- The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa that killed 135 people was caused by a new strain of the virus that was not imported from Central Africa. Although it is 97% similar to the Zaire strain scientists believe it has been circulating undetected in the region for an undetermined amount of time.
- WHO states that it will take as long as four months to contain the outbreak.
- Healthcare ETFs: IYH, XLV, VHT, CURE, FXH, RXL, IRY, IXJ, FHLC, PSCH, RYH, PTH, RXD
at MarketWatch.com (Oct 10, 2014)