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Craig Spencer

Guinea to Bellevue: Tracking the doctor with Ebola

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola -- the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States.

NY Gov Andrew Cuomo

CNN

NY gov. on Ebola fears: I'll ride subway today

To quash what he described as "irrational fear," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he'll ride one of the three subway lines taken by the latest Ebola patient in the United States.

North Korea

Ebola fears prompt N. Korea to halt tourism

North Korea is closing its borders to international tourists because of concerns about Ebola, tour agencies specializing in the country were told.

Beijing-based Koryo Tours and Young Pioneers Tours issued statements Thursday saying they received news...

Ebola virus

CDC

Rwanda reverses plan to screen US visitors

Rwanda will not be screening U.S. visitors for Ebola after all.

Mayor de Blasio Ebola news conference

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly virus. And a military response team begins training.

Mayor de Blasio Ebola news conference

NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming the first diagnosed case in the city, authorities said late Thursday.

Ebola virus pink

CDC

Cole County prepares for Ebola

First responders met Thursday to discuss different scenarios regarding Ebola.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

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Paul Allen pledges $100 million to fight Ebola

Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, has increased his commitment in the fight against Ebola to $100 million on Thursday.

Dr

Diet pill study promoted by Dr. Oz retracted

Dr. Mehmet Oz has been under fire recently for promoting weight loss products on TV's "The Dr. Oz Show" that aren't backed by a lot of scientific evidence. Now a study supporting one of those products has been withdrawn by its lead researchers.

Cigarette in hand, smoking

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Maker of Camel cigarettes bans smoking in its offices

Joe Camel isn't going to be able to smoke at his desk any longer. Reynolds American, the nation's No. 2 tobacco company, will no longer let its employees smoke in most places at work starting next year.

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