• An Ebola case in a city of 1.2 million represents a dangerous new phase for the outbreak

    One year ago - By Chron

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    There's been a disturbing new development in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    Health officials have confirmed that an infected person was found in a city of 1.2 million, meaning the disease spread beyond the town it was first spotted in.
    This brings the total number of Ebola cases to 44, with 3 confirmed, 20 probable, and 21 suspected. There have been at least 23 deaths.
    Ebola in an urban area is much more dangerous, as that dramatically increases the possibility that the disease could spread rapidly.
    The ongoing Ebola outbreak in...
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  • New Hampshire Assistant Commissioner Confirmed as New Commissioner

    One year ago - By A.M. Best

    John Elias, assistant commissioner at the New Hampshire Insurance Department, has been confirmed as the state's new insurance commissioner, effective June 10.
    Elias, recently nominated by Gov. ...
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