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Four patients with enterovirus D68 die

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths. In fact, it's possible that enterov...

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to th...

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Thomas Eric Duncan: From healthy to Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man.

High Desert health officials weigh in on Ebola

C.O. health officials weigh in on Ebola virus

Medical experts say the odds of contracting the Ebola virus in the U.S. are close to zero. But if a similar event hit Central Oregon, would we be prepared?

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Ore. health officials prep for Ebola, say risk is low

State public health officials said Wednesdasy they are ready to respond in the unlikely event a person ill with Ebola infection arrives in Oregon, but they emphasize that risk of exposure remains low.

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia.

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Deer disease in SW Oregon no threat to hunters

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — With the deer season opening Saturday, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says it's OK for hunters to eat meat from black-tailed deer infected in a disease outbreak in the southwest corner of the state.

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How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily flui...

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