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100 N.J. residents with no Ebola symptoms being monitored at home, state says

Nurse Kaci Hickox was briefly quarantined at University Hospital in Newark over fears that she may have had Ebola. (Photo by Patti Sapone / NJ Advance Media) TRENTON — There are “approximately 100” people in New Jersey who are under “active monitoring” for Ebola, although no one has shown [...]
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 [...]

Six people in Indiana being monitored for Ebola symptoms, state health officials say

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 29, 2014) – State health officials are monitoring six people in Indiana for Ebola symptoms in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All are considered low risk. Indiana was one of the first states to begin “direct active monitoring” of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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BREAKING: 5-YEAR-OLD BOY TESTED AT BELLEVUE FOR POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA

Dray Clark has an update on the condition of Dr. Craig Spencer at Bellevue Hospital. A 5-year-old boy who had traveled to West Africa has been tested for Ebola after having possible symptoms of the virus, health officials say.The boy was brought to Bellevue Hospital Sunday night.He [...]
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 [...]

Patient being tested for Ebola in the Mid-South in stable condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A patient in the Mid-South is in isolation and being tested for Ebola at Methodist University Hospital is in stable condition. Officials tell us the isolated area is separate from the main hospital on Methodist University Hospital Campus. Methodist University Hospital released the [...]
Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

SHARE: How Many Cases are Going Unreported? Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

The three people, who recently arrived to Bucks County from western Africa, are being monitored under a new CDC screening protocol. By Kara Seymour (Patch Staff)Updated October 23, 2014 at 7:47 am 1 In what is being described as a “proactive step,” the Bucks County Health Department is [...]

GOOD ADVICE: NY News Anchor Offers Ebola Advice: Don’t Eat the Infected Feces (VIDEO)

New York City news anchor Errol Louis offered some sage wisdom on not contracting Ebola as he was reporting on the case of Ebola confirmed in the city: If you see some strange poop on the subway, don’t eat it. It’s that simple. “People are wondering about methods of transmission,” he said, and [...]

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 [...]
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