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  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • CDC acknowledges old Ebola treatment rules were too lax, imposes new ones

    WASHINGTON The federal government on Monday tightened its infection control regulations for health care workers who care for Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will now require that medical personnel train, practice and show...
  • Fauci acknowledges that Ebola guidelines failed to protect caregivers

    A top federal health official conceded Sunday that the government-recommended protective gear worn by nurses and doctors caring for patients sickened by Ebola has been inadequate to protect caregivers from infection. The official, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci,...
  • Ebola scare has had minimal effect on business travel, survey finds

    The Ebola scare that has prompted calls for a travel ban and a quarantine of visitors from West Africa has done little to dampen business travel from the U.S. Nearly 80% of corporate travel managers surveyed said the Ebola outbreak had either no or...
  • How to spend $25m on Ebola

    How to spend $25m on Ebola
    I note that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have gifted $25 million to fight the Ebola epidemic. I have a great plan for part of the money. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has failed so far, I think we should give $10...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Klain is not the right person to deal with Ebola crisis

    WASHINGTON The other day the receptionist at my local neighborhood hospital where I had gone for magnetic imagery handed me a sheet and asked me to sign, not an unusual occurrence in an age where before we can be treated we must attest to our...
  • Jacquielynn Floyd: Good sense will inoculate you against Ebolaphobia

    Dear World: Greetings from Dallas! Since we seem to be top of mind for pretty much everybody on the planet right now, I'd like to share a few facts. Far-fetched though it might seem, we are not all running through the streets, yodeling in terror and...
  • WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free in 'spectacular success'

    LAGOS/LUXEMBOURG With no new confirmed cases reported for 42 days, which is twice the incubation period for the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday declared Nigeria free of Ebola transmission. "This is a spectacular...
  • As quarantine ends, Ebola victim's fiancee praises nurses

    One day before Thomas Eric Duncan’s friends and family were to get out of quarantine, his fiancee said they remain healthy, but that she aches for the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for him. Louise Troh issued a statement Sunday...
  • Americans want someone to blame for Ebola

    With a new week, and the possibility of additional Ebola patients, Americans — or at least American politicians — have an urgent need: someone to blame. After all, while more than 4,000 Africans dying of Ebola was not enough to grab our...
  • Trabajadores de salud en Florida reciben entranamiento para tratamiento de ébola

    Trabajadores de salud en Florida reciben entranamiento para tratamiento de ébola
    Los trabajadores sanitarios de los hospitales públicos de Florida recibirán el lunes entrenamiento y formación ante el virus del ébola por medio de una conferencia coordinada por los Centros de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), informaron las...