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Wife And Son Of Md. Doctor With Ebola Praying For A Miracle

Ebola hits home. The latest victim is a doctor from Maryland working in Africa. His wife and son spoke to WJZ about his journey back to the United States for help.

11/14/2014

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Baltimore-Based Profectus BioSciences Developing Triple Vaccine That Includes Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.

11/03/2014

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Dulles Stepping Up Screenings To Keep Ebola Out Of The U.S.

Five of the nation’s airports are stepping up screenings for people flying in from West Africa. One of them, Dulles International, is right here in our region.

10/30/2014

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Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola In U.S.

President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.

10/22/2014

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Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine

The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.

10/20/2014

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Maryland Is Taking Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Ebola

Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state’s top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.

10/17/2014

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New Ebola Screening Procedures At Dulles Airport Take Effect

New Ebola screening procedures go into effect at Washington’s Dulles Airport and three other major airports.

10/16/2014

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University Of Maryland Plays Role In Ebola Vaccine Test In Africa

More than 4,000 people have now died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history, and officials with the United Nations say the number of cases is doubling every three to four weeks in West Africa. Now the first human trials of an Ebola vaccine are underway.

10/10/2014

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Local First Responders Prepare As Ebola Fears Spread Across U.S.

Ebola fears in the United States have put first responders on alert.

10/09/2014

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Doctor Exposed To Ebola Released From NIH Isolation In Md.

An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus after a needle stick in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation and sent home.

10/08/2014

The first case of the Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States. (Photo by Center for Disease Control via Getty Images)

Concerns Over Ebola Virus Have Md. Hospitals Taking Precautions

Growing concerns throughout the U.S. over the deadly Ebola virus. This, as we’re learning just how many people have been exposed to the virus from the first person diagnosed on U.S. soil.

10/02/2014

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U.S. Doctor Exposed To Ebola Virus Admitted To NIH

An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation’s capital.

09/28/2014

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