Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to be in New York City on Friday to meet with state and city officials regarding an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.
The poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
Active monitoring has ended for the last of the 114 health care workers who cared for Dr. Craig Spencer – New York City’s only Ebola patient so far.
A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.
Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.
The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.
A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.
Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
New York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.
The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.
The Giants face a tough opponent this weekend, but are preparing for another another just as carefully.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.