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  • Obama pide no caer en el pánico por el ébola

    Obama pide no caer en el pánico por el ébola
    WASHINGTON — El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pidió a los estadounidenses que no se dejen llevar por la "histeria" por la propagación del virus del ébola, luego de que se diagnosticaran tres casos en el país y se puso bajo...
  • Obama dice que EEUU está preparado ante el ébola

    Obama dice que EEUU está preparado ante el ébola
    WASHINGTON - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, lanzó este sábado un mensaje tranquilizador a la población tras la alarma social generada por los dos primeros contagios en el país y aseguró que la nación está "preparada" para evitar un brote...
  • Ebola 'czar' named by White House

    Ebola 'czar' named by White House
    President Obama on Friday tapped longtime Democratic operative Ron Klain to coordinate the federal government’s response to the threat of widespread infection from the Ebola virus. The move came as the president and his administration faced mounting...
  • Vigilance for viruses requires money, bipartisan support

    Vigilance for viruses requires money, bipartisan support
    Last year, I interviewed both Dr. Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of the virus that causes AIDS, and Dr. Alfred Sommer, whose work on vitamin A deficiency is credited with saving millions of lives around the world. Without prompting, both men expressed...
  • HHS investing $5.8M in Ebola vaccine Baltimore company Profectus is developing

    HHS investing $5.8M in Ebola vaccine Baltimore company Profectus is developing
    An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving $5.8 million to Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences for its efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine. The investment comes as the southeast Baltimore biotechnology company prepares to...
  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...
  • Nina Pham, Ebola-infected nurse, sheds happy tears in video

    Nina Pham, Ebola-infected nurse, sheds happy tears in video
    A video of Nina Pham, the first person known to contract Ebola in the United States, shows the Dallas nurse in good, if emotional, spirits. "Don't cry! Don't cry!" a healthcare worker in the room says as Pham, sitting up in her hospital bed and wearing a...
  • CDC lowers temperature threshold for Ebola fever

    Without explanation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lowered its threshold for suspecting that someone might be infected with Ebola from 101.5 degrees to 100.4. The presence of fever remains the indication most relied upon...
  • 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...
  • Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics

    Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics
    A local longshoremen's union in Baltimore briefly refused to work a ship from West Africa. Questions about a patient's medical transport sparked a fury. And Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican and a doctor, called for a ban on travel from...
  • 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...