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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, a health worker sprays a colleague with disinfectant after working inside a morgue with people suspected of dying from the Ebola virus, in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone. An Associated Press investigation found that Metabiota Inc., an American company given crucial disease-fighting responsibilities in the Ebola outbreak, was criticized for committing one blunder after another - misdiagnosing patients with the virus, feuding with other responders and offering rosy predictions about the course of the epidemic that proved wrong.  (AP Photo/Tanya Bindra, File)

AP Investigation: American company bungled Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American company that bills itself as a pioneer…

 

A Sucre municipality worker fumigates for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over the…

 

The World Health Organization's cancer agency said Monday that processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon and other cancers, and red meat is probably cancer-causing as well. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

UN agency links hot dogs and other processed meat to cancer

PARIS — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The…

 

Emmet Murphy, center, pictured in Malawi in 2013, has raised more than $1,400 to help Ebola survivors in Liberia with rent, education fees and other expenses. Courtesy photo

SF native seeks to help Ebola survivors in Liberia

Moses Goi lost his mother, father, two siblings and an uncle. Mansan…

Emmet Murphy, center, pictured in Malawi in 2013, has raised more than $1,400 to help Ebola survivors in Liberia with rent, education fees and other expenses. Courtesy photo
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Emails: UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency

GENEVA — By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in…

AP file photoIn this Friday