Ebola Virus

Volunteers in protective suit carry for burial the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, some 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown, on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Stewart Deploying 32 Soldiers To Fight Ebola

The Army says 32 soldiers based in southeast Georgia are scheduled to deploy next month to help West Africa fight the Ebola outbreak.

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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, 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

Health officials have announced an additional layer of Ebola screening at five airports, including Hartsfield-Jackson, for passengers arriving from West Africa. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Additional Ebola Screening To Start At 5 U.S. Airports

Hartsfield-Jackson will be joined by New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles and Chicago in adding an extra layer of screening for passengers arriving from West Africa.

10/08/2014

American hospital Ebola isolation units are modeled after this one at Emory University Hospital. (Photo by Jack Kearse/Emory University via Getty Images)

Obama Administration Urges Calm Over U.S. Ebola Case

Health officials are monitoring about 50 people who came into the contact with the man; four have been quarantined.

10/03/2014

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)

Doctor Wears Full Protection Gear To Atlanta Airport To Protest CDC’s Ebola Response

A Missouri doctor arrived to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport dressed in full protection gear to protest what he called the mismanagement of the Ebola crisis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10/02/2014

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)

Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Fear Large Ebola Outbreak In The Next Year

Nearly four-in-ten (39 percent) U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large outbreak of the Ebola virus, and more than one-quarter (26 percent) are concerned that they or someone in their immediate family may get sick with Ebola in the next year.

08/22/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 21:  Dr. Kent Brantly (right), stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Brantly thanked the medical team, his family and Samaritan's purse for their help in his recovery.  Dr. Brantly and another patient, Nancy Writebol, were released from Emory Hospital after receiving treatment for Ebola that they both contracted while working as medical missionaries in Liberia.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

American Ebola Doc Urges Help Fighting Outbreak

As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn’t spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus.

08/22/2014

Dr. Kent Brantley hugs Dr. Alexander Isakov  upon Brantley's release from Emory Hospital, where he and another medical missionary were treated for the Ebola virus infection they contracted in Liberia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

American Ebola Doctor: ‘I Am Thrilled To Be Alive’

Dr. Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary, Nancy Writebol, are expected to make full recoveries after treatment for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital.

08/21/2014

One of the isolation rooms where Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being treated. (Jack Kearse/Emory University via Getty Images)

American Ebola Patients Improving

Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being treated in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital.

08/08/2014

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