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U.S. health care worker with possible exposure to Ebola evacuated to Nebraska – Star Tribune

An American health worker who was possibly exposed to Ebola while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was evacuated to the United States Saturday and placed in a secure area at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, hospital officials said. The person has no symptoms of the deadly hemorrhagic fever and is not… Read More »

NFL Star Billy Austin Launches Cancer Organization (With Help From Beyoncé)

In 2014, days before his 39th birthday, William Dominic “Billy” Austin was diagnosed with Stage III non–Hodgkin lymphoma. Not long after that the former Indianapolis Colts player started an organization to help people with cancer who lack the transportation necessary to get to their appointments, Essence reports. Tackles4Cancer was born out of Austin’s own transportation… Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Black Panther’ star Danai Gurira wants to #MakeHIVHistory: “1,000 girls are infected every day”

Danai Gurira may be best-known for playing Okoye, a fierce woman warrior in Black Panther but in real life, the actress’ plight to eradicate HIV/AIDS in our lifetimes is just as intense. She has been an advocate and activist since the beginning of her career and continues to inspire and educate others on the devastating… Read More »