A large billboard promoting the washing of hands to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. Over the decades, Ebola cases have been confirmed in 10 African countries, including Congo where the disease was first reported in 1976. But until this year, Ebola had never come to West Africa. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)

Ethical questions emerge over who gets Ebola drug

MADRID (AP) — In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus. So […]


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Panel: Thumbs down on anthrax vaccine test in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t look for testing of the anthrax vaccine to begin in children any time soon. Controversy arose last year as experts debated whether such studies should be done to learn how to treat children in case of a bioterror attack.


Ethics panel to hold hearing in Maxine Waters case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Ethics Committee will hold a hearing Friday in the case of Rep. Maxine Waters, a senior Democrat on the Financial Services Committee. The ethics panel is investigating whether Waters tried […]



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