Centers for Disease Control
In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.
Gov. Chris Christie said he has signed an executive order to create an Ebola virus joint response team to coordinate on Ebola preparedness in the state.
New Jersey officials have issued a mandatory quarantine order for members of an NBC crew that was exposed to a cameraman with Ebola.
Port Authority police said a passenger on board United Flight 998, inbound from Brussels, was vomiting aboard the plane.
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.
A New Jersey pre-schooler is dead after suffering an unidentified illness, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will test to see if the now-infamous enterovirus D68 might have been the cause.
Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.
Flu season started early and strong this year, and on Thursday a new report revealed it’s hitting a different group of people especially hard.
The risks that New Yorkers take on the roads are getting worse every day, and some say that the hazardous conditions can be blamed on the economy.
It’s the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.
Twitter announced Wednesday that it is launching a new feature to let U.S. users receive emergency notices as text messages.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force expanded its search for the person responsible for sending two poison-laced letters to the mayor and a third to the president as new details emerged about the contents of the threatening notes.
At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.
The beverage industry is trying to take the fizz out of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s big sugary soda ban. The two sides battled like Coke versus Pepsi in court on Wednesday.