Dr. Tom Frieden

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 Issues Updated Ebola Guidelines Recommending High-Risk People Avoid Commercial Travel, Large Gatherings

U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.

10/28/2014

Passengers arrive at Los Angeles International Airport as fear of the Ebola virus continues to grow in the U.S. on Oct. 17, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor: Monitoring At Airports Can’t Stop Ebola From Coming In

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

10/23/2014

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

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 Director: ‘The Enemy Here Is Ebola’

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.

10/13/2014

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)

Doctor: ‘Challenge Is Formidable’ For Small Hospitals To Take Care Of Ebola Patients

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.

10/13/2014

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 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.

10/07/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: ‘We Have Never Seen An Ebola Epidemic Before In The World’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. The nation’s top infectious diseases expert says it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and […]

10/07/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: ‘Medications Are Going To Be Hard To Find That Work Against Ebola’

The director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that medications to treat Ebola will be “hard to find.”

10/06/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: We Are Stopping Spread Of Ebola In US In Its Tracks

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes they are stopping the potential spread of Ebola after the first case of the virus was diagnosed in the U.S. in Dallas.

10/01/2014

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden testifies during a hearing before the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Aug. 7, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Spiraling Out Of Control’

The director for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says that the Ebola outbreak is going to get worse.

09/02/2014

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