Ebola Virus

Sal Pane is accused in a published report of misrepresenting his experience in cleaning up after New York City's first Ebola patient. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Behind Cleanup In NYC Ebola Case Accused Of Misrepresenting Himself

The man brought in to clean up the contaminated waste from Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, Sal Pane, has been accused of using good looks and charm to win business and attention that he did not earn.

11/21/2014

A woman died of an apparent heart attack in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Nov. 18, but specialized crews were dispatched and Ebola tests were conducted since the woman was recently in Guinea. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials To CBS2: Woman’s Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In Guinea

The body of a woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn Tuesday will be tested for the Ebola virus as a precaution, since she was recently in a West African country affected by the virus, city officials told CBS2.

11/18/2014

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) stand at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia on October 27, 2014. (Photo ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Staten Island Liberian Community Ships Food To Ebola-Stricken West Africa

The Liberian community on Staten Island collected food to ship to West Africa Saturday, at an event where free flu shots were also available.

11/15/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

Person Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer Released From Quarantine

City officials announced Wednesday that one person is being released from a quarantine that had been ordered following contact with diagnosed Ebola virus patient Dr. Craig Spencer.

11/05/2014

Kaci Hickox

Quarantine Over For Nurse Kaci Hickox, But Boyfriend Says He’s Been Told To Stay Away

Ted Wilbur told reporters that the University of Maine at Fort Kent asked him to stay away as his girlfriend, Kaci Hickox, was in the news amid attempts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patient in West Africa.

11/03/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Looking For Ways To Urge Medical Workers To Go To West Africa

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/29/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Enacts Mandatory Quarantine Policy Over Ebola Concerns

Connecticut officials have joined counterparts in other states – including New York and New Jersey — in defending and detailing quarantine powers they’ve enacted as a precaution against the Ebola virus.

10/27/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bellevue Staff Consumed With Ebola Care, Transfers ICU Patients To NYU Langone

Bellevue Hospital Center has been forced to transport its intensive care unit patients two blocks north to NYU Langone Medical Center, as the staff at the Bellevue ICU are consumed with Ebola care.

10/27/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. She later developed a fever. (Credit: CBS 2)

Quarantined Traveler Who Returned To N.J. From West Africa Develops Fever

A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night.

10/24/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

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.

10/24/2014

Home Of Possible Ebola Patient Dr. Craig Spencer

Hamilton Heights Neighbors Shaken After Doctor’s Positive Test For Ebola

Police on Thursday afternoon swarmed a Hamilton Heights apartment building where a doctor suspected of having the Ebola virus lives.

10/23/2014

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

Runners prepare to take off. (credit: Monica Miller)

New York City Marathon Organizers Monitoring Updates On Ebola Virus

The Ebola scare already has the NFL’s attention, and now New York City Marathon organizers say they are taking the threat seriously.

10/16/2014

The New York Giants line up against the Dallas Cowboys during their game at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Educated on Ebola, Giants Ready To Take Every Precaution When They Go To Dallas

The Giants face a tough opponent this weekend, but are preparing for another another just as carefully.

10/15/2014

Experts say these purported Ebola protection kits amount to a scam. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Scammers Are Exploiting Ebola Fears

With the death toll from the Ebola virus now having topped 4,000 people – including one fatality in the U.S. – consumer advocates have been warning of scams that take advantage of people’s fears about the disease.

10/10/2014

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