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  • 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, 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,...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    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

    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...
  • Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people

    Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people
    A Liberian man who was turned away from a Dallas hospital last week only to return days later and test positive for Ebola told a nurse he had recently been in Africa, but that information did not appear in the electronic medical record provided to the...
  • Returning From Work In Liberia, Yale Researchers Will Sequester Themselves For 21 Days

    Two Yale doctoral students returning from research in Liberia on Saturday have agreed to sequester themselves for three weeks, even though they are not exhibiting symptoms of the Ebola virus that they traveled to West Africa to study. In a letter...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....