Robots can be used to fight Ebola in Africa

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How does the United States allow health workers to help West Africa while minimizing their risk? One answer that the White House may be...

Travelers from Ebola-affected nations restricted to 5 U.S. airports

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The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that travelers from three West African Ebola-affected countries will now be required to enter the...

Could the Ebola virus become a bio-terrorist threat?

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Lawmakers and infectious disease experts are examining whether terrorists could use Ebola to deliberately infect and wreak psychological havoc on an unsuspecting population. This...

iHLS TV – The FBIs Next Gen system, airborne intelligence, India’s...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (4 November 2014): The FBIs Next Gen system Airborne intelligence India's defense deal Gun violence in the US Bio-hazard protective gear

US: 35 hospitals designated as Ebola treatment centers

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The U.S is bracing to deal with Ebola. An increasing number of U.S. hospitals are now equipped to treat patients with Ebola, giving nationwide...

Belgian Expert: WHO Messed Up Ebola Response

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A Belgian scientist who helped discover Ebola in 1976 has accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of mismanaging the current outbreak response. Peter Piot, an...

Ebola: Australian-run center in Sierra Leone opens for business

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An Australian-run medical center for Ebola patients has opened in Sierra Leone overnight, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has announced. Australia’s Foreign affairs minister...

Mounting international effort against Ebola

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Reports of expanding international aid to West Africa in the wake of rising Ebola death toll and the spread of the disease are hailing...

UC Santa Cruz Professor Builds Model of Low-Cost Ebola Sensor

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A quick, low-cost test for Ebola may be available within a few years, thanks to UC Santa Cruz researcher Ahmet Ali Yanik. Similar to...

Portable 15-Minute Ebola Virus Test Trials in Guinea

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British health charity The Wellcome Trust recently announced that a new 15-minute Ebola virus test will become available on a trial basis in Guinea...

The US Army will provide Wi-Fi in West Africa for the...

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The Defense Department has started to beef up systems needed to support troops and nongovernmental organizations engaged in the Ebola fight in West Africa,...

iHLS TV – Cyber task force, new UASs, laser-guided artillery shell,...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (11 November 2014): The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force: NCIJTF New UASs: SpyLite mini and BlueBird Raytheon is testing a new laser-guided...

DOD civilians can opt out of the Ebola quarantine

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Defense civilian workers deployed to West Africa can choose one of two options upon their departure from Ebola-stricken countries, if they do not show...

Fighting Ebola using Big Data

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Current Centers of Disease Control estimates suggest that more than 1.4 million people could be infected with Ebola by January 2015. To limit Ebola’s...

The US military is intensifying the fight against Ebola

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A 30-person team of medical specialists training at Fort Sam Houston in Texas are expected to wrap up on Saturday, DOD spokesman Lt. Col. Tom Crosson...

iHLS TV – Ebola, domestic extremism, Shellshock bug, new octocopter and...

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In this weekly report (7 October 2014): Ebola as seen from space Domestic extremism Summit at the Whitehouse, Hackers unleash Shellshock bug New octocopter UAS Darpa looking into the...

US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

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Monrovia, Liberia: Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world's...

FEMA preparing for possible shortages of bio-hazard gear as Ebola fears...

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The Obama administration is looking into evoking the Defense Production Act to stem possible shortages of bio-hazard protective gear as fears of an Ebola...

iHLS TV – Ebola sensor, Self-healing computers, the Chinese civilian UAV...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (18 November 2014): Low-cost Ebola sensor Self-healing computers: next step in fighting hackers The Chinese civilian UAV market Morocco to assist UAE...

Scientists identify weak spots in Ebola’s defenses

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the...

Fighting Ebola using drones

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the Center of Disease Control both estimate that the death toll due to Ebola might exceed...

Troops fighting Ebola will earn up to $400 extra per month

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Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group set up tents for a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola on October 8...

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US’s New Nuclear Space Rocket Shortens Trip to Mars

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NASA, DARPA, and Lockheed Martin are working together on nuclear-powered spacecraft, which could dramatically cut down travel times to space, and more specifically to...