons Learned: NBC News Freelancer's Ebola Story

'I can feel my strength coming back every day,' says the NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola in Liberia and was declared virus-free Tuesday.

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New Testing Starts on Experimental Ebola Vaccine

U.S. health officials say they've started human testing of another new Ebola vaccine at a government-run hospital outside Washington.






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Ashoka Mukpo Statement: 'Today is a Joyful Day'

Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, announces that Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo has been declared free of the Ebola virus, and released. Gold then reads a statement from Mukpo.






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Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws

Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






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Ebola Aware: CDC Steps Up Traveler Monitoring

The CDC says it will require all travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be actively watched for the virus.










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