Galveston, Texas, officials meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say airlifting a blood sample in a Coast Guard helicopter was needlessly alarming.
Researchers call for stronger safety warnings on drugs called dopamine agonists because they can trigger self-destructive, obsessional behavior in some people.
The Vietnamese-American community is rallying behind Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan.
The CDC is issuing new guidelines for how hospital workers should protect themselves from Ebola. The revised guidelines come after the virus spread from a Liberian traveler to two nurses in Texas.
Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.
On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.
The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.
Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about how Nigeria and Senegal were able to rid their countries of Ebola, despite the ongoing outbreak in West Africa.
There's one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.
Schizophrenia typically starts in the late teens or early 20s. But if you could stop that first psychotic break, could you stop the mental illness in its tracks? Some doctors think so.
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