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Time has come to quarantine Dallas Presbyterian workers

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings speaks, calling Ebola a “scourge,” during a special vigil service Wednesday for those affected by the disease. (DMN Staff Photo) Update at 3:30 p.m.: I may think a quarantine is necessary for the 75 health workers who have so far been Ebola-free, but the county — and [...]

Obama to appoint Ebola ‘czar’ charged with coordinating fight against epidemic

U.S. President Barack Obama. (Reuters/Larry Downing) US President Barack Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as the Ebola “czar” charged with coordinating government efforts in fight against the spread of the virus in the United States, CNN reports. The news comes less than 24 hours after [...]

From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

By Dana Ford, CNN (CNN) — Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make. Vinson is the only the second person known to have contracted the deadly [...]

2nd Texas health worker with Ebola will be moved to Atlanta

By Josh Levs and Holly Yan, CNN Second Texas health care worker has Ebola  CNN) — [Breaking News update 1:16 p.m.] The first Dallas health care worker with Ebola, Nina Pham, is in “improved condition today,” and the second Dallas health care worker with Ebola is “ill but clinically [...]

‘Surge’ of Ebola personnel sent to Dallas

By Justin Sink – 10/13/14 05:27 PM EDT A “surge” of personnel and other resources has been sent to Dallas to help discover how a nurse was infected with Ebola, top health officials told President Obama during an Oval Office meeting on Monday. The president stressed that the investigation into [...]

U.S. GOVERNMENT SEEKING TO TEST EBOLA VACCINE ON HUMANS

REUTERS REPORTS: The U.S. government will begin testing on people an experimental Ebola vaccine as early as September, after seeing positive results from tests on primates, according to media reports on Thursday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The [...]
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