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  • Hospital head is board recertified

    Jack Ivie, president of Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center, recently earned board recertification in healthcare management. The credentialing system is multifaceted and involves passing the Board of Governors examination in...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness
    Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...
  • After Ebola ebbs, will the world again leave Africa to die?

    After Ebola ebbs, will the world again leave Africa to die?
    The problem with crisis-oriented assistance programs in the Third World is that crises, no matter how urgent they are, eventually fade. Too often, when the crisis disappears, so too do the armies of aid workers and buckets of money deployed by the...
  • After brief scare, Pentagon says ill tourist did not have Ebola

    A woman at the Pentagon who was rushed to a Virginia hospital after police found her vomiting in the parking lot Friday does not have the Ebola virus, local health officials said. After reviewing her travel history and questioning the woman, who has not...
  • Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

    Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease. In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has...
  • In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines

    In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines
    The deadly Ebola virus has struck three people all living within a few miles of one another — and of Christine Carey. Since the first patient was diagnosed Sept. 30, Carey has been attending news conferences and pestering public officials to...
  • More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case

    More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case
    They looked like they were on the set of a science-fiction movie — these two men in large, baggy white suits. A tube secured to one firefighter's face ran down to what looked like a waist pack. Both firefighters wore bright blue gloves, with...
  • Corbett: Stay calm about Ebola

    Corbett: Stay calm about Ebola
    HARRISBURG — Three Pennsylvania residents were on the Cleveland-to-Dallas flight with a nurse who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient in a Texas hospital, Gov. Tom Corbett said Friday. The flight was five days ago, Corbett said, and the...
  • Transfer of Ebola patients reflects a tacit shift in strategy

    Transfer of Ebola patients reflects a tacit shift in strategy
    The federal government effectively began to restrict the care of Ebola patients to hospitals with special bio-containment units Thursday, and the Obama administration labored to reassure jittery Americans and increasingly skeptical lawmakers that public...
  • Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas

    Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas
    The first Texas nurse to contract Ebola, Nina Pham, left the Dallas hospital where she has been receiving treatment for the virus this week for a flight to a National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland, officials said Thursday. Pham, 26, is the...
  • Elementary school in Ohio closes amid Ebola scare

    AKRON, Ohio Judith Resnik Community Learning Center in West Akron was evacuated Thursday amid concerns that the mother of a student came in contact with an Ebola patient who visited the area over the weekend. The Summit County Health Department...