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Oregon resident hospitalized for possible Ebola virus infection

Nov 01, 2014

Oregon resident hospitalized for possible Ebola virus infection

PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - An Oregon woman being monitored for possible Ebola infection has been hospitalized after registering a high temperature, state health officials said on Friday.The woma
Republicans poised to ride Obama's unpopularity to gains in U.S. elections

Nov 02, 2014

Republicans poised to ride Obama's unpopularity to gains in U.S. elections

, could be forced into runoffs in December or January, respectively.If Republicans do take control of the Senate, Obama's last two years in office would be complicated by the prospect of e
Judge rejects isolation for U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients

Nov 01, 2014

Judge rejects isolation for U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients

fear is rational or not, it is present and it is real," the judge added, saying Hickox is "not infectious."On Thursday, the 33-year-old nurse defied the state's
Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over Ebola quarantine policies

Oct 31, 2014

Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over Ebola quarantine policies

Portland, Maine: President Barack Obama sought to mobilise Democratic voters Thursday in the race for governor in Maine while keeping his distance from the state's bubbling controversy ove
U.S. nurse defies Maine's Ebola quarantine, takes bike ride

Oct 31, 2014

U.S. nurse defies Maine's Ebola quarantine, takes bike ride

a morning bicycle ride with her boyfriend. Hickox has given the state a deadline of Thursday to lift an order that she remain at home until Nov. 10, or she will go to court.Its a beautiful day
Maine hospital observing patient as possible Ebola case

Oct 15, 2014

Maine hospital observing patient as possible Ebola case

PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - A patient in Portland, Maine, is being held for observation for a potential case of Ebola at the request of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dallas Ebola nurse says 'doing well' after transfusion

Oct 15, 2014

Dallas Ebola nurse says 'doing well' after transfusion

protocols and asking for more public funding to fight the disease. Ebola, which can cause fever, vomiting and diarrhea, spreads through contact with bodily fluids such as blood or saliva. The
India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

Sep 25, 2014

India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

blockbuster "Gravity".The Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, cost $74 million, a fraction of the $671 million the U.S. space agency NASA spent on its newly arrived MAVEN Mars miss
Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation

Sep 04, 2014

Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation

Portland: Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill &
Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement

Jul 26, 2014

Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement

Maine city, which is closer to Quebec City than Portland, the state's largest municipality.They aim to persuade voters to undo a municipal merger that took place in the 19th century, when