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.
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.
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.
The World Health Organization believes the true death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could be nearing 15,000.
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.
The Army says 32 soldiers based in southeast Georgia are scheduled to deploy next month to help West Africa fight the Ebola outbreak.
Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
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.
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 World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.