News of Dr. Martin Salia’s death from Ebola at a clinic in Nebraska is taking a heavy toll on the West African community in Maryland, and those who knew the surgeon remember him for his generosity.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday there are encouraging signs of progress against the Ebola virus in West Africa, and he said the U.S. military can take some credit for containing it.
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has died, according to Nebraska Medical Center.
A 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.
Health workers on the front line of the Ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn’t letting up, as Congress begins considering President Barack Obama’s $6.2 billion emergency aid request to fight the disease.
Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.
Poll: 80 Percent Of Americans Believe US Citizens Returning From Ebola-Ravaged West Africa Should Be Quarantined
A new poll finds that a majority of Americans support quarantining people arriving from West Africa.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday criticized President Barack Obama’s initial handling of the Ebola crisis as “incompetent,” saying it gave rise to unneeded fears among the American public about the virus.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has received information from within the Obama administration that the White House is developing plans on bringing non-American Ebola patients to the U.S. to treat them.
U.S. soldiers returning from Liberia are being placed in isolation in Vicenza, Italy out of concern for the Ebola virus, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.