Ebola Outbreak

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.

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Medical staff members of the Croix Rouge NGO remove the corpse of a victim of Ebola, from a house in Monrovia, on Sept. 29, 2014. (credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

US Troops Break Ground For Field Hospital In Liberia To Battle Ebola

U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.

09/30/2014

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)

GOP Senator: We Must Take ‘Ebola Epidemic As Seriously As We Take ISIS’

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

09/17/2014

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

Health workers take off their protective suits after finishing disinfecting areas at the Pita hospital on Aug. 25, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Several US Colleges Screening Students From West Africa For Ebola

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

08/29/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Dr. Brantly: ‘God Saved My Life’

The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.

08/21/2014

A girl suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 16, 2014. (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Has Killed More Than 1,200 People

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

08/19/2014

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)

Researchers Don’t Know How To Stop Ebola From Seeding New Outbreaks

A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola: No one knows exactly where the virus comes from or how to stop it from seeding new outbreaks.

08/18/2014

A photo taken on Aug. 6, 2014 shows an Ebola information poster displayed in a street of Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Liberia To Receive Doses Of Experimental Ebola Drug To Give To Sick Doctors

Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.

08/12/2014

A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of Ebola treatment capabilities at Station 59 at Charite hospital on Aug. 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Spain Obtains Scarce Experimental Ebola Drug To Treat Missionary Priest

In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus.

08/11/2014

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