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Ebola Outbreak 2014 Latest News: ‘Ebola czar’ Ron Klain to exit by March 1, White House to decide whether replacement necessary

Facebook photo by Martin Zinggl/MSF Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) issued a statement Oct. 24 confirming Dr. Craig Spencer of New York City has been diagnosed with Ebola and affirmed the organization has strict guidelines in place for its staff members returning from Ebola [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

White House shifts into crisis mode on Ebola response

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rising public anxiety about the Ebola virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode and cancel two days of planned political events as President Barack Obama strives to show he has control over stopping the spread of the deadly disease. Just [...]

President Cancels Trip to Meet on Ebola Outbreak

  President Barack Obama is cancelling political travel to meet with his Cabinet on the Ebola outbreak. WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is cancelling political travel to meet with his Cabinet on the Ebola outbreak. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The White [...]

CDC acknowledges it could have done more on Ebola

By EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – The nation’s top disease-fighting agency acknowledged Tuesday that federal health experts failed to do all they should have done to prevent Ebola from spreading from a Liberian man who died last week in Texas to the [...]


              (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});         By  SARAH RUMPF– AUSTIN, Texas – After hearing the news shortly after midnight early Sunday morning that a second Ebola case had been diagnosed in a Texas Presbyterian Hospital nurse, Dallas Mayor Mike [...]

Obama:”You cant get Ebola sitting on bus”; CDC:”Avoid Mass Transit” – Speaking in a video message to residents of West African countries currently experiencing outbreaks of Ebola, President Barack Obama dispensed advice on how residents can avoid the disease, including:”You cannot get it through casual contact like sitting next to someone on a bus.” At [...]

John McCain, Czar Hater, Calls For Ebola Czar John McCain, Czar Hater, Calls For Ebola Czar

The Huffington Post  | By Ariel Edwards-Levy   Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) believes President Barack Obama should appoint a “czar” to lead America’s response to Ebola. “From spending time here in Arizona, my constituents are not comforted. There has to be more reassurance given to them. I [...]

Politifact Catches McCain Lying About Ebola

AUTHOR: DEWYN OCTOBER 12, 2014 9:29 PM John McCain, making his usual rounds on the Sunday morning talk shows, had much to say about the latest outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. and while he didn’t exactly blame the President, he did say that we were told there would be no Ebola in the United States. [...]
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