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CDC issues new Ebola care guidelines

Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dal ...

Obama warns against Ebola 'hysteria'

[caption id="attachment_33136" align="alignright" width="300"] Sky News (File Photo)[/caption]US President Barack Obama has urged Americans not to give in to ebola "hysteria", as he said he has hugged nurses who have treated patients with the disease ...

Quarantine Ending for Thomas Duncan's friends and family

Dozens of people in Texas who were being monitored because of contact with a Liberian man who died of ebola at a Dallas hospital will have the all-clear from Monday. The 21-day quarantine period ends at midnight on Sunday for those who interacted wit ...

Gov. Perry urges air travel ban for people exposed to Ebola

[caption id="attachment_8089" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Amid increasing concerns about the spread of the deadly disease, Rick Perry, Republican governor of Texas, called on the federal government in a press conference Frid ...

Arik Air passenger dies after vomiting on flight from Nigeria to JFK

NEW YORK, (UPI) -- A 63-year-old man who died aboard a flight from Nigeria to New York did not have Ebola, officials said. Health officials wearing hazmat suits boarded the Arik Air flight from Lagos when it landed at JFK's Terminal 4 at 5:45 p.m. Th ...

CDC cleared nurse with fever to fly back to Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — A federal health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared a nurse who has Ebola to fly from Cleveland, Ohio, to Dallas. CDC spokesman David Daigle says Amber Joy Vinson spoke with the CDC official responsible ...

Nurse diagnosed with Ebola was on Frontier flight

NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day. The 132 passengers were on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth on ...

WHO raises Ebola forecast to 10,000 a week

LONDON (AP) — West Africa could see up to 10,000 new Ebola cases a week within two months, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also confirming the death rate in the current outbreak has risen to 70 percent. WHO assistant director-general Dr. ...

Ebola strikes a second worker as CDC admits they could have done more

DALLAS (AP) -- A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday. The department said ...

Romneys fund neurological research

[caption id="attachment_12054" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Their legacy already established in politics, Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, are working to leave a lasting mark on neuroscience. Boston's Brigham ...


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