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First U.S. Ebola diagnosis in Dallas


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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Obama calls for international response to Ebola


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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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?


Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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U.S. will ramp up efforts to fight Ebola


President Obama announced the U.S. will scale its efforts to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, which has spread exponentially throughout the region in recent months. Continue reading

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‘California Thursdays’ source school lunches locally


In Oakland, California, school officials are revamping the school lunch menu to bring in food from local farms. Continue reading

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