McCain: Obama Administration Needs Ebola 'Czar'Health officials are intensifying the monitoring of hospital workers who provided care to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. after one of them was infected with the virus despite wearing protective gear.
2nd Ebola Case in Texas Shows a Breach in Protocol, CDC SaysA Texas health care worker who provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus, health officials said Sunday in a statement. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.
CDC Director: We Have To Work Now So Ebola 'Is Not The World's Next AIDS'The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a top-level forum in Washington, D.C., that the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything he’s seen since the AIDS epidemic.
White House: West Africa Travel Ban Is 'Not Something We're Currently Considering'Raising fresh concern around the world, a nurse in Spain on Monday became the first person known to catch Ebola outside the outbreak zone in West Africa. In the U.S., President Barack Obama said the government was considering ordering more careful screening of airline passengers arriving from the region.
Trump: Americans Don't Trust US Government To Handle Ebola After Obamacare, BenghaziBillionaire Donald Trump said that Obamacare and Benghazi make it clear that the U.S. has no control over the Ebola virus.
Cruz: FAA Needs To 'Take Every Available Precaution In Preventing Additional Cases From Arriving' In USSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to take precautions to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.
Law Enforcement Posted Outside Home Of Ebola Patient's Family As 4 Relatives Ordered To Stay InsideTexas health officials have ordered four close family members of the Ebola patient in Dallas to stay in their home, and they've posted law enforcement outside to be sure.
Expert: 'I Think We Lost Thousands And Thousands Of Lives' To Ebola Due To US Government's Delayed ResponseThe first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.
Report: Obama Rode Elevator With Armed FelonPublished reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions.
CDC Director: 'I Have No Doubt That We Will Control This Case of Ebola'Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
U.S. Health Officials: West Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 1.4 Million PeopleThey laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa: warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January; or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.
CDC Confirms Respiratory Illness in Va.Virginia is the latest state to detect a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
Obama To Assign 3,000 US Military Personnel To West Africa To 'Combat And Contain' Ebola OutbreakThe Obama administration will assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa "to combat and contain" what senior administration officials call an "extraordinarily serious epidemic."
CDC: US Children Consume Too Much SaltAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.