Good news everyone!
Tuesday night was a wonderful day for Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who had contracted the Ebola virus after she volunteered to treat the recently deceased Thomas Eric Duncan, and Amber finally rest easy!
Amber's been cleared and is now Ebola free, and the good news was revealed to be a definite by Tuesday night!
Here's what her mom Debra Berry had to say:
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If this is how the CDC is handling all of this, then it's unacceptable!
Male strippers, models, and romance writers Axl Goode and Taylor Cole were informed this week that they sat less than three feet away from nurse Amber Vinson, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas.
So, they decided to voluntarily quarantine themselves! Axl explained their choice, saying
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Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, and while the jury is still out on how "good" FB actually is, it's allowed him to do some real good in the world.
Well, mainly, it brought him TONS of money which he sometimes donates to charitable causes for the betterment of mankind.
The Zuck and his wife Priscilla have just donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation, the CDC's charity.
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HOLY CRAP IT WORKED.
Ebola kills nearly everyone who contracts the virus, but two lucky Americans appear to have beaten the odds and SURVIVED!
Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol have both been released from an Atlanta hospital after becoming infected while treating patients in Liberia.
The two underwent rigorous blood and urine tests to guarantee that the virus was no longer present in their systems. Doctors and medical experts say the reason they’re alive may be all thanks to an experimental drug cocktail called ZMapp.
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The United States has been fighting a war on drugs for decades now. But is the battle being waged aimed at the right substances??
Data made public by the Center for Disease Control is proving that when it comes to deadly drugs, the ones doing the most damage are actually perfectly legal in America!
The number one killer?
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If you're thinking of signing up for an obstacle course sometime soon, you might want to rethink that!
Back in 2012, 22 people who competed in an adventure race on a cattle ranch in Beatty, Nevada spent the next week dealing with a fever, nausea, and worst of all — bloody diarrhea!
Well researchers later came to a gag-inducing conclusion that the participants got sick because they were exposed to
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As if flu season wasn't enough…
The CDC announced that there is a new strain of norovirus running rampant across the globe… and it's made its way to the good ol' U.S. of A!
The new "GII 4 Sydney" strain of the virus has caused over 140 outbreaks in the U.S. since September!
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