May 17

Senate easily advances $1.1 billion in Zika funding

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted decisively on Tuesday in favor of a bipartisan $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus this year and next, cutting back President Barack Obama's request but offering significantly more money to fight Zika than…

The last patient tested negative for the Ebola virus in Liberia, making all three West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak to be free of the disease, the World Health Organization announced Thursday. Though the agency warned that more…

After a fresh round of Ebola cases were announced in Liberia last week, a 15-year-old boy has died of the disease, the first fatal case for the embattled country after it was twice declared Ebola-free this year, health officials said…

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