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One of Texas nurses infected with Ebola fares better WASHINGTON: One of the two nurses infected with Ebola while treating the Liberian patient in Dallas who died October 8 is now faring better, the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday. "Ms.(Nina) Pham's clinical status has been upgraded from fair to good. No additional details are available at this time," said the NIH, located outside Washington, in a brief statement.Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, which is treating the second nurse, Amber Vinson so far has not given an update on her condition.Her mother said Monday she remained weak, without offering further details.Meanwhile, a US photojournalist said he was grateful to be alive after the hospital treating him declared him free of Ebola, in a minor victory over the virus that has killed more than 4,500 people.Ashoka Mukpo, who was working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News in Monrovia, Liberia when he fell ill, will go home on Wednesday. He ...

Obama to welcome Ebola coordinator to White House WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Wednesday will welcome his new Ebola policy chief Ron Klain to the White House, a source there said.Klain will meet with the president on his first day, as well as with "senior members of the team responsible for coordinating the government's Ebola response," the White House official said privately. The new "Ebola czar," as US media have started referring to him, will report directly Obama's Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco ...
Monica Lewinsky says she was cyber-bullying Patient Zero NEW YORK: Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber-bullying, becoming "Patient Zero" after falling in love with Bill Clinton, as the former White House intern gave her first speech in 13 years on Monday. In an emotional address at Forbes' inaugural Under 30 summit in Philadelphia that recalled the 1998 sex scandal with Clinton, the 41-year-old brunette announced a campaign to end online bullying.Lewinsky told a packed auditorium that she ...
US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days WASHINGTON: With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.The fiancee of a Liberian man who died of Ebola earlier this month in Dallas, Texas was among nearly 50 people who emerged from three weeks of quarantine without any signs of illness from exposure to the virus that has killed ...
Mexico catches gang's 'maximum leader' in missing students case ACAPULCO: Mexican authorities announced Friday the arrest of the "maximum leader" of a drug gang accused of colluding with crooked police in the disappearance of 43 college students.Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the arrest of Guerreros Unidos kingpin Sidronio Casarrubias would open a "new line of investigation that can quickly and more easily get us closer to the truth" in the case.The announcement came hours after thousands of protesters marched in Acapulco to demand ...
US policeman who shot dead teen 'feared for his life' NEW YORK: The police officer who shot dead Michael Brown in the US town of Ferguson says he was pinned in his vehicle and struggling over his gun with the black teenager, a news report said Friday.Brown's death two months ago sparked ongoing protests, some violent, in the town near St. Louis and shone a spotlight on police tactics in the United States and relations between US law enforcement and African Americans.The white policeman, Darren ...
Hospital worker suspected of contact with Ebola patient is on cruise WASHINGTON: A health care worker who may have come in contact with fluids from an Ebola patient who died in Texas is now on vacation on a cruise ship, the US State Department said.The person is not showing symptoms of the disease and is voluntarily remaining in their cabin, it said."It has been 19 days since the passenger may have processed the since deceased patient's fluid samples," the department said in a statement.But the State ...


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