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South Africans deploy owls to fight rat problem in townships By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A young barn owl looks bug-eyed in curiosity as a bird handler readies it for a new life - to be spent hunting the rats that plague South Africa's poor and mostly black urban areas. The Township Owl Project takes ju
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The doctor who died to save Nigeria from Ebola UK-trained Dr Stella Adadevoh's selfless action halted the deadly virus in her homeland, writes Colin Freeman | 2 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm SINGAPORE (AP) The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city.
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Medical establishment also a casualty of Ebola crisis Beyond the human tragedy of the Ebola epidemic unfolding in west Africa, the crisis is claiming a collateral victim: trust in the medical order. The biggest casualty is the reputation of the UN's World Health Organization (WHO), which analysts fault
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Big data becomes tool in Ebola battle Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the hemorrhagic fever beginning to spread in Guinea. By scouring the Internet for clues from social media, local news reports and other avail
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Fiancee of Ebola patient returns home Morgan Dixon, the fiancee of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, was released from Bellevue Hospital in New York City but remains in quarantine.
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More than 10,000 people infected with Ebola, WHO says Nearly half of the more than 10,000 Ebola patients in largest outbreak ever have died, the World Health Organization said Saturday
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New York City Ebola Patient Receives Blood From Writebol It is hoped the transfusion from Nancy Writebol, who survived the disease, will help Dr. Craig Spencer recover.
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Ask Well: Ebola Testing for All New Arrivals? Readers ask: Why isnt everyone who arrives from West Africa immediately tested for Ebola? Why dont we look at their blood under a microscope?
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What A Caregiver Needs To Do In Order To Help Others When I was a boy growing up in South Boston, there simply weren't enough hours in the day to do all the things I wanted and had to do. Whether it was going to school, delivering newspapers, and grocery bundles, playing football, baseball or basketbal
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