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  • Implementing CDC Ebola guidelines locally     Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Special advisor to NY Mayor Bill de Bblasio Dr. Irwin Redlener, provides insight to the preparedness of New York for containing Ebola.

  • *U.S. new home sales rise to highest since July 2008. NEW YORK, Oct 24- U.S. Fears about Ebola intensified late Thursday on news that a doctor in New York City had tested positive for the virus after working with Ebola patients in West Africa.

  • Nancy Writebol's Ebola outlook     Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Discussing Ebola protocols and if the U.S. could better improve Ebola detection standards, with missionary nurse and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol.

  • Oct 24- Drugmaker Baxter International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug for treating bleeding episodes in adults with a rare bleeding disorder. Obizur will compete with Biogen Idec Inc's Eloctate, which was approved in June. Other approved hemophilia B treatments include Baxter's Rixubis, Pfizer Inc's Benefix and CSL...

  • Kering and BASF fall as European shares slip back Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    *Luxury goods group Kering falls after lower Gucci sales. LONDON, Oct 24- Shares in luxury goods group Kering and chemicals company BASF fell on Friday after business updates, while new worries about the Ebola virus also weighed on European stock markets. Kering slumped 5.1 percent, making it the worst-performing stock on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300...

  • *Microsoft gain lifts U.S. shares. NEW YORK, Oct 24- Global equity markets rose modestly on Friday as gains in Microsoft buoyed U.S. shares, even as news that a New York City doctor tested positive for the Ebola virus produced a modest safe-haven bid for U.S. MSCI's all-country world equity index was set for its biggest weekly gain since July 2013, while the benchmark...

  • *Rise in Wall Street stocks limits safety bids for bonds. Fears about Ebola intensified late Thursday on news that a doctor in New York City had tested positive for the virus after working with Ebola patients in West Africa. For now, traders and analysts reckoned the first Ebola case in New York, the largest U.S. city, is contained and the situation would not...

  • Ebola in New York: What we know     Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on the American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in New York City.

  • Kering, BASF drag down European shares, Ebola eyed Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    *BASF retreats after cutting 2015 earnings forecast. *Luxury goods group Kering falls after lower Gucci sales. LONDON, Oct 24- Shares in luxury goods group Kering and chemicals company BASF fell on Friday after business updates, while new worries about the Ebola virus weighed on European stock markets.

  • New York Ebola risk low: Health officials     Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides the latest on New York City Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer.

  • Oct 24- European regulators recommended continued use of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc's cancer drug, Iclusig, in its already approved indications to treat certain kinds of leukemia. However, the European Medicines Agency recommended additional warnings in Iclusig's European product information to minimize the risk of vascular events, Ariad said.

  • Oct 24- European regulators recommended continued use of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc's cancer drug Iclusig in its already approved indications to treat certain kinds of leukemia. However, the European Medicines Agency recommended additional warnings in Iclusig's European product information to minimize the risk of vascular events, Ariad said on Friday.

  • LONDON, Oct 24- World stocks dipped on Friday, as European bank stress test results due at the weekend and New York City's first case of Ebola prompted investors to lock in profits after the best week for shares in well over a year. A doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city,...

  • *Equities fall on confirmed case of Ebola in New York. *Saudi Arabia supply to market fell in September. LONDON, Oct 24- Brent crude fell oil to around $86 a barrel on Friday after a confirmed case of Ebola in New York raised fears that travel restrictions could trim jet fuel demand, and poor economic growth expectations weighed on projected oil demand.

  • TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese shares rose to a two-week high on Friday as the weaker yen lifted exporters, while renewed fears about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States bolstered Ebola-related stocks such as Fujifilm Holdings Corp. Tokyo- listed shares in firms manufacturing Ebola-related products jumped in response to news that a New York City doctor...

  • *Fujifilm says receiving inquiries from overseas govts, hospitals. TOKYO, Oct 24- Shares of Fujifilm Holdings Corp and Japanese makers of air purifiers and protective clothing soared in Tokyo trading on Friday as the first confirmed Ebola case in America's biggest city renewed fears about the spread of the virus. Fujifilm, which has gained on hopes that its...

  • Nikkei gains capped by Ebola case in New York Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:21 PM ET

    *Nikkei advances on weak yen, Wall Street gains. *Helath stocks Airtech, Fujifilm rise. TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese shares rose on Friday on the back of a weaker yen and Wall Street gains, but its advance was capped by reports of an Ebola case in New York City which sent U.S. stock futures lower.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Oct 24- The yen pulled away from two-week lows against the dollar on Friday on safe-haven bids as U.S. stock futures tumbled on reports that a New York doctor had tested positive for the Ebola virus. "I think, next week the market will be more event-driven, with the FOMC and the Bank of Japan, so the downside should be limited," he said, adding that support at...

  • TOKYO, Oct 24- U.S. stock futures and the dollar fell on Friday after reports that a New York doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus. S&P e-mini futures skidded 0.6 percent, while the greenback was down 0.3 percent against the yen to 107.96 after dropping as low as 107.88. A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa,...

  • Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    DALLAS— The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in financial statements Wednesday that its revenue fell 25 percent in the...