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Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 03:06 PM EDT

Who Is Leading the Fight Against Ebola?

Who Is Leading the Fight Against Ebola?

Ebola has killed 2,400 people and infected some 5,000 in the space of a few months, the World Health Organization said Friday, leading some health officials to question if enough is being done to combat the...

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 09:22 PM EDT

Strength in Numbers in Ride to Conquer Cancer

Strength in Numbers in Ride to Conquer Cancer

A group of bicyclists this weekend will use strength in numbers as they participate in a 150-mile "Ride to Conquer Cancer." News4's Eun Yang spoke with a nothern Virginia man whose tale is truly one of...

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 07:58 PM EDT

Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

A new study by WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby, Today.com reported.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 11:12 PM EDT

Md. Schools Can Request Extension for Vaccine Deadline

Md. Schools Can Request Extension for Vaccine Deadline

Maryland schools struggling to meet new vaccination deadlines have gotten a break.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 01:51 PM EDT

MAP: Clinics Scheduled for Last-Minute Md. Vaccinations

MAP: Clinics Scheduled for Last-Minute Md. Vaccinations

Students in Montgomery and Prince George's counties have just one more weekend to get the immunizations they need to stay in school.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 01:55 PM EDT

D.C. Group Ships Hazmat Suits to Teams Treating Ebola

D.C. Group Ships Hazmat Suits to Teams Treating Ebola

A non-profit group shipped 276 hazmat suits to aid in the fight against Ebola Wednesday afternoon.

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