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Dr. Anthony S. Fauci speaks at the White House about the U.S. Government's response to the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci speaks at the White House about the U.S. Government's response to the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon to form ‘ready’ team

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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(DOBphoto, ThinkStock)
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New test expected to identify more enterovirus cases

NEW YORK (AP) -- For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.

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An ambulance departs Dobbins Air Reserve Base near Interstate 75, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. to transport an American infected with the Ebola virus to Emory University hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
An ambulance departs Dobbins Air Reserve Base near Interstate 75, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. to transport an American infected with the Ebola virus to Emory University hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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CDC head says US doctor with Ebola shows improvement

An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.

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This photo provided by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. (AP Photo/CDC)
This photo provided by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. (AP Photo/CDC)
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Ebola outbreak in Africa; Is there risk to US?

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based here in Atlanta, shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based here in Atlanta, shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

NEW YORK (AP) -- Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Lucinda Marker wraps her arm around her husband John Tull after a 2004 news conference in New York. Tull, a New Mexico man who nearly lost his life to bubonic plague 12 years ago has died of an unrelated illness. (AP Photo/Jennifer Szymaszek)
Lucinda Marker wraps her arm around her husband John Tull after a 2004 news conference in New York. Tull, a New Mexico man who nearly lost his life to bubonic plague 12 years ago has died of an unrelated illness. (AP Photo/Jennifer Szymaszek)
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New York tourist known as plague survivor has died

A man who nearly lost his life in New York City's first instance of bubonic plague in more than 100 years has died of an unrelated illness in a Santa Fe, New Mexico, hospital, his wife said Thursday.

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Corey Stoll, right, in a scene from the new FX series "The Strain," premiering July 13. The vampire thriller begins when a mysterious viral outbreak spreads to New York. (AP Photo/FX, Michael Gibson)
Corey Stoll, right, in a scene from the new FX series "The Strain," premiering July 13. The vampire thriller begins when a mysterious viral outbreak spreads to New York. (AP Photo/FX, Michael Gibson)
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Summer TV: Vampires, killer germs, aliens abductions

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a frightful world on TV these days.

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Bacillus anthracis vegetative cells in a monkey spleen. Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacteria Bacillus anthracis.  (AP Photo/Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program, File)
Bacillus anthracis vegetative cells in a monkey spleen. Anthrax is an infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacteria Bacillus anthracis. (AP Photo/Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program, File)
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Dozens of CDC workers taking anti-anthrax drugs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that at least 52 workers are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may have accidentally exposed them to anthrax.

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Small Cigars Enjoyed by Teens: Study [AUDIO]

Small, flavored cigars are popular among teenagers, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Rethinking the Flu Shot – Do You Think the Epidemic is Hype or Real? [POLL]

Last week I made the pronouncement that I wasn’t getting a flu shot.

Reason?

Because I have a pretty strong immune system, and so far, have been able to ward off seasonal maladies like the flu, viruses, and the like

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