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(New York, NY) -- A doctor who recently returned from West Africa is in isolation at a New York City hospital after testing positive for Ebola. Mayor Bill deBlasio said the city is prepared to deal with the situation and there is no reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed. Dr...
(New York, NY) -- New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus. The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders. Spencer...
(Washington, DC) -- The Department of Homeland Security may not be ready to deal with a pandemic. An audit from the department's inspector general says the DHS doesn't have enough protective gear or drugs for its staff to maintain operations during a large-scale outbreak. The...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- There's a problem with another juror in the sentencing retrial of convicted killer Jodi Arias in Arizona. Thursday's proceedings in Phoenix ended early because of a "juror issue." One juror was released Tuesday because of a family emergency, and then a second...
(New York, NY) -- A doctor who's suffering from Ebola-like symptoms is hospitalized in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio says emergency responders and healthcare officials are handling the situation well. Doctors Without Borders physician Craig Spencer had recently been in...
(Undated) -- It may be possible to combat malaria and dengue by vaccinating mosquitos. A research team from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has performed experiments by feeding mosquitos a microbe in a sugar solution to fight the viruses in their bodies. Researchers found...
(Frederick, MD) -- Three people are confirmed dead following a mid-air collision near Maryland's Frederick Municipal Airport. The head of the county's Division of Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services tells the "Frederick News Post" a helicopter and a small plane were involved in...
(Arlington, VA) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is warning about a "long, difficult effort" to degrade and destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Hagel told a Pentagon briefing today that ISIS controls a significant chunk of territory. He said U.S. military advisers continuing working...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Results from a new autopsy are supporting witnesses who said a St. Louis teenager shot by an off-duty police officer earlier this month was running away. Vonderitt Myer Junior's hired an pathologist to conduct an independent investigation. Dr. Cyril Wecht says...