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CDC racing to stop Ebola

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is working to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa and prevent further deaths. Continue reading

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Youth football deaths highlight athletes’ tough choices

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The recent deaths of three high school football players have shined a spotlight on the potential dangers of sports injuries. Continue reading

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First U.S. Ebola diagnosis in Dallas

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The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. during the current outbreak is being treated at a hospital in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak lesson plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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Obama calls for international response to Ebola

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President Obama told world leaders at the United National General Assembly that the international community is “not moving fast enough” to contain the Ebola epidemic. Continue reading

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