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Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak

More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country's health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contain the disease.

LFCHD to monitor travelers from Ebola-affected areas

Health officials say travelers agree to be monitored for the required 21-day period after leaving the outbreak area.

Ebola spreads to city, entering 3 health zones in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to a city, the capital of Equateur province, a worrying shift in the...

House GOP unveils $622M measure to combat Zika virus

House Republicans have unveiled a $622 million measure to battle the Zika virus, offering President Barack Obama just one-third of the money he requested almost three months ago.

101st leader, dozens of soldiers returning to Fort Campbell

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander of the 101st Airborne Division, is returning to Fort Campbell from West Africa along with dozens of soldiers who were deployed to aid in the fight against Ebola.

Troops returning to Fort Campbell from Senegal deployment

More Fort Campbell soldiers are returning from their deployment to West Africa and the fight against Ebola.

Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting mission

About 50 soldiers from Fort Campbell will soon be the first to return from deployment to West Africa, where they were sent to help fight Ebola.

Soldiers fighting Ebola to begin coming home

Fort Campbell soldiers will soon begin returning home from their Ebola-fighting mission in West Africa.

Patient With Ebola-Like Symptoms Brought To UK Hospital

UK Hospital's readiness for an Ebola patient was tested on Tuesday, but it wasn't a drill. An ambulance from Madison County, with its crew in hazmat suits and masks, brought a man with Ebola-like symptoms to the hospital. Doctors determined the patient did not have the Ebola virus before he was unloaded from the ambulance.

National Guard members returning from Ebola duty

The Kentucky Air National Guard says about 50 members are returning to Louisville from Africa where they were helping battle the spread of Ebola.

Hagel credits US military with Ebola progress

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there are encouraging signs of progress against the Ebola virus in West Africa, and he says the U.S. military can take some credit for containing it.

UK Grad Tracking Ebola In Liberia

A Liberia native who graduated from UK headed back to his home country and is now fighting the Ebola outbreak on the ground.

101st commander to address deployment, Ebola

The commander of the 101st Airborne Division is set to address the unit's deployment to Africa where soldiers are helping build care centers and train health care workers in an area stricken with Ebola.

Troops from Southeast embark for Ebola fight

About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.

Murray State deferring applications from Africa

Murray State University in Kentucky is deferring applications from students in West African countries affected by Ebola until the fall of 2015.

Lawmakers ask for clarity on 101st deployment

Seven Republican Tennessee lawmakers are asking the Defense Department to clarify the mission of Fort Campbell soldiers who were sent to Africa to help stem the Ebola virus.

101st Airborne to take over in Africa deployment

The 101st Airborne Division is set to officially take command of an operation to build Ebola care centers in Africa.

Kentucky hospitals have Ebola protective gear

Several Kentucky hospitals are readying for the potential threat of Ebola with protective gear and protocols to stop the spread of infection.

Lexington Fire Dept. Drills For Ebola

Lexington firefighters and paramedics drilled Monday morning to be ready if Ebola ever broke out in Central Kentucky.

Fake Ebola Fliers in Franklin County

There have been no cases of Ebola in Kentucky but fear of the disease is being felt particularly strong in Franklin County after a flier showed up in neighborhood. State health officials call the flier a fake.

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