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  • Doctor now with Ebola went through enhanced screening at JFK airport

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The doctor who has been diagnosed with Ebola in New York City arrived at John F. Kennedy International airport on Oct. 17 and went through the ramped-up screening for travelers from the worst-hit West African countries, officials said...
  • One of three close contacts of New York Ebola patient is in hospital

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of three people who were in close contact with a New York doctor who has Ebola is in the hospital, New York City Health Commissioner Mary Travis Bassett said on Thursday. Dr. Craig Spencer, who worked in West Africa with Ebola...
  • Patient with Ebola-like symptoms in New York was in West Africa

    Patient with Ebola-like symptoms in New York was in West Africa
    A patient with possible Ebola symptoms has been isolated in New York City, and health officials there say they have begun tracing the person’s contacts as they await results of an Ebola test. The patient, who was not identified, was taken to...
  • New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola

    New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola
    A physician with Doctors Without Borders who recently returned from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital, health officials said on Thursday, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the virus. The doctor developed a fever...
  • Travel bans issued in reaction to Ebola

    (Reuters) - The deadliest outbreak on record of the Ebola virus has prompted some countries to respond with travel bans, in an attempt to curb the spread of the deadly virus. The World Health Organization has recommended against any general ban on travel...
  • Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

    Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks
    WEST HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countries...
  • Families of executed French monks say Algiers obstructing justice

    PARIS (Reuters) - The families of seven French Trappist monks killed in Algeria during Islamist-linked violence in 1996 accused Algiers of obstructionism on Thursday in refusing to send samples of their remains to Paris where they could be further tested....
  • EU names coordinator to step up response to Ebola

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union appointed a coordinator on Thursday to lead its drive to fight Ebola in West Africa following criticism that European efforts so far to contain the world's worst recorded outbreak of the disease have been...
  • Obama's Ebola czar lacks medical authority

    Obama's Ebola czar lacks medical authority
    With midterm elections so close, it was inevitable that Ebola would become another depressing political point of division. A scary disease, a scare-mongering media and an easily scared American people make the politics of fear its own epidemic....
  • U.S. charges South Africans in illegal rhino hunting case

    (Reuters) - A South African company has been indicted in Alabama for selling illegal rhinoceros hunts to Americans and secretly trafficking in the endangered animals' horns, which sell on the black market at prices higher than gold, prosecutors said on...
  • NY doctor being tested for Ebola has not been working at hospital

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The doctor being tested in New York for Ebola has not been back to his hospital job or seen patients since returning from West Africa, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center said on Thursday. Dr. Craig...