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LCMS Donates Thousands to Prevent Cases of Ebola

The St. Louis-based Lutheran Church Missouri Synod [LCMS] directs thousands of dollars in aid to fight Ebola in western Africa.

08/13/2014

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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

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Hospitals Say They’re Ready Should Anyone Show Up With Ebola-Like Symptoms

If someone with Ebola-like symptoms shows up at a local hospital, how prepared are they to handle the potentially contagious case?

08/06/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Expert: Experimental Ebola Serum Needs to Be Tested

A local infectious diseases specialist is closely following the progress of the two Americans who were given an experimental Ebola serum before being brought back to the United States.

08/05/2014

On Air

The Ebola Outbreak

We got a primer on the Ebola outbreak.

08/04/2014

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TIAM: Erica Ebsworth-Goold and Dr. Alexander Garza

Erica Ebsworth-Goold and Dr. Alexander Garza

08/02/2014

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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SLU Researchers Receive Defense Department Funds

Molecular microbiologist Dr. Mark Buller recently received a contract worth up to a million dollars to study two cancer medications.

04/08/2013

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