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BBC Health News


Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:59:19 +0100

The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:49:11 +0100

Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants them to end.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:39:25 +0100

Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:52:17 +0100

Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with suspected cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader warns.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:51:43 +0100

The debate over the NHS's use of the private sector