The Ebola virus may still be be infectious up to a full week after a person infected with it has died, a new study has found.
A top health official says he’s “encouraged” by a $5.4 billion spending plan proposed by Congress to fight Ebola.
Emory University Hospital confirms it will receive an American health-care worker in West Africa who may have been infected with Ebola.
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.