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New test to cause spike in illness cases in kids

Posted: 10/18/2014 - Starting Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is using a new, faster test which is expected to help the agency test four or five times more specimens per day that it has been.

UN now training Ebola survivors to help with care

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Sarah Crowe has been back in New York for a week after five weeks in West Africa, and she began her briefing by announcing her current body temperature and holding up a bottle of hand sanitizer.

Atlanta officials request Ebola action plan

Posted: 10/06/2014 - City Council on Monday approved a resolution requesting briefings from several departments including police, fire, aviation, parks and recreation, public works, waste services and watershed management.

Mayor: New York City could handle Ebola outbreak

Posted: 10/06/2014 - Five Americans have returned to the U.S. from Africa for treatment since the start of the Ebola outbreak. A New York man treated for Ebola-like symptoms in August didn't have the virus.

Rabid racoon found in South Augusta

Posted: 10/01/2014 - The animal was found near the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Rollins Road, Walker said. Lab tests confirmed the rabies diagnosis.

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