Ebola

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

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)

Vets Issue Advice On Pets That May Have Ebola

Pets that have been in close contact with Ebola-infected people should be quarantined and — if they test positive — euthanized, according to new guidance issued Wednesday by a veterinarians’ group.

11/12/2014

Kaci Hickox walks outside of her home to give a statement to the media on October 31, 2014 in Fort Kent, Maine. After returning from Sierra Leone where she worked with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients, nurse Hickox publicly challenged a quarantine order by the state of Maine. She has twice tested negative for Ebola and says she will lead a normal life unless she feels ill. Hickox and her boyfriend, both staying in Fort Kent, headed out for a bike ride yesterday morning followed by the media and State Police. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ebola Nurse To Be Advocate For Health Workers

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.

11/10/2014

Amber Vinson says she checked with officials before flying from Dallas to Cleveland and back. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Dallas Nurse Who Caught Ebola: ‘I’m Not Careless’

Amber Vinson says she checked with officials before flying from Dallas to Cleveland and back.

11/06/2014

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Report: Ebola Spreading In Sierra Leone 9 Times Faster Than In September

A new report by the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) said that the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is spreading up to nine times faster than just two months ago.

11/04/2014

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: It’s ‘Quite Possible That Every Major City Will See At Least A Handful’ Of Ebola Cases

Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.

11/03/2014

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

Dallas Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Released From Atlanta Hospital

A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she’s virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

10/28/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) attends a Birthday Bash for Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) on Oct. 25, 2014 in Clive, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Christie: CDC’s New Ebola Policies ‘Incredibly Confusing’

Gov. Chris Christie is holding firm on the quarantine policy that New Jersey has implemented in a bid to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/28/2014

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 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

An airport worker wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport as the U.S. announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola virus on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

GA Governor Announces Ebola Airport Screening Plan

Since Georgia is home to one of five airports where people can arrive in the U.S. from countries affected by Ebola, the state’s governor said Monday extra screening and precautions are necessary.

10/27/2014

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