When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn’t rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.
ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming […]
With new reports of the Ebola outbreak, coupled with a CDC director who has admitted that the proper precautions were not taken, and flights continuing to come from Liberia, do you feel there is a […]
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says state officials and hospitals are prepared if patients are diagnosed with Ebola, but he approves of calls to ban travel from impacted countries.
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.
A second Dallas-based nurse who was recently diagnosed with Ebola after treating a man who later died of the virus has arrived in Atlanta for treatment.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
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.
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.