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WHO says Ebola vaccine plans accelerating as trials advance

Trials of Ebola vaccines could begin in West Africa in December, a month earlier than expected, and hundreds of thousands of doses should be available for...

Europe postpones launch of first 'space plane'

Europe said Friday it was postponing the launch next month of its first‑ever "space plane" to give scientists time to finetune the...

Lava from Hawaii volcano picks up speed

A growing stream of lava threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward a small rural town.

China's president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid

China has pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.

Texas nurse Nina Pham cured of Ebola

An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital on...

Three quarantined after first ebola case in New York

A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials...

EU boosts Ebola aid for west Africa to 1 billion euros

European Union leaders agreed Friday to boost aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa to one billion euros ($1.26 billion), EU president Herman...

The desperate struggle of Pakistan's polio 'martyrs'

Nadia Khan treasures two photos of her sister Sumbal: one showing her bright‑eyed and smiling, the other blank‑faced in death after she was...

Doctor who visited Africa tested for Ebola in NYC

A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms...

First case of Ebola in Mali as two year old girl tests positive

Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts...