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  • Ebola Scott preparacion

    Ebola Scott preparacion
    — Gov. Rick Scott criticized federal health authorities Friday and insisted they rev up preparations to handle potential Ebola cases in Florida. By Saturday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had agreed to some of Scott's requests...
  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine

    Flu season here; health officials urge vaccine
    Flu season has officially begun, and though the risk of catching the disease is low this early in the season, health officials emphasize that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot as soon as possible. "Now is a great time to get vaccinated...
  • Arrestee's Ebola claim was false, sheriff says

    Arrestee's Ebola claim was false, sheriff says
    Broward County's busiest court was disrupted Friday and its biggest jail was locked down for four hours after a judge cleared a courtroom because an arrestee allegedly told police he had Ebola. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue hazmat responders wearing...
  • Jesse Saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless with Asperger's syndrome

    Jesse Saperstein's life can be divided into two parts. In his youth, he blurted out inappropriate comments, he had outbursts of anger and struggled terribly with new situations. He didn't see a future for himself. But in the second half of his life as...
  • Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa

    Obama authorizes National Guard for Ebola mission in West Africa
    President Barack Obama authorized calling up military reservists for the U.S. fight against Ebola in West Africa on Thursday, as lawmakers criticized his administration's efforts to contain the disease at home. Obama's move came after lawmakers held a...
  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips. A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel...
  • Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo is now virus-free; Nina Pham improving

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo no longer has Ebola, health officials announced Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Texas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded to "good" from "fair," and Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the opening of a...
  • Behind State's 'Stringent' Ebola Guidelines, Quarantine Not Automatic

    Behind State's 'Stringent' Ebola Guidelines, Quarantine Not Automatic
    New state Ebola guidelines require that even those returning from West African travel with no symptoms to go through a 21-day quarantine, but the state health commissioner said that, in reality, she would have the discretion to decide whether such a...
  • Ebola outbreak spurs production of protective suits

    The Ebola outbreak has sparked demand for protective apparel worn by healthcare workers, causing manufacturers to increase production and speculative investors to boost the stock prices of some companies that make germ-resistant suits, smocks and masks....
  • Gearing up for the Ebola threat: Front & Center

    Last week, officials delayed a flight from Charlotte, N.C., to Tampa because a passenger complained of Ebola-like symptoms. Officials transferred other travelers to another plane, disinfected the first plane, and tested the passenger. It was a false...