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Manufacturers see spike in demand for personal protective gear in light of US Ebola fears

BALTIMORE - Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff...

posted: October 21,2014





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CDC releases new Ebola gear guidelines for health workers; monitoring ends for some in Dallas

ATLANTA - Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients....


Federal government launches anti-drug campaign without help from medical groups

OTTAWA - The federal government has kicked off a new anti-drug marketing campaign that was spurned by three of the country's top medical groups due to concerns it was politically motivated....


Panic attacks over Ebola virus sprout up in strange spots in the U.S.

WASHINGTON - A middle-school principal in Mississippi is on leave from work this week because he recently set foot on the African continent....


Wynne refuses to say if Liberals had business case for $224-million loan to MaRS

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government is keeping key information about a $224-million loan to a troubled real estate project in downtown Toronto from the public and from a legislative committee, the opposition parties charged Monday....


US urgent care clinics prepare for Ebola while urging potential patients to go to hospitals

The deadly virus' arrival in the U.S. has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those facilities are not the only ones who have suddenly found themselves on the front lines against Ebola....


Ontario gives $3M to Red Cross, Medecins Sans Frontieres in Ebola fight

TORONTO - Ontario is giving $3 million to organizations fighting to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa....






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