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Answer Desk: Questions about Ebola

WTOP's Answer Desk is taking and answering your questions about Ebola. Read the Q&A and submit a question.

Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

Police say poisoning likely killed 5 Utah family members whose bodies found in locked room

Updated 00 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine

Showdown is imminent in Maine as nurse who treated Ebola patients vows to defy quarantine

Updated 02 minutes, 13 seconds ago

N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

N. Korea, about as far from Ebola as a country can be, cracks down on visitors to keep it out

Updated 04 minutes, 10 seconds ago

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

Top Ebola officials in Liberia and Sierra Leone describe successes amid looming danger

Updated 04 minutes, 16 seconds ago

UN chief criticizes female genital mutilation

UN chief partners with, lauds British newspaper for fighting genital mutilation of girls

Updated 32 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned

Ebola spurs debate on quarantines; experts say they are used rarely, question their efficacy

Updated 1 hours, 00 minutes ago

UK opens National Sperm Bank amid donor shortage

Donor shortage: UK opens National Sperm Bank to meet rising demand for donors

Updated 1 hours, 33 minutes ago

Study: Young people more likely to survive Ebola

Study in Africa finds young people, those who got help early, are more likely to survive Ebola

Updated 1 hours, 34 minutes ago

AP IMPACT: US health care unprepared for Ebola

AP IMPACT: Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system

Updated 1 hours, 55 minutes ago

Wisconsin studies music and memory program

Striking a chord: Wisconsin conducts study on effects of music program on dementia patients

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Quarantines: 21-day holds ordered for returning troops; nurse resists her confinement in Maine

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

AP IMPACT: Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen short

Fight against Ebola and other deadly infectious diseases needs more funding and political will

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions

Where's the czar? Federal Ebola response raises questions about White House coordination

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

Politics of Ebola tricky for Christie, Cuomo

The politics of Ebola: Tricky balancing act for Christie, Cuomo could have ramifications

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

WHO: Ebola decline in Liberia could be real trend

WHO: Decline in Ebola cases in Liberia could be a real trend, but epidemic far from over

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Obama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off

Obama says US can't seal itself off from world as it fights Ebola, praises doctors and nurses

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:28am EDT

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

Ebola nurse upset over quarantine in Maine home goes outside; police watch from across street

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:10am EDT

X-ray shows sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant

Veterinarian's X-ray reveals sick tortoise in south Florida had swallowed small turtle pendant

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:40am EDT

First marijuana planted for medical use in Chile

Chile plants first medical marijuana, aimed to help cancer, epilepsy patients

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 11:22pm EDT
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, October 30, 2014
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