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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCDC training hospitals to ‘think Ebola’ after first case contracted in U.S. These six diseases should worry you more than Ebola This is how you get Ebola, as explained by science JUDY WOODRUFF: It’...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The first known case of Ebola being transmitted inside the United States has triggered a national review of hospital procedures.  That word today follows confirmation that a Texas nurse was infected by...
Climate change isn’t just a problem for rare species. This threat, coupled with habitat loss and other environmental threats, is putting a number of common species at risk. By focusing on landscape-scale, or large scale, efforts, conservationists...
Demonstrators confront police outside the Ferguson police station on October 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to heal since riots erupted following the August 9 killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in...
A new document from a gathering of bishops at the Vatican Monday revealed a possible new direction for the Catholic Church’s approach to homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Photo by Flickr user Tejvan Pettinger The Catholic Church may be...
If a nurse wearing full protective gear contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, how safe are other hospitals and health workers in the United States? Tonight on the PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy...