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Ebola Outbreak

Twin Cities hospitals prepare for Ebola

Twin Cities hospitals prepare for EbolaTwin Cities hospitals continue to insist they are ready if a patient comes to them with Ebola symptoms and tests positive.
  • Ebola Outbreak
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Q and A with one of world's leading Ebola experts

Q and A with one of world's leading Ebola expertsOne of the world's foremost experts on infectious disease works right here in the Twin Cities. Dr. Michael Osterholm spoke to KARE 11's Trisha Volpe about the Ebola outbreak.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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CDC says 2nd nurse with Ebola was cleared to fly

CDC says 2nd nurse with Ebola was cleared to flyA federal health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared a nurse who has Ebola to fly from Cleveland, Ohio, to Dallas.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Renewed worries about Ebola exposure

Renewed worries about Ebola exposureThe World Health Organization now is projecting that the pace of Ebola infections in West Africa could reach as many as 10,000 new cases a week within two months.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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MN Nurses: Not prepared for Ebola

MN Nurses: Not prepared for EbolaNow that another Texas nurse has contract Ebola after treating a patient with the deadly virus, worry and anxiety are setting in.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic Saturday at Kare 11

Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic Saturday at Kare 11Help stop the flu. Get a shot at the Flu Fighter To-Go Clinic this Saturday at the Kare 11 studios in Golden Valley..
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Blue Cross insurance to open retail store in Edina

Blue Cross insurance to open retail store in EdinaBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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New membership offers unlimited primary care

New membership offers unlimited primary care"If you have a high-deductible insurance plan, some metro area clinics are offering something that fills in the gaps."
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Donation spurs name change at U of M Children's Hospital

Donation spurs name change at U of M Children's HospitalA $25 million donation and a history of financial support has triggered a name change at the University of Minnesota Children's Hospital.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Midwestern hospitals gearing up to treat Ebola

Midwestern hospitals gearing up to treat EbolaAn infectious disease consultant for a regional health system says the infection of a Dallas nurse caring for an Ebola patient was a wake-up call for hospitals to be more prepared.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Minn. first responders prepare for Ebola

Minn. first responders prepare for EbolaIt hasn't happened yet, but if an Ebola case were to appear in the Twin Cities, first responders say they are ready.
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  • 2 weeks ago
KARE 11 Investigates

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's death

Probe: No evidence of false VA data in vet's deathAn investigation by the Veterans Administration's Office of Inspector General has found no evidence that local officials falsified appointment records in the case of a Marine veteran who died waiting for an appointment at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
  • KARE 11 Investigates
  • 2 weeks ago
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Nursing home chain to pay $38M federal settlement

Nursing home chain to pay $38M federal settlementA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Governor reviews Minnesota's Ebola prevention plan

Governor reviews Minnesota's Ebola prevention planNearly 20 top state leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health and Metropolitan Airport Commission met for nearly an hour and a half Thursday afternoon to review the state's Ebola prevention plan.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Minnesota officials confident in Ebola prevention

Minnesota officials confident in Ebola preventionMinnesota health and safety officials say there are no suspected cases of Ebola in the state and they're taking precautions to keep it that way.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Minnesota officials to meet about Ebola response

Minnesota officials to meet about Ebola responseGovernor Dayton is wondering about Ebola preparedness in Minnesota. On Wednesday his office announced that a meeting will take place tomorrow with Cabinet members and airport officials to talk about protections and preparations.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Listeria concerns trigger recall by MN company

Listeria concerns trigger recall by MN companyA Minnesota company has issued a recall involving more than 62,000 pounds of meat and poultry products due to concerns over possible listeria contamination.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Minnesota mother faces rare battle

Minnesota mother faces rare battle"Born with multiple health issues, Joey Reid has relied on a feeding tube for two years and now needs to learn to eat."
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Study: Memory loss from Alzheimer's reversed

Study: Memory loss from Alzheimer's reversedFor the first time ever, researchers in California claim they have reversed memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Republicans cry foul on health plan rate increases

Republicans cry foul on health plan rate increasesMinnesota Republicans are again accusing Gov. Mark Dayton's administration of using shoddy math to show a lower increase in policy costs through the state's health care exchange.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Free fitness check for porky pets

Free fitness check for porky petsThe Veterinary Medical Center at the University of Minnesota is offering pet owners a chance to find out if their pet is healthy-lean.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Ebola victim family under quarantine

Ebola victim family under quarantineDallas health and government officials gathered Thursday afternoon to explain the quarantine imposed on the family of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan. Duncan remains under treatment in a Dallas hospital.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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State names top research doc for medical marijuana

State names top research doc for medical marijuanaMinnesota has hired the top official to oversee research on the effects of marijuana for the state's new medical marijuana program.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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MDH: People should not worry about Ebola

MDH: People should not worry about EbolaThe Minnesota Department of Health says it has been getting a lot of questions about the Ebola virus.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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MNsure unveils rates, lowest in nation

MNsure unveils rates, lowest in nationMNsure announced Wednesday that Minnesota's health insurance exchange will have the lowest premium rates in the nation.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Minnesota health officials prepared for Ebola

Minnesota health officials prepared for EbolaState health officials say there's no indication that a man who was diagnosed with Ebola in Texas had contact with anyone in Minnesota.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago