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'No shortage of volunteers' for clinical trial of Canadian-made Ebola vaccine

The risk of contracting Ebola virus in suburban Washington, D.C., is vanishingly low. In fact, with the recovery and Friday's release from hospital there of Dallas nurse Nina Pham, it is actually nil....

posted: October 25,2014





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Newly released Ebola-free Dallas nurse receives Obama's thanks and a hug at the White House

BETHESDA, Md. - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms....


New president to oversee public health agency

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has chosen Krista Outhwaite, a veteran public servant, as the first president of the Public Health Agency of Canada....


Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration in crackdown on e-cigarettes

HALIFAX - Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the...


WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses could be ready in 2015; 5 more vaccines testing in March

LONDON - The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March....


As a bad virus reaches the big city, some questions and answers about hazards from Ebola

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S....


Nova Scotia pondering changes to sex designation rules for transgender people

HALIFAX - Transgender people in Nova Scotia may be able to change their sex designation on government documents such as birth certificates without conditions....






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