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.
The World Health Organization is projecting up to 10,000 new Ebola cases weekly by the end of November.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the U.S. must “rethink” its approach to handling Ebola infections after a Dallas hospital worker contracted the deadly disease.
CDC: We Can’t Get Ebola Risk To Zero No Matter How Many Airport Screening Procedures Are Put In Place
Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York’s Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.
A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus, as health officials insist is possible.
Dr. Stephen S. Morse, a professor of epidemiology for the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, said that Ebola isn’t something that Americans should be extremely fearful of due to the location of the disease outbreak and the stricter travel regulations begin enforced.
Health officials in Georgia have launched an online clearinghouse for information related to HIV/AIDS in the state.
Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.
The serious-faced physicians practice pulling on bulky white suits and helmets that make them look more like astronauts than doctors preparing to fight a deadly enemy.
CDC Director: Sealing Borders, Isolating West African Nations ‘Increases People’s Distrust Of Government’
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that isolating or imposing a travel ban of West Africa would increase distrust of the government.