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Scottish Nurse Back in Isolation After Recovering From Ebola

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- A nurse who had Ebola is now back in isolation. According to BBC, Pauline Cafferkey, a Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola when she worked in Sierra Leone last year, has been readmitted to the Royal Free Hospital in London and is in "serious condition." The virus was reportedly leftover from the original infection, though the 39-year-old was not believed to be contagious, reported BBC. Even though the nurse seemed to be healthy when she was previously released from the hospital, bodily tissues can potentially hold onto the Ebola infection...
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Surfer Bitten by Shark in Hawaii

iStock/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) -- A surfer was bitten by a shark in Hawaii, leaving him in critical condition, authorities said. The attack happened just before 10:30 a.m. on Friday on Oahu's North Shore at a popular surfing area called "Leftovers." Authorities believe a tiger shark was responsible for the attack on the 25-year-old victim's leg, according to Shayne Enright, PIO with Ocean Safety & Lifeguard Services, City and County of Honolulu. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Price of Daraprim Still High Weeks After CEO Vowed Price Cut

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A drug that became the focus of a controversy after a dramatic price hike last month has yet to be available at a lower price, according to a check of multiple pharmacies in the U.S. by ABC News. The drug Daraprim is used to treat a parasitic infection called toxoplasmosis that most often occurs in those with compromised immune systems due to cancer treatments or HIV infection. After the drug was bought by Turing Pharmaceuticals, the price skyrocketed from $18 a pill to $750. After an outpouring of criticism...
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Whole Foods Recalls Cheese Over Listeria Fears

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Whole Foods is recalling a specific kind of cheese from stores nationwide after a dangerous form of bacteria that causes listeria infections was found by U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials. In a statement on the Whole Foods website, the company said it is recalling the Papillion Organic Roquefort cheese in their stores after FDA officials found evidence of the Listeria Monocytogenes in an uncut wheel of the cheese during a sample test. All sell-by dates of the cheese have been affected according to the company. Papillion did not...
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