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World lost 'precious time' in Ebola fight: EU

Sep 16, 2014

World lost 'precious time' in Ebola fight: EU

The European Union urged the international community Monday to make up for “precious time” lost in the response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, calling for more contributions to fight the crisis. The worst-ever Ebola contagion has killed more than 2,400 people ...

Sep 15, 2014

Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood

Scientists said Sunday they had invented a device that uses a magnet to extract bacteria, fungi and toxins from blood, potentially throwing a lifeline to patients with sepsis and other infections. The external gadget — tested so far in rats but not yet humans ...