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Europeans' Plan for Uncontrolled Ebola Trial Draws Fire
Wall Street Journal : October 30, 2014, 11:06 am
Medical groups in the U.K. and France say that it would be unethical to hold back experimental Ebola treatments from anyone. U.S. officials say that without control groups getting placebos, it can’t be known whether the drugs are saving lives or killing people.
Maine Nurse Resists Ebola Quarantine
Wall Street Journal : October 29, 2014, 9:39 am
Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse who traveled to West Africa to care for Ebola patients, said that she won’t self-quarantine for 21 days, setting up a possible legal battle with the state.
Hagel Approves 21-Day Ebola Isolation Period For Military
Wall Street Journal : October 29, 2014, 9:22 am
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel approved a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff requiring a 21-day isolation period for all military personnel returning from West Africa.
New Jersey Hospitals in Spotlight
Wall Street Journal : October 28, 2014, 11:32 am
The experience of a nurse who complained about her quarantine in a makeshift tent inside a Newark, N.J., hospital after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is putting a focus on how the state’s hospitals will handle those exposed to the disease.
Google's Newest Search: Cancer Cells
Wall Street Journal : October 28, 2014, 10:18 am
Google’s X research lab is working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out and attach themselves to cells, proteins or other molecules, monitoring for signs of cancer and other diseases.