Mitt Romney said during Wednesday's debate that pre-existing conditions would be covered under his health care plan. But the Republican presidential candidate's plan wouldn't guarantee that people who don't have coverage now will be able to buy it.
At first it seemed likely that the two known cases of illness from the new cousin-of-SARS virus may have been exposed in or near the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. But now it's pretty certain that a 49-year-old Qatari man who had traveled to Jeddah last month didn't pick up the virus there after all.
To curb a recent Ebola outbreak in Uganda, health workers quarantined over 40 people suspected of infection with the virus. Their belongings were burned and buried in case they were harboring the virus.
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