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The Two Americans Who Contracted Ebola Have Been Released From The Hospital!

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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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Two Americans Test Positive For Ebola Virus, Outbreak Continues To Spread In West Africa

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An American doctor who selflessly traveled to Africa in order to stop the spread of Ebola has now tested positive for the disease himself.

Kent Brantly, a 33-year-old father of two, noticed the signs and symptoms of the incurable disease in his own body and immediately quarantined himself. He told the parishoners of his church that he believes his faith will be what saves him now.

Brantly professed:

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Norovirus Hits Another Cruise! It's Nightmare Diarrhea Cruise Ship 3: The Revenge! Really? Again??

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Another cruise ship has been struck with a norovirus outbreak! Oh noes!

What's better than having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time?

Basically everything ever. Let's rephrase: What's WORSE than having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time?

Having diarrhea and throwing up at the same time while trapped on a cruise ship.

This isn't the first time we've heard of

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Selfies Are Dangerous! Your Health Could Be At Risk If You Duck Face With Friends Once More!

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Selfies are not only the vainest of photos, but now everyone is being punished for taking them too!

That's right - putting your head up against your friend's head to duck face your way through Instagram is linked to the transferring of LICE!

TONS of teens are getting head lice because of selfies!

Lice is usually found in elementary-aged kids, but lice expert Marcy McQuillan has seen a “huge increase” in lice cases in teens!

Here's what she said:

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Vomit Virus Makes Its Way To The U.S.

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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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Flu Outbreak KILLS Children!! CDC Declares An Epidemic!!

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The CDC has said that this year's flu epidemic may have reached it's peak.

But that doesn't mean it's still not SUPER deadly!

Those most at risk are young children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.

Sadly, children have been hit really hard. There have been 20 deaths of people under 18 since the outbreak.

Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch of CDC's Influenza Division said:

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Flu Season Hits Early And Hard!

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Great… just what we needed… looks like this year is going to have another big flu season!

The CDC is warning that this year's flu season is hitting hard and early!

Five states (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas) have already been reporting higher than normal flu incidences.

Three schools in Tennessee have already closed for the week because so many students and teachers are so sick!

So what can you do??

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