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Samantha Power defends Ebola guidelines; praises airlines

By Louis Charbonneau and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three

Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary

Court order temporarily restricts nurse’s movement

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox’s movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state’s quarantine for medical workers who have

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Taking care of your body should be a top priority. Unfortunately in a world of flavored sodas and lazy Segways, we lose track of what it means to take care

Sierra Leone soccer boss backs Nations Cup postponement over Ebola

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), who has seen the sport come to a "grinding halt" in her country because of the Ebola

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The 1975's song is titled "Medicine" and can be heard below. … and Bastille, among others, were among the artists asked for their alternative scores, …
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Samantha Power defends Ebola guidelines; praises airlines

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, visits the Western Area Emergency Response Centre in FreetownBy Louis Charbonneau and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three Ebola-stricken West African countries and praised the airlines still flying there. "Let me commend Air Brussels, Air France and Moroccan Airways for keeping their flights going. Those flights are a lifeline," Powers said at a Reuters Newsmaker event in New York hours after returning from a four-day trip to Ebola-hit Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, with a quick stop to drop her son off at …

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Judge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse

Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur address the media during an informal meeting with the news media outside their home in Fort KentWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bike ride. The order from Charles LaVerdiere, chief judge of the Maine District Court, instructs nurse Kaci Hickox to submit to "direct active monitoring," and "not to be present in public places" like shopping centers, movie theaters or workplaces except to receive necessary healthcare. …

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Court order temporarily restricts nurse’s movement

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox’s movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state’s quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
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Habits That Are Making You Age Prematurely

Taking care of your body should be a top priority. Unfortunately in a world of flavored sodas and lazy Segways, we lose track of what it means to take care of ourselves. Exercise is key, and eating properly plays just as major of a role. But, there are other habits of our day to day lives that are negatively affecting our bodies.Click Here to…
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Sierra Leone soccer boss backs Nations Cup postponement over Ebola

Sierra Leone's Michael Lahoud fights for the ball with with Ivory Coast's Bony Wilfried during their 2015 African Nations Cup qualifying soccer match in AbidjanCAPE TOWN (Reuters) – The president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), who has seen the sport come to a "grinding halt" in her country because of the Ebola outbreak, has backed host Morocco's request to have the African Cup of Nations finals postponed. Isha Johansen also revealed that the SLFA has used money donated to the organisation by the sport's international governing body FIFA, which had been intended to develop football infrastructure, to drive charity projects raising awareness of how to avoid contracting the deadly disease. …

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