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October 21, 2014

 

piglets

Farmers Take Precautions Against Expected Rise In Pig Virus

PEDv thrives in cold weather and has killed an estimated 8 million pigs since last year.

October 18, 2014

 

CDC Worker

Emergency Equipment Sales Skyrocket Amid Ebola Concerns

Most of the increased demand at a Fishers-based equipment supplier is for "personal protective garments."

October 17, 2014

 

Mugele and Priest

IU Experts Say Fears Of Ebola Outbreak In U.S. Are Overblown

Two Indiana University medical experts say the United States won't experience an Ebola epidemic.

October 16, 2014

 

ebola virus

Health Department: Lafayette Patient Does Not Have Ebola

A person exhibiting 'Ebola-like' symptoms was taken to a Lafayette hospital Thursday.

October 14, 2014

 

Indiana University hosted a panel discussion on Ebola in Liberia.

Containing Ebola A Matter Of Public Health, Experts Say

Medical experts say the U.S. is not at risk for a large outbreak.

October 13, 2014

 

ebola virus

As Ebola Spreads, Experts Discuss Possible Mutations

The first case of Ebola transmission has occurred in the U.S., and experts are debating the plausibility of the virus learning to travel through the air.

October 11, 2014

 

Kelly Robinson

Community Attends Anti-Drug Rally After Spate Of Overdoses

Members of the Connersville community attended an anti-drug rally Saturday after there were 20 overdoses in 20 days in the town of 13,000.

October 10, 2014

 

Farmers Market

Local Meetings Test Feasibility Of Regional Food Hubs

Agriculture experts are trying to determine whether regional food hubs, like an online farmers market, would be feasible in Indiana.

October 10, 2014

 

health care worker in Liberia

Health Officials: Indiana Is Prepared To Handle Ebola

State health officials are ensuring the public they are taking the necessary steps to handle any cases of Ebola that could arise in Indiana.

October 9, 2014

 

Incidents of sexual harassment among farmworkers in Indiana are high.

High Percentage Of Female Farmworkers Report Harrassment

Up to 90 percent of female farmworkers report they've been sexually harassed while on the job.

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