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.
Smoking causes about 14 million major medical conditions to adults in the US every year, a new study finds.
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.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic.
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.