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1 Iowan quarantined for ‘some risk’ of Ebola after traveling

    Public health officials in Iowa are closely watching one Iowan who has recently traveled to a West African country and was at “some risk” of being exposed to Ebola. As of Thursday, Nov. 6, the Iowa Department of Public Health said 12 travelers who had visited either Sierra Leone, Liberia or [...]
A protester outside the White House demands a halt to all flights to the United States from West Africa.

Why It’s OK To Worry About Ebola, And What’s Truly Scary

A protester outside the White House demands a halt to all flights to the United States from West Africa. Mladen Antonov /AFP/Getty Images Public health types are getting increasingly annoyed with people freaking out about Ebola in the United States, from governors to the general public. It’s [...]

Now California: Stanford ER surgeon being monitored on return from Liberia

A Stanford Hospital emergency room physician and disaster preparedness leader who returned to the United States from Liberia late Friday night is being monitored by public health officials in San Mateo County for the possibility that he contracted Ebola while treating patients there A Stanford [...]

State monitoring 11 who returned from West Africa

    State health officials said Wednesday 11 Delawareans who recently returned from Ebola-affected West African countries are being monitored by the Delaware Division of Public Health. These individuals are considered “low-risk,” which means they did not come into contact with any Ebola-infected [...]

CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined

1 OF 13. A mask-wearing man, who refused to give his name, walks past an apartment building where a child was taken the the hospital to be tested for Ebola in the Bronx borough of New York October 27, 2014. (Reuters) – Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines [...]

Testing negative for Ebola is meaningless; the virus is not detectable for up to six weeks

  (NaturalNews) It’s too bad that many of the people debating the Ebola quarantine issue don’t know anything about virology. So far, the focus on New York’s reversal of its Ebola quarantine rule has centered on a single repeated claim: “The nurse tested NEGATIVE for Ebola!” Therefore she should be [...]
Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters pic

Australia quarantines suspected teen Ebola patient

Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Oct 26 — Australian authorities said today a teenager was in isolation in hospital and undergoing tests for Ebola [...]

Nurse, Tested Negative for Ebola, Criticizes Her Quarantine

 Ms. Hickox, 33, was placed in quarantine under a new policy announced on Friday by the governors of New York and New Jersey. All people entering the United States through Newark Liberty and Kennedy Airports will now be quarantined for 21 days if they had direct contact with Ebola patients in [...]
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Kill Ebola in Minutes with UV Light Robot

While vaccine makers and drug companies are rushing to bring medical interventions to the market that might address the Ebola pandemic, there’s already a technology available right now that can kill Ebola in just two minutes in hospitals, quarantine centers, commercial offices and even public [...]

Are you awake yet? Government-enforced medical quarantines just went from ‘conspiracy theory’ to official policy in NJ and NY

(NaturalNews) The states of New York and New Jersey have leapfrogged federal guidelines and set up their own mandatory 21-day quarantine requirements for arriving passengers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. “The patients with the highest level of possible exposure will be [...]

NJ, NY order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK – Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. The [...]

2 PASSENGERS FROM LIBERIA MONITORED AT CHICAGO HOSPITALS AS PART OF EBOLA SCREENING PROCESS

Emergency crews took one adult and one child who traveled to the U.S. from Liberia to local hospitals after they got sick on their flights. A child who threw up on the plane and a man with nausea were taken to hospitals as a precaution after being screened for Ebola at O’Hare [...]

TWO UNDER QUARANTINE, EIGHT BEING ACTIVELY MONITORED IN SUMMIT COUNTY

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 [...]
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