Posts tagged Nina Pham

Nurse with Ebola ‘exposure’ to be admitted to NIH hospital

The National Institutes of Health “expects to admit a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus” later Thursday into its facility in Bethesda, Maryland, “for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol,” the NIH said. The patient is an American nurse who volunteered at an Ebola treatment unit [...]

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 [...]

Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus

FORT WORTH — Who would have thought a disease in West Africa would hit North Texas over and over and over again? “It’s been really sobering and eye-opening,” said Fort Worth resident Hannah Behrens. Wednesday night, Fort Worth’s religious communities gathered to pray for the well-being [...]


Akron — There are still no confirmed cases of Ebola in Summit County, health officials said Oct. 21. During a Summit County Public Health media phone conference update, Commissioner Gene Nixon said two people are currently under quarantine in Summit County; eight people are receiving active [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

UN: We Botched Response to the Ebola Outbreak

Medical staff in protective gear escort Nina Pham, exiting the ambulance, to a nearby aircraft at Love Field, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Dallas. Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was diagnosed with the Ebola virus after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan who died of [...]

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 [...]

Ebola Nurse Nina Pham is Stable in Maryland

NURSE WITH EBOLA ARRIVES AT NIH IN MARYLAND HEALTH VIDEO WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal health official says a nurse infected with the Ebola virus is stable and resting comfortably at the National Institute of Health, a research hospital in Maryland. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || [...]

Texas Hospital Director ‘Deeply Sorry’ for ‘Mistakes’

BY MAGGIE FOX AND ERIN MCCLAM An official at the Dallas hospital where two nurses contracted Ebola told Congress on Thursday that emergency staff were not trained this summer on how to handle the virus, despite warnings from health officials about the outbreak in West Africa. The official, Dr. [...]


ABC NEWS A Dallas nurse said today that the administrators of the hospital where two colleagues contracted Ebola should be “ashamed” that they asked the women to “undertake this huge, monumental task” of treating an Ebola patient without the proper equipment and training. Brianna [...]

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 [...]
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