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FILE - This 2011 file photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., at a wedding in Ghana. Duncan's records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were vulnerable to the deadly virus. (AP Photo/Wilmot Chayee, File)

Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestone

- Associated Press

As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home under armed guard.

McAlester hospital under federal investigation

Associated Press

McAlester Regional Health Center is under investigation regarding a patient-care service provider that the hospital previously had a relationship with, according to its chief executive officer, although he declined to provide many details.

New military medical team to help with Ebola in US

Associated Press

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.

Santa Fe hospital union agrees to new contract

Associated Press

A union that represents hundreds of nurses and medical technicians at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe has overwhelmingly ratified a new, three-year labor contract.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare a medical support team to provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the U.S. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

New military medical team to help with Ebola in U.S.

Associated Press

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.

Kin: Ebola nurse wouldn't knowingly expose anyone

- Associated Press

The family of a Dallas nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus after flying to Cleveland and returning home said Sunday that she wouldn't knowingly expose herself or anyone else to it.

Teresa Mesa, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero, shows to the media a video of Romero's husband, who is in quarantine, in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test has revealed that Teresa Romero's immune system has eliminated the virus from her body, according to a statement released by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's office late Sunday. Romero, 44, had treated two patients who died of Ebola at Carlos III hospital. The first, Miguel Pajares, contracted the disease in Liberia and died on Aug. 12 despite having been treated with the experimental drug ZMapp. The second was Manuel Garcia Viejo who died, aged 69, on Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Gabriel Pecot)

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

- Associated Press

A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of treatment in Madrid and has no traces of the virus in her bloodstream, according to test results released Sunday night by Spain's government.

AP-NM--New Mexico News Digest Update, NM

Associated Press

Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Susan Montoya Bryan at 505-822-9022 or apalbuquerque@ap.org.

NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

- Associated Press

New York City is offering specialized Ebola training to those who could be at the front lines if the deadly virus were found in the country's largest city.