President Barack Obama is planning another visit to Rhode Island, after a trip last week was canceled so he could monitor the government’s Ebola response from Washington.
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and later met with President Barack Obama at the White House.
Billionaire Donald Trump went on an epic Twitter rant against President Barack Obama after another American was diagnosed with the Ebola virus in New York City.
Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, is free of the virus and will be discharged from the National Institutes of Health on Friday, officials say.
The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on preparedness for Ebola in the nation’s capital.
The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official who is assuring lawmakers that government agencies are preparing for any contingency.
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
Maryland officials say anyone who’s diagnosed with Ebola in the state would be treated at one of three hospitals — one of them in Washington — if a federal facility is not available.
President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they’re not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.