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July 29th, 2014
11:03 PM ET

American working in Liberia dies of Ebola days after taking a flight 

Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on the planet. Health officials are calling the outbreak going on right now in West Africa the deadliest in history. An American man infected with the virus died after flying from Liberia to Nigeria. He had planned to continue traveling on to his home in Minnesota. Anderson discussed the spread of this outbreak with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Monia Sayah, a nurse who works with Doctors Without Borders. She recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea.

Dr. Kent Brantly is one of two Americans diagnosed with ebola in Liberia and fighting for their lives. Dr. Brantly's friend Kent Smith spoke to Anderson and described him as someone who cares about other people more than he cares about himself.

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Filed under: Ebola • Sanjay Gupta
July 28th, 2014
11:13 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Two American aid workers infected with Ebola virus; complicates West Africa's crisis

Two Americans who were on the front lines of the Ebola crisis are now fighting for their lives. Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol are both infected with the virus.  This is only adding to fear amongst locals after rumors spread that aid workers are spreading the disease. Anderson discussed this with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Adam Nositer, who is the New York Times West and Central Africa Bureau Chief.


Filed under: Ebola • Sanjay Gupta • Web Exclusive
July 24th, 2014
10:04 PM ET

MH17: Identifying the victims

Today, a new procession of coffins arrived in the Netherlands. The tough work of identifying the remains and returning them to their loved ones is just beginning. Anderson discussed the challenges with Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek who is also the author of 'Working Stiff.'

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Filed under: MH17 • Russia • Sanjay Gupta • Ukraine
July 8th, 2014
10:46 PM ET

Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the hot car video allegedly watched by Justin Harris

Five days before his son Cooper died in the back of a hot SUV, Justin Harris watched a YouTube video demonstrating the dangers of leaving pets inside hot cars. That's according to a detective who testified at Harris' probable cause hearing. Anderson takes a look at a clip of that video and discusses it with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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Filed under: Hot car death • Justin Harris • Sanjay Gupta
April 15th, 2014
09:54 PM ET

Inside Guinea's ebola crisis

Guinea's Ebola outbreak has already claimed more than 100 lives and that number is likely to rise. 14 of those killed were health workers. As fears grow that the virus will spread beyond Guinea, Dr. Sanjay Gupta gets an up close look at what life is like for those dying of Ebola.

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Filed under: Ebola • Sanjay Gupta
February 25th, 2014
10:07 PM ET

Polio-like illness stumps doctors

A polio-like illness has infected as many as 20 California children in the last 18 months. It causes weakness in limbs and paralysis. One family described to Stephanie Elam how fast their child's symptoms set in and what they are doing to help him regain the full function of his arm.

Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Anderson about why we are just hearing about this illness now.

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Filed under: Sanjay Gupta • Stephanie Elam
January 2nd, 2014
11:01 PM ET

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado… Now what?

They are lining up to legally purchase pot. But some Coloradans are getting a case of sticker shock. The Denver Post reports prices in some areas are approaching $400 an ounce and that's before taxes. Miguel Marquez has the latest on day two of legalization in Colorado.

Marijuana sales are legal in Colorado. But it violate federal laws. John Berman discusses some of the legal and medical issues with Jeffrey Toobin and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Watch AC360 next week for a series of reports exploring marijuana legalization from all angles. Gone to Pot begins on Monday at 8 pm E.T.

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Filed under: Jeffrey Toobin • Marijuana • Miguel Marquez • Sanjay Gupta
Tonight on AC360: Baby Audrina defies the odds
January 24th, 2013
07:11 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Baby Audrina defies the odds

The odds were stacked against Baby Audrina. She had open heart surgery the day after being born, because she was born with part of her heart beating outside of her chest.  Audrina has a rare birth defect called ‘ectopia cordis’ where the heart is abnormally located either partially or totally outside the chest. FULL POST


Filed under: Medical News • Sanjay Gupta • Tonight on AC360
July 12th, 2012
01:07 AM ET

Cambodia mystery illness solved

Disease detectives have figured out what caused dozens of young children in Cambodia to fall desperately ill. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Cambodia with new details about the cause of the disease.

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Filed under: Cambodia • Sanjay Gupta
May 2nd, 2012
10:27 PM ET

Possible link between athletes' suicides

Dr. Gupta says it's possible that past head trauma contributed to the apparent suicide of former NFL player Junior Seau.

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