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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Urgent-Care Clinics Not Equipped To Treat Ebola

When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn’t rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.

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CDC Director Testifies At Special House Hearing On Ebola Outbreak

CDC To Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Preps Team

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming […]

10/19/2014

A worker guards the entrance of the Ebola treatment center of aid agency Doctors Without Borders on Oct. 3, 2014 where NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, who has been infected with the Ebola virus is being treated. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola: Is It Time to Panic?

With new reports of the Ebola outbreak, coupled with a CDC director who has admitted that the proper precautions were not taken, and flights continuing to come from Liberia, do you feel there is a […]

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Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US Airports

Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: US Government Wasn’t Aggressive Enough In Managing, Containing Ebola At Dallas Hospital

In the days after the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S., the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was resolute in his confidence about hospitals’ ability to manage the virus.

10/15/2014

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Study: Smoking Causes 14 Million Medical Conditions In US Yearly

Smoking causes about 14 million major medical conditions to adults in the US every year, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Rapid Response Team For Any New Ebola Cases

The government will send a rapid response team to any hospital in the country that diagnoses another Ebola patient, to make sure the local health workers can provide care safely.

10/14/2014

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg delivers his address to participants during the launch promoting the Internet.org app in Jakarta on Oct. 13, 2014. (credit: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Donating $25 Million To CDC To Help Fight Ebola

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic.

10/14/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Therapist: We Could See People With ‘Hypochondria Or Paranoia Take Extreme Precautionary Measures’ Over Ebola

Despite there only being two confirmed cases of Ebola inside the United States, fear has been spreading across the nation.

10/14/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

WHO Warning There Could Be Up To 10,000 New Ebola Cases Weekly

The World Health Organization is projecting up to 10,000 new Ebola cases weekly by the end of November.

10/14/2014

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