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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.

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

Government: Gerber made misleading claim that Good Start Gentle formula prevents allergies

Updated 00 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Ebola fears infect Louisiana medical conference

Ebola fears infect a medical conference: Louisiana tells some attendees to stay away

Updated 01 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine, goes for an hourlong bike ride with her boyfriend

Updated 01 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot

Doctors say Ebola false alarms could clog emergency rooms; their advice? Go get your flu shot

Updated 01 minutes, 40 seconds ago

Microsoft too offering big-picture health service

Microsoft creates system for consolidating fitness data, challenging Apple, Google efforts

Updated 02 minutes, 09 seconds ago

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

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

Updated 02 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Wisconsin studies music and memory program

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

Updated 02 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned

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

Updated 02 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

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

Updated 02 minutes, 31 seconds ago

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

Updated 02 minutes, 37 seconds 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 02 minutes, 38 seconds ago

Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen short

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

Updated 02 minutes, 42 seconds ago

X-ray shows sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant

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

Updated 10 minutes, 43 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 22 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

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

Updated 22 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Larson named AP's West Africa bureau chief

Krista Larson named West Africa bureau chief in Dakar, Senegal for The Associated Press

Updated 52 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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

Updated 52 minutes, 20 seconds ago

Politics of Ebola tricky for Christie, Cuomo

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

Updated 52 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story

Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health story

Updated 1 hours, 22 minutes ago

N. Korea to quarantine foreigners over Ebola fears

North Korea announces it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over Ebola fears

Updated 1 hours, 22 minutes ago
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