Workers unload medical supplies from a USAID cargo plans in Liberia in August.
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September 16, 2014

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.


September 12, 2014

TV Anchorman Says He Has Months To Live

A central Illinois TV news anchorman fighting brain cancer has told viewers he has only four to six months to live, but he hopes to work as long as he can.  


September 11, 2014

Illinois’ Abrams Out For The Season

Illinois says starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, the school said Thursday. 


September 11, 2014

Rare Virus Has Sickened Hundreds More Children, Hospitals Say

Just 82 children have confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but hospitals around the country say they are treating hundreds more children who have been sickened by the rare virus.


Helen Downs holds her 14-month old Amelia for an MMR shot in England in April 2013.
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September 10, 2014

Get The Measles, Get Ready To Be Out For Two Weeks

Measles is often lumped in with flu and chickenpox as mild childhood illnesses. But people who got measles during outbreaks in the United Kingdom say they were pretty darned sick, missing two weeks of school or work on average.


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