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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

N.Y. and N.J. say they will require Ebola quarantines

- Associated Press

The governors of New Jersey and New York said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.

This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol in early morning light in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

House lawmakers grapple with Ebola both at home and abroad

- The Washington Times

A House oversight hearing Friday laid bare the sheer complexity of dealing with the global Ebola epidemic, as lawmakers toggled between the desperate plight in West Africa and concern that flawed policies have put Americans’ at risk on their own shores.

Staff Sgt. Dwight Thomas, left, sprays a bleach mixture on a protective suit worn by Airman 1st Class Jamela Shannon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, during an infectious disease training exercise for the Ebola virus on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Medical specialists on base perform the exercise with a different disease each year. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Nick Tomecek)

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

- Associated Press

The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.

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Members of the Brooklyn Borough President's office hand out fliers detailing the risks of Ebola outside The Gutter bowling alley, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Since there's no specific treatment, care is focused on easing symptoms to give the body enough time to fight off an infection. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

- Associated Press

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.

In this Oct. 15, 2014 photo Matthew Johnfroe, 5, draws a picture in his home in Lenoir, N.C.  Last year his family learned that Matthew suffers from type 4 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a disorder that makes the tissues in his small body thin, meaning even a small scrape requires two or more adhesive bandages. A fall or bump could rupture anything in Matthew's body, such as his arteries or any of his organs, said his mother, Stachia Hagaman.  (AP Photo/The News-Topic, Lex Menz)

5-year-old NC boy avoids bumps due to illness

- Associated Press

Matthew Johnfroe, 5, sat in the living room floor with a blue marker scribbling away at a piece of paper. He drew two curlicues meant to be wheels, a box with the number 16 on it, and a figure with a circle for a torso and squares for arms and legs walking out of the box.

Cattle in Weld benefit from healthier pastures

- Associated Press

Budding plant growth across northeastern Colorado's Pawnee National Grassland serves as visual evidence of recovery and relief brought by greater rainfall this year.

People walk past The Meatball Shop, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, recently ate at the restaurant, which was temporarily closed Friday as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Timeline for New York doctor who has Ebola

Associated Press

A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States:

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Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

Four hospitals in Minnesota have been designated as treatment centers for any confirmed Ebola cases in the state, the Minnesota Hospital Association said Friday.

Republicans question federal response on Ebola

- Associated Press

The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

- Associated Press

Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.