By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14 09:36 AM
A former Food and Drug Administration chief scientist and top infectious disease specialist said that several people were exposed to the Ebola virus by the unidentified patient in Dallas, America's first case, and it's likely that many more will be infected.
09/30/14 11:46 PM
DALLAS (AP) — The 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. The unidentified man was critically ill and has been in isolation at...
By Brian Hughes | 09/30/14 06:40 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will announce in a press conference later Tuesday that the first case of the deadly Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/30/14 04:56 PM
The first case of Ebola in the United States has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
09/30/14 12:31 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives. Soon her mother's sorrow became so...
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 12:10 PM
Not waiting for Washington's direction on how to aid in the fight against Ebola in Africa, American church groups are assembling ground teams and truckloads of food to send to the region beset with the virus.
09/29/14 06:31 PM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate international aid to assist West Africa to combat the accelerating crisis. This outbreak has spiraled into the worst ever for Ebola, and the World Health Organization says...
09/28/14 10:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital. The patient, who was not identified, arrived at NIH's Clinical Center about 4 p.m., NIH...
09/28/14 06:47 AM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time in an unprepared West Africa and eventually became the worst-ever outbreak, the gap between what has been sent by other countries and private groups and...
09/27/14 03:31 PM
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola. Bernice Dahn, a deputy health minister who has represented Liberia at regional conferences about combating the epidemic, told The Associated Press...
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 10:41 AM
President Obama touts U.S. leadership in building coalitions to block the Islamic State and combat global warming.
09/26/14 07:31 PM
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is greatly expanding the medical mission it's sending to Africa to fight Ebola. The Health Ministry earlier said it would send 165 health workers to Liberia. Now it's saying the mission will include 461 health workers, and some will be sent to Liberia and Guinea. The...
09/26/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration won't deport Liberian immigrants back to the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for at least two more years. President Barack Obama on Friday granted Liberian immigrants a legal protection, called a "deferred enforced departure." The...
09/26/14 03:31 PM
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available in the coming months and could eventually be given to health care workers and other people at high risk of the deadly disease, the World Health Organization said Friday. Public health experts are...
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/26/14 03:12 PM
At the end of an already eventful week, Attorney General Eric Holder announced his intention to resign from his position in the Obama administration.
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