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  • U.S. issues new ebola protocals for health workers

    DALLAS - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government'...
  • America needs straight talk on Ebola to prevent panic

    Let's make a deal: We'll all promise not to panic about Ebola if the experts — especially those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — agree to get their stories straight. They should begin by giving a better explanation of...
  • As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows

    As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows
    With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. As though...
  • Obama: not perfect, but better than we've had in a long time

    Obama: not perfect, but better than we've had in a long time
    To the editor: Messiah or mess? Nonsense. I agree that in previous administrations we've had some messes, but never a messiah. As for Barack Obama, he has done what I would want and expect from a competent president. ("Obama: messiah or mess?," Op-Ed,...
  • 'We can't give in to hysteria,' Obama says of Ebola fears

    'We can't give in to hysteria,' Obama says of Ebola fears
    Trying to calm an increasingly alarmed public, President Obama on Saturday urged Americans to keep the Texas Ebola cases “in perspective,” as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepared new guidelines for healthcare workers who...
  • Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative

    Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative
    The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston, Texas, early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday. Carnival Cruise Lines...
  • White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response

    White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response
    With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead of the midterm...
  • 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,...
  • U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response

    U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response
    U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost. Klain, a former...
  • 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...