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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

A member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) puts on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital, on July 23, 2014 in Conakry. A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials said on July 24. Ebola first emerged in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is named after a river in that country. AFP PHOTO / CELLOU BINANI        (Photo credit should read CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Risk of Ebola Cases in St. Louis is ‘Very Low,’ Expert Says

The Ebola outbreak in Africa is worsening, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a special warning. But how likely is this deadly disease to show up in the U.S. or in St. Louis?

07/31/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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St. Louis Police Prepared For Saturday’s Soccer Match

“We’ve asked our FBI friends to give us a threat assessment and they say there are no credible threats toward St. Louis,” St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says.

08/07/2013

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Mother Of Chimp Attack Victim Andrew Oberle Speaks Out

Doctor describes 26-year-old patient as “sweet loving guy who’s dealt with horrific pain”.

08/23/2012

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LCMS Begins Anti-Malaria Effort

St. Louis based church denomination hopes to raise $45 million in aid for Africa.

09/18/2011

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Robin Carnahan to Observe Nigerian Vote

Carnahan will be part of an international team observing Saturday’s voting for fairness.

04/14/2011

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