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'We Must Act Now, And Heavily, To Contain This Disease'

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:44pm

Saran Daraba Kaba, the executive secretary of the Mano River Union, talks to Melissa Block about efforts to control the spread of the Ebola virus.

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A Summer School Math Problem: How To Fit A Full Year In 5 Weeks?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:34pm

It's a nightmare borne by many kids: summer school. Within five weeks, students are expected to complete a course that would otherwise be conducted over a whole year.

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Preventing HIV With Medicine Can Carry A Stigma

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:25pm

No doctor would refuse to prescribe cholesterol-lowering statins to patients because they're overweight. But despite guidelines, some doctors aren't offering preventive drugs to those at risk for HIV.

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WHO Warns That Ebola Outbreak Won't End Without International Help

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:05pm

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency. WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan took this step after a unanimous vote by an advisory committee of infectious disease experts.

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In France, The Seeds Of A Hatred Renewed

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:05pm

Many Jews say that there has been a rise in anti-Semitism in France. What is the nature of this new wave of hatred for Jews, and who — or what — is the cause of it?

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