Ebola

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Family Says Ebola No Longer Detectable Nurse’s Body

The family of the second Dallas nurse to be infected with the Ebola virus says she is “steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high.”

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The CDC says the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola took a flight the day before she started to show symptoms. (Photo on right: Handout/Photo on left: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ebola Monitoring in Md. to Depend on Circumstances

Health officials are working on a plan to monitor every person who returns to Maryland from countries stricken by Ebola, but the extent of the monitoring will depend on individual circumstances, the state’s health secretary said Wednesday.

3 hours ago

Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain (R) listens while US President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on the Canadian Parliament shooting after their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House October 22.  (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola in U.S.

President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed optimism about the Ebola situation in the U.S. as he met with his Ebola response team, including his first meeting with his new point man on the deadly disease.

5 hours ago

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U.S. to Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

8 hours ago

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10 hours ago

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Va. Officials Set Up Hotline for Ebola Questions

The Virginia Department of Health is helping answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola to Virginians.

14 hours ago

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Ebola-Free African Nation To Begin Checking Visiting Americans For Deadly Virus

As the U.S. closed a gap in its Ebola screening, an Ebola-free African country said it would begin checking visiting Americans for the disease.

15 hours ago

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Hospital: American Video Journalist Free of Ebola

An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon.

10/21/2014

An airport worker wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport as the US announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola Virus on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola

The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.

10/21/2014

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a discussion on the American family and cultural values at Catholic University on July 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio Announces Legislation For Temporary Visa Ban On Ebola-Affected West African Nations

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is introducing legislation to temporarily ban new visas for nationals coming from West African nations where the Ebola outbreak is prevalent.

10/21/2014

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