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After returning from a trip to West Africa and exhibiting symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus, a New York City man has tested negative for the disease, a New York Times article reports. The man, whose name is currently being withheld, has been kept in isolation at Manhattan's Mount Sinai Hospital since...
Tobacco is rarely thought of as healthy, however, the plant responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year may play a vital role in the treatment of the Ebola virus, a Reuters article reports. The new Ebola treatment, ZMapp, was produced by Mapp Pharmaceuticals in a tobacco plant owned by R.J...
With nearly 900 in Africa dead from the Ebola virus, concerns about the virus spreading beyond the African borders continue to rise. According to a New York Times article, a man exhibiting symptoms of the disease was admitted to Manhattan's Mount Sinai Hospital, after returning from a trip to West Africa....