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NJ health officials: Get flu shots early

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has joined health officials in recommending that all state residents get a flu shot - but now comes word some doctors are reporting shortages of vaccine.

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Preparing NJ municipalities for Ebola

While it's very unlikely that any communities in New Jersey will have a case of Ebola, it is possible that one will, and that's why municipalities, public health professionals, first responders and law enforcement personnel need to be prepared in the event of potential exposure, according to a Garden State health official.

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Dallas nurse Amber Vinson, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Dallas nurse Amber Vinson, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
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Existing health protocols might not be enough for Ebola

DALLAS (AP) -- As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side.

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Nurses Association chief: Don’t treat Ebola patients in NJ hospitals

One health official doesn't think New Jersey should care for Ebola patients.

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Holly Waller, LRN, removes protective gear Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C. All hospital staff take protective measures to keep staff and patients safe, as more attention is focused on diseases like Ebola. (AP Photo/Daily Free Press, Janet S. Carter)
Holly Waller, LRN, removes protective gear Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C. All hospital staff take protective measures to keep staff and patients safe, as more attention is focused on diseases like Ebola. (AP Photo/Daily Free Press, Janet S. Carter)
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Christie: NJ Hospitals and Newark airport ready for Ebola

There have not been any cases of Ebola diagnosed or confirmed in New Jersey, but health officials are preparing for the possibility.

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Bed frames are laid out to be used at a newly built MSF, 'Doctors Without Borders',  Ebola treatment center in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)
Bed frames are laid out to be used at a newly built MSF, 'Doctors Without Borders', Ebola treatment center in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)
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Two Ebola outbreaks in Africa have different sources

A second, smaller Ebola outbreak has been going on in Africa, and a new study shows it has a different source in nature than the massive epidemic raging now in the western part of the continent.

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Dallas Police patrol the entrance to The Village Bend East apartments where a second healthcare worker tested positive for Ebola, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Dallas Police patrol the entrance to The Village Bend East apartments where a second healthcare worker tested positive for Ebola, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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CDC: Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown

NEW YORK (AP) -- A top federal health official said Wednesday that a Texas nurse exposed to the Ebola virus never should have taken a flight from Cleveland to the Dallas area. She has now been diagnosed with Ebola and officials are now contacting other passengers on the plane.

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Ocean County towns get federal funds to fight drug abuse

A federal grant is funding anti-drug programs in municipalities hit especially hard by the heroin epidemic.

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Why is Enterovirus D-68 spreading now?

As D-68 continues to spread, many parents are wondering why so many young children are getting sick now.

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A copy of Thomas Eric Duncan's medical records from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, provided by Thomas Eric Duncan's family to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
A copy of Thomas Eric Duncan's medical records from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, provided by Thomas Eric Duncan's family to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
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Dallas Ebola victim had temperature of 103 in first ER visit

DALLAS (AP) -- Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room - a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system, his medical records show.

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