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Artist Creates Quick Fix That Humanizes Ebola Aid Workers Inside Their Intimidating Suits

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

An artist is revealing to Ebola patients the human beings behind the protective masks. Mary Beth Heffernan, a professor at Occidental College in L...

Experimental Ebola Drug Protects 75 Percent Of Monkeys In Study

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living

(Adds number of monkeys in study, plans for drug development, share movement) By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuter...

Experimental Ebola Treatment Could One Day Be Used For Flu & Malaria

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - After successfully treating four Ebola patients last year, Emory University in Atlanta...

Promising Ebola Vaccine Likely To Move On To Second Phase Trial

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Trials of GlaxoSmithKline's experimental Ebola vaccine are likely to move to a second phase in February, later than prev...

Spanish Ebola Doctor: 'With The Money From Corruption, We Could End Ebola'

HuffPost Spain | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

When a health professional removes his Ebola suit in Bo, Sierra Leone -- a country where the virus is still spreading at full speed -- he has a choice...

Ebola Fundamentally Alters the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Phuoc Le, MD | Posted 01.18.2015 | World
Phuoc Le, MD

I arrived in Liberia two weeks ago, and have yet to touch another human being. For months health care workers have been practicing a "no touch" policy on medical provision.

Anna Almendrala

Doctor Cured Of Ebola: When We Fear Aid Workers, 'We Lose Our Sense Of Compassion' | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Dr. Kent Brantly, the 33-year-old U.S. doctor who survived Ebola, was driving through the middle of Kentucky when The Huffington Post caught up with h...

U.S. Soldiers Quarantined In Italy After Returning From Aiding Ebola Patients

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

American troops returning after aiding Ebola patients in Liberia have been isolated in Italy, CBS News and CNN reported Monday. A Pentagon spokespers...

Experts To Test If Antibodies In Survivors' Blood Can Help Ebola Patients

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Scientists will start testing whether treatment with antibodies in the blood of Ebola survivors can help infected patient...

Anna Almendrala

Texas Steps Up Its Ebola Response | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living

After weathering the first diagnosis and transmissions of Ebola in the United States, the state of Texas will create facilities that health officials ...

Do Doctors Have a Duty to Treat Patients With Ebola?

Stephen G. Post | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephen G. Post

When the risks are very high and the treatment benefits low, a duty to treat is less than categorical.

Ryan Grim

How Politics Slowed Down An Ebola Drug | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An experimental drug now being used by the U.S. government to treat Ebola patients lost a high-stakes battle for federal funding several...

Health Officials Request Production Plans For Ebola Drug ZMapp

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living

(Adds comment from Emergent, Novartis, paragraphs 10-12) By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. officials ha...

What It Means for Healthcare Workers to Sacrifice Themselves Treating Ebola

Howard Markel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Howard Markel

Striking a balance between humanitarian assistance for developing nations and preserving the resource of healthcare workers will take more than a team of idealistic doctors rushing into Africa with the hope of saving some lives.

Racism Charge in Ebola Fight Way Overblown

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson was tactful and circumspect when he questioned the way health officials and medical staffers handled the care and treatment of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan. Jackson carefully avoided using the "R" word.

NBC News Freelance Journalist With Ebola Arrives In US

The Huffington Post/AP | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media

The NBC News freelance cameraman diagnosed with Ebola last Thursday has returned to the United States for treatment, the network said Monday. As...

Jeffrey Young

Why We Won't Have An Ebola Cure Or Vaccine For Years | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business

The world has known about Ebola for almost 40 years, yet there's no cure or vaccine on the market. That could change amid worldwide attention to t...

Ebola Stocks Jump On News Ebola Has Hit The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Now that the deadly Ebola virus has arrived in the United States, there is only one logical thing to do: Buy stocks! Yes, shares of companies that ...

Dispatch From Liberia: No Condition Is Permanent

Adam C. Levine | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Adam C. Levine

I sigh with relief. We've lost many patients since opening the ETU almost two weeks ago, but tonight -- my very last night here -- it doesn't look like anyone's going to die.

WHO: Black Market Trade For Blood Of Ebola Survivors Emerges

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

As desperation in combatting the West African Ebola outbreak reaches new heights, patients have turned to the black market to buy the blood of survivo...

Five Ways to Strengthen the U.S. Response to Ebola

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

This is a manageable public health crisis that we know how to solve, but doing so requires our focus, our attention, our resolve and our resources, tools that only the United States has.

Fourth Ebola Patient Arrives In U.S. For Treatment

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living

(Updates with patient's arrival) By Colleen Jenkins Sept 9 (Reuters) - A fourth Ebola patient arrived in the United Sta...

Fourth Ebola Patient To Arrive In U.S. For Treatment

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Colleen Jenkins Sept 9 (Reuters) - A fourth Ebola patient is expected to arrive in the United States from West Africa on Tuesday mo...

WHO Urges Use Of Drugs Derived From Blood Of Ebola Survivors

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living

* WHO issues recommendations of Ebola expert meeting * Gives green light for using serum from Ebola survivors * Vaccines...

British Ebola Patient Recovers After Experimental Drug Treatment

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | World

(Adds quotes from patient) LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A British man who contracted Ebola in West Africa has been discharged after succ...