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Ebola fears create atmosphere of suspicion - Red Cross
The Ebola epidemic which started in West Africa, and is now simmering into Europe has created a heightened climate of fear according to the Austrian Red Cross. “People are more suspicious,” rescue commander Gerry Foitik told RT.

10.10.2014 15:09

‘You’re all screwed!’ Man jokes he has Ebola, taken off plane by hazmat-suited medics
An American passenger was booted off a US Airways flight and screened after reportedly joking that he had Ebola and telling the rest of the flyers they were “screwed.”

10.10.2014 03:31

Diabetes breakthrough: Human stem cells altered to make insulin
In what could be a major breakthrough for diabetes treatment, scientists have discovered a way to drastically alter human embryonic stem cells, transforming them into cells that produce and release insulin.

10.10.2014 01:38

​Briton dies of suspected Ebola in Macedonia, his hotel sealed off
A Briton with symptoms of Ebola has died in Macedonia, local authorities said. The hotel in Skopje where he was staying has been sealed off, while another Briton and hotel staff are being kept inside to prevent possible spreading of infection.

09.10.2014 18:38

​UK poor priced out of healthy diet - report
Healthy eating could trim your wallet as well as your waistline due to a spike in UK food prices, according to a study by Cambridge University.

09.10.2014 16:03

Nurse with suspected Ebola isolated in Australia after return from Sierra Leone
A 57-year-old nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia, with suspected Ebola following her return from Sierra Leone, one of the centers of the epidemic. Health officials have confirmed the information.

09.10.2014 05:13

Spain kills Ebola victim's dog Excalibur - sparks #SaveExcalibur Twitter storm
The dog belonging to the Spanish nurse confirmed to have Ebola has been killed, despite a massive social media campaign and vigil by animal rights activists outside her flat.

08.10.2014 16:50

Dallas Ebola patient has died, hospital confirms
The Liberian national who recently became the first man to ever be diagnosed in the United States with Ebola died early Wednesday, a Dallas, Texas hospital said.

08.10.2014 14:15

UK to send 750 troops to Sierra Leone in Ebola support effort
Prime Minister David Cameron will send 750 troops to the West African state of Sierra Leone in an effort to help contain the Ebola virus and to build a specialist treatment center.

08.10.2014 14:47

5 fake Ebola cures that are circulating online right now
The Ebola virus has caused panic in some parts of the world that an epidemic could be just round the corner. Already almost 3,500 have perished, mainly in West Africa, while a cure for the disease seems nowhere in sight.

08.10.2014 12:48

Ebola dead left in Sierra Leone streets as gravediggers strike
The highly contagious bodies of those dead from Ebola have been left in the streets across Sierra Leone, where burial teams have gone on strike over unpaid wages, the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation has reported.

08.10.2014 10:22

‘Ebola vaccine would be around now if it came down to Western lives’
Many people in the West thought that Ebola was a disease very much for Africans, so there was no political or economic will to get involved, but now a vaccine is required for everyone, the founder of Viewpoint Africa Ayo Johnson said in RT’s In the Now.

08.10.2014 09:36

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