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The complex of connected trailers set up by Hackensack University Medical Center sits in a private lot next to a McDonald's and a train station. (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Questions Arise About Location Of Hackensack University Medical Center’s Ebola Treatment Center

Questions have arisen about a New Jersey hospital’s setup to treat Ebola patients.

10/30/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure

A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.

10/21/2014

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Obama Names Ebola ‘Czar’ As Precautions Expand

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.

10/17/2014

A passenger is screened for Ebola. (credit: CBS 2)

Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US Airports

Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

CDC Fact Sheet: Ebola Screening Of Travelers At Airports

This fact sheet helps explain the measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection, and their partners are taking at airports both in the United States and in affected countries in West Africa to prevent the spread of Ebola.

10/08/2014

Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

CDC: 4-Year-Old NJ Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus D68

So far, New Jersey has nine confirmed cases of the virus in Camden, Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.

10/04/2014

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N.J. Department Of Health: Sick Passenger On Newark Flight Does Not Have Ebola

Port Authority police said a passenger on board United Flight 998, inbound from Brussels, was vomiting aboard the plane.

10/04/2014

Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

CDC Confirms Hamilton, New Jersey Boy, 4, Died With Enterovirus D68

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday night that Enterovirus D68 was involved in the death of a 4-year-old boy in Hamilton, New Jersey last week.

10/03/2014

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Report: Yale Research Students To Voluntarily Sequester Themselves Following Trip From Liberia

Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.

10/03/2014

The first confirmed Ebola virus patient diagnosed in the U.S. was treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Expert Wonders Why Texas Ebola Patient Wasn’t Isolated Immediately

A man in Dallas has become the first person in the United States with a confirmed Ebola virus diagnosis, and one local expert was alarmed that the patient was not isolated immediately.

09/30/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

NY Dept. Of Health: Enterovirus D68 Spreading Across State

The New York State Department of Health says enterovirus D68 is spreading and is warning New Yorkers to take steps to prevent new infections.

09/24/2014

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Cases Of Respiratory Virus Afflicting Children Showing Up In Tri-State Area

Officials said Wednesday that a New York City child and a Long Island elementary school student have been diagnosed with enterovirus 68. Cases of the virus have also been confirmed in New Jersey and Connecticut.

09/18/2014

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CDC: No Infectious Disease Risk Found In Sick Passenger Aboard JFK-Bound Flight

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control was notified of a flight from Abu Dhabi into Kennedy International Airport with a sick passenger on board, Port Authority said.

08/05/2014

Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry on April 14, 2014. (credit: Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

US Warns Against Traveling To Ebola-Hit Countries

The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year.

07/31/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer proposes regulations on liquid nicotine containers (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Regulations For Liquid E-Cigarette Containers

Schumer was joined by Dr. Maida Galvez and students from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require child-proof safety caps and clear warning labels on the liquid containers.

06/29/2014

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