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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 [...]
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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What We Were Told About Ebola

Sen. John McCain claimed on a Sunday talk show that “we were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States.” Not exactly. U.S. health officials, early in the outbreak, said it was highly unlikely, but we could not find any instances of them saying it would never [...]

OBAMA PLAYS 200TH ROUND OF GOLF AS 2ND EBOLA CASE EMERGES!

              (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 speaks with aides about second Ebola case

David Jackson, USA TODAY (Photo: Brendan Smialowski, AFP/Getty Images) President Obama met Monday with senior aides about Ebola, including the question of how a second person in Dallas contracted the deadly virus. “The President was briefed on the status of the investigation [...]

‘Surge’ of Ebola personnel sent to Dallas

By Justin Sink – 10/13/14 05:27 PM EDT A “surge” of personnel and other resources has been sent to Dallas to help discover how a nurse was infected with Ebola, top health officials told President Obama during an Oval Office meeting on Monday. The president stressed that the investigation into [...]
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