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Antibiotics may help animals spread salmonella

Giving animals antibiotics may make them sicker and could lead some to spread even more salmonella than they would have otherwise, US researchers...

Ebola crisis turns a corner as US issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims,...

Screen travellers on exit, not entry: Ebola study

Screening air travellers on departure from Ebola‑hit countries is far smarter than monitoring them when they arrive abroad, experts said on Tuesday.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

Sex? It all started 385 million years ago

It may not have been love as we know it, but around 385 million years ago, our very distant ancestors -- armoured fish called placoderms -- developed the...

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has declared that Nigeria is now free of Ebola. In an update issued Monday, the U. N. health agency said...

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health...

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once‑in‑a-million‑years encounter.

Spaniard infected with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person...

Nigeria expected to be declared Ebola-free

Nigeria is expected to be declared Ebola‑free on Monday, just three months after fears that the virus could spread like wildfire through...