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No masks, just vibes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that masks are no longer required indoors or outdoors in most settings for fully vaccinated patrons.

A woman who left her 5-hour-old son in a Queens church nativity scene will not be charged, and more.

You might wanna drop that alcohol. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest study on binge drinking has revealed a little more than just underlying facts about alcohol poisoning. The study’s findings revealed that six people die a day from alcohol poisoning in the U.S., with 76 percent of victims being white middle-aged men. According […]

A week after her family announced that the Ebola virus could no longer be detected in her body, authorities are confirming that Texas nurse Amber Vinson is virus-free. An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman said the Dallas nurse, who was diagnosed with the deadly virus after treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, will be released Tuesday. […]

The World Health Organization plans to begin Ebola vaccine testing in the next few weeks. The initial vaccine tests will be available to volunteers in the United States, Mali, and England, with goals to launch vaccine trials in West Africa by January 2015. According to CNN: The goal is to launch vaccine trials in West […]

Residents of Nigeria and Senegal can now breathe a little easier, after both countries were declared free of the deadly Ebola virus.  The World Health Organization listed the countries disease-free after no new cases were reported in the 42-day testing period. ‘Nigeria is now free of Ebola,’ WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the […]

The families of Texas Ebola patients Thomas Eric Duncan and Amber Vinson have spoken out following claims that Vinson, the second nurse who contracted the virus while nursing the late Duncan, was careless for traveling after being exposed to Ebola. Vinson’s family released a statement on Sunday, reiterating that the nurse was cleared multiple times to travel. […]

This week, two nurses who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were diagnosed with the deadly virus. In the weeks leading up to their diagnosis, more than 80 people who had possibly come in contact with Duncan were monitored for symptoms after it was revealed the hospital turned him away […]

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has come under fire yet again for giving the second Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola the green light before boarding a passenger flight on Monday. Amber Vinson, the second person to contract the deadly virus in the U.S., called the CDC before her flight due to a slightly elevated […]

Hospital staffers at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas could be in danger of contracting the Ebola virus. About 70 staffers were involved in the care of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, including a nurse now being treated for the same Ebola virus that killed Duncan. The medical team’s task in treating Duncan included drawing his […]