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Congo Ebola survivor passes college exam taken in isolation

BENI, Congo (AP) - The young Ebola patient who took his college entrance exam while being treated in isolation has passed the demanding test,...

UN chief visits Congo Ebola region, pledging support

BENI, Congo (AP) - The United Nations secretary general visited Congo's eastern city of Beni on Sunday, pledging solidarity as the region faces an...

Uganda: Traveling girl from Congo dies of Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, officials said Friday, as the World...

Uganda: Traveling girl from Congo dies of Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, officials said Friday, as the World...

Spain reports 2nd death in widening listeria outbreak

MADRID (AP) - Spanish authorities say a second person has died in an outbreak of listeria from pork meat.The health spokesman for the southern...

Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak

MADRID (AP) - Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150...

Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China’s pigs

BEIJING (AP) - Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig...

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu,...

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases confirmed in South Kivu, according to the...

Early study results suggest 2 Ebola treatments saving lives

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two of four experimental Ebola drugs being tested in Congo seem to be saving lives, international health authorities announced Monday.The preliminary...