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  • Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

    Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:38:12 GMT
    Sierra Leone's parliament has approved a law imposing prison terms of up to two years for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient.
    Sierra Leone voted to pass a new amendment to its health act, imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient, a practice the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major...
  • Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

    Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:25:55 GMT
    Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the...
    Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced...
  • Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

    Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

    Saturday, August 23 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-08-23 13:25:53 GMT
    Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children...
    New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio...
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