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  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat

    From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat
    It began in a village deep in the forests of southeastern Guinea, when a 2-year-old boy named Emile developed a mysterious illness. Nothing, it seemed, could stem the child's fever and vomiting, and he died within days. A week later, the illness...
  • Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis

    Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis
    Jamaica has issued a travel ban against travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola crisis, a government news service announced Thursday. It joins the island of St. Lucia, Guyana and Haiti in barring people from the three West...
  • We asked you: Should the U.S. restrict travel to guard against Ebola?

    Block W. African travel After the death of Thomas Duncan last week, it is time to block the travel of all people to the United States from the Western African countries until Ebola is no longer an epidemic Meredith Cohen Orlando Trouble coming...
  • Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know

    Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know
    A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola. Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
  • Family, friends question medical care given Texas Ebola patient

    Family and friends of the first person to die of Ebola in the United States condemned the medical care that Thomas Eric Duncan received and called for a full examination of the case. Duncan, 42, who was from Liberia, died Wednesday in Dallas after being...
  • Obama pulled 2 ways in responding to Ebola

    Obama pulled 2 ways in responding to Ebola
    President Obama talked up his administration's response to Ebola and the procedures standing as a line of defense against the spread of the virus in the U.S. while flanked by military and civilian advisors. After several minutes of this show of force,...
  • Patient screened for Ebola in South Florida

    Patient screened for Ebola in South Florida
    A patient was tested for Ebola Sunday at a Miami-area hospital, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said. The patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for the disease, but the test was conducted to err on the side of caution,...
  • Stopping Ebola in the U.S.: A lesson from Dallas

    Stopping Ebola in the U.S.: A lesson from Dallas
    After four health care workers with Ebola were flown from West Africa to the United States for care last month, the first case in the U.S. has been diagnosed in a Liberian man visiting Dallas. While it's extremely unlikely this case will lead to a...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • New Jersey Ebola scare over; man does not have disease

    The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas...