Round 2: Measles vs. Cancer

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Scientists at the Mayo Clinic are starting a second round of human clinical trials to test if an engineered strain of measles virus is an effective cancer treatment. The trial follows a successful first round of tests where a woman went into complete remission after a massive dose of the virus eradicated cancer in her body.

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Nigerian isolated in Vietnamese hospital over Ebola concerns

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Nigerian isolated in Vietnamese hospital over Ebola concerns

A Nigerian national who arrived in Vietnam from the West African country on Sunday has been isolated so he can be monitored for signs of the deadly Ebola virus after he developed a higher fever, authorities reported.

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Quang Ngai destroys 1,000 A/H5N6 infected ducks

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Quang Ngai destroys 1,000 A/H5N6 infected ducks

The central province of Quang Ngai’s Steering Committee for cattle and poultry disease prevention, together with the Veterinary Sub-department, culled 1,000 A/H5N6 infected birds on September 16.

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U.S. announces Ebola offensive

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President Barack Obama announces "a major increase" in the U.S. response to the deadly Ebola virus that is plaguing West Africa.

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WHO: Ebola crisis “unparalleled in modern times“

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World health officials say the number of people infected by the deadly Ebola virus has doubled in a matter of weeks.

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First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

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First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

Brazil's authorities on Tuesday (Sep 16) reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping up attempts to control the disease.

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U.S. leaders call for 'war' on Ebola outbreak, pledge troops

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U.S. leaders call for 'war' on Ebola outbreak, pledge troops

U.S. lawmakers called for a government-funded "war" to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic before it threatens more countries, building on an American pledge to send 3,000 military engineers and medical personnel to combat the virus.

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Obama dispatching military, medical aid for Ebola fight

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Obama dispatching military, medical aid for Ebola fight

President Barack Obama will announce today that the U.S. will lead an international effort to stem the deadly Ebola outbreak ravaging parts of western Africa, with expanded military and medical assistance.

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Sectors join hands to brace for Ebola epidemic

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Sectors join hands to brace for Ebola epidemic

Representatives from relevant ministries and agencies gathered at a seminar in the northern port city of Hai Phong on September 15 to popularise measures against Ebola virus which has killed more than 2,400 people in West Africa to date.

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Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive Tuesday

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Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive Tuesday

U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to detail on Tuesday a plan to boost his country's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

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Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

A fourth Sierra Leonean doctor, a woman, died Sunday after contracting the dreaded Ebola virus, a top health official said, while a Dutch charity repatriated two doctors suspected of having been contaminated with the disease.

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Southern border gates scan for Ebola

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Although few foreigners enter Vietnam's southern provinces by land or water, body temperature scans are being used at border gates to test for the deadly Ebola virus and other infections.

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Southern border gates scan for Ebola

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Although few foreigners enter Vietnam's southern provinces by land or water, body temperature scans are being used at border gates to test for the deadly Ebola virus and other infections.

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As Ebola grows out of control, WHO pleads for more health workers

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The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers from around the world to go to the region to help.

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Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

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Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,400 people, the UN said Friday, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team deployed so far in the west African health crisis.

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