Top US Health Official: Clinical Trials Of Possible Ebola Vaccine Will Start Soon In West AfricaA top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.
Federal Health Official: Local Officials Within Legal Rights To Impose More Severe Ebola RestrictionsA top administration health official is defending U.S. policy on Ebola in the wake of criticism about conflicting federal-state rules.
Director: Mandatory Quarantines Of Returning Health Care Workers Can Have Unintended ConsequencesThe nation's top infectious control doctor says mandatory quarantines of health care workers returning from West Africa can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering in the Ebola-ravaged region.
U.S. Doctor Exposed to Ebola Virus Admitted to NIH An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital.
US Scientist: Ebola Unlikely To Become Airborne It's incredibly unlikely that Ebola would mutate to spread through the air, and the best way to make sure it doesn't is to stop the epidemic, a top government scientist told concerned lawmakers Wednesday.
Scientists Report Baby Born With AIDS Possibly Cured Of VirusA baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who's now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.