US Cutting Back Ebola Military ResponseThe U.S. military is scaling back its planned Ebola response deployments to Liberia from 4,000 troops to 3,000, the U.S. commander in Liberia said Wednesday.
Liberia Ambassador: Ebola Can Be Brought Under Control By End Of YearLiberia needs help from U.S. troops, more ambulances and food to cope with the Ebola crisis, but the deadly disease can be brought under control by the end of the year, its ambassador to the United States said Wednesday.
CBS News: US Soldiers Returning From Liberia Being Placed In Isolation In Italy Over Ebola ConcernsU.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.
U.S. Steps Up Domestic Response to Ebola CrisisThe federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
U.S. Marines Arrive At Ebola 'Hot Zone'Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone with an additional 100 Marines to join 200 already on the ground to help medical authorities cope with the outbreak.
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.
Pentagon: 100 U.S. Marines Heading to Liberia The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.
Dulles One of 5 U.S. Airports to Start Fever Screening For EbolaThe government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.
Banking Report: Cost Of Ebola Could Top $32 BillionThe economic impact of the Ebola epidemic could reach $32.6 billion by the end of next year if the disease ravaging Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone spreads to neighboring countries in West Africa, the World Bank Group said Wednesday.
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.