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Boyfriend of 'Ebola Nurse': We don't believe we can get anyone sick

FORT KENT, Maine -- Ted Wilbur, the boyfriend of Kaci Hickox, the nurse released from isolation after returning last week to the U.S. from West Africa, where she treated Ebola patients, spoke outside their home on Thursday night and told reporters ne ...

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola to get dog back

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog, which has been sequestered since his owner became ill. The King Charles Cavalier spaniel named Bentley is in quarantine at an abandoned Navy base in Dallas. His ...

Maine Ebola nurse defies quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out o ...

US health care system unprepared for Ebola

The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and ot ...

Gov. LePage: Maine will seek legal avenue to quarantine nurse

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa. LePage said Wednesday that state police are monitoring ...

Ebola Nurse: I'll go to court if Maine quarantines me

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after returning from West Africa where she treated Ebola patients said Wednesday that she's prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine ...

Quarantine is good for the military but not for healthcare workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military chiefs recommended to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that he require all troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days, the Pentagon said. If app ...

Missing: Has anyone seen the Ebola czar?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible? Ron Klain has barely been seen, and a week before midterm elections, Obama is pressing to di ...

Pentecostal church ships $120,000 worth of medical supplies to fight Ebola

The Church of God in Christ, the largest Pentecostal church in the United States, is providing $120,000 worth of medical supplies to aid in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. "The Church of God in Christ sent a 40-foot container filled with me ...

Nurse Kaci Hickox under weak 'quarantine' in Maine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she'll have to sta ...


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