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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.

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations

Updated 11 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case

What to know about the Dallas hospital caught in spotlight over 1st U.S.-diagnosed Ebola case

Updated 11 minutes, 14 seconds ago

WHO: Ebola responsible for 4,877 deaths

World Health Organization: Ebola is now believed to have killed 4,877 people

Updated 11 minutes, 18 seconds ago

Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola

Red Cross official says he's confident Ebola outbreak can be contained within 4-6 months

Updated 11 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

Family: Doctors no longer detect Ebola in 2nd Texas nurse diagnosed after treating ill patient

Updated 15 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

Liberians exiled by Ebola fears pray for end of outbreak

Updated 19 minutes, 17 seconds ago

California malpractice cap generates big spending

Ballot initiative seeking to raise California's medical malpractice cap generates big spending

Updated 21 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

Camel maker Reynolds American snuffing out smoking in workplaces, will allow e-cigarettes

Updated 21 minutes, 10 seconds ago

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

Records of doctors, nurses who treated Texas Ebola case show no past discipline, elite degrees

Updated 29 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring

Mandatory 21-day monitoring for all travelers from W. Africa to include kits with thermometers

Updated 37 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone treatment center; Police clash with protesters

Updated 37 minutes, 18 seconds ago

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa expected to start in January for tens of thousands

Updated 37 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Small business view: Ebola, energy and elections

3 issues affecting small businesses right now: the Ebola virus, energy prices, elections

Updated 41 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Lions bring their top-ranked defense to London

With No. 1 defense in NFL, Lions get ready for regular-season game against Falcons in London

Updated 45 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

Dietary supplements may contain risky prescription drugs even after safety recalls, study says

Updated 1 hours, 15 minutes ago

Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

Ebola: Supportive care gives body time to fight the virus; not the only factor in survival

Updated 1 hours, 19 minutes ago

Rams safety McDonald held out with concussion

Rams safety T.J. McDonald held out due to concussion-like symptoms

Updated 1 hours, 25 minutes ago

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show

Spanish nursing assistant cleared of Ebola virus with final tests, wins 15-day battle for life

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Dallas nurse's dog tests negative for Ebola

First test on Dallas nurse's dog comes back negative for virus, quarantine goes on

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 05:48pm EDT
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