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The Ebola outbreak in Texas is about to end.

As of midnight Friday, it will have been 21 days since anyone got Ebola or was in contact with someone who got Ebola. “God willing, we are going to be Ebola-free Friday midnight,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, the elected official who oversaw the county’s response to its three-person [...]

Ebola Outbreak 2014 News Update, Watchlist & Death Toll: Spanish Nurse Aide, Nebraska Cameraman Cleared; Texas Nurses in ‘Good Condition’

(Photo : Getty) The only Ebola patient confined in Nebraska Medical Center, Ashoka Mukpo, has been declared free from the virus on Tuesday. The freelance cameraman tweeted, “Recovering from Ebola is a truly humbling feeling. Too many are not as fortunate and lucky as I’ve been. I’m very happy [...]

Ebola search expands in Ohio

Police keep watch on a home, Oct. 16, 2014, in Tallmadge, Ohio, where Amber Joy Vinson stayed over the weekend before flying home to Dallas. AP COLUMBUS, Ohio — Health officials expanded their search for people who may have had contact with a Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola to include another [...]

Travel ban for Texas health care workers in Ebola case

A health care worker who may have handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas, is currently on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. government is working to get her and her husband back home. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez, AP) 497CONNECT 146TWEETLINKEDIN [...]

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 [...]

Obama: I ‘hugged and kissed’ Ebola nurses

U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting with cabinet agencies coordinating the government’s Ebola response, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington October 15, 2014. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque) President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the US response to the Ebola [...]

Texas Officials & Healthcare Workers say “Imminent Ebola Epidemic is a Certainty”

  Texas officials and healthcare workers from around the state are urgently warning friends and family that an “imminent Ebola epidemic is a certainty“. This is not a test. The above quote is drawn from a conversation between the author and a Texas healthcare professional with over 39 years of [...]

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 [...]
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