A person who recently came to the United States from Mali, a West African country with limited Ebola transmission, has tested negative for Ebola after being isolated at Bellevue Hospital, city health officials said.
Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
A woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn has tested negative for Ebola, sources tell CBS2.
“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit.
The New York Democrat says Sunday that more than $20 million has been spent on tracking health professionals and others arriving from Ebola-stricken countries and treating Dr. Craig Spencer.
Nurses will rally in Lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, calling on President Obama to set a national standard for treating Ebola patients.
Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.
Spencer tested positive for the Ebola virus on Oct. 23, several days after returning to New York from Guinea where he was treating Ebola patients through Doctors Without Borders.
The Monmouth University Poll finds that 53 percent approve of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled the issue.
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.
Hickox said the governor was being dishonest when he called her quarantine necessary out of an abundance of caution.
CBS2′s Maurice DuBois sat down with Dr. Mary Bassett, the city’s health commissioner, to discuss Ebola concerns in New York City.
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation issued an upgrade for Dr. Craig Spencer on Saturday morning.
Milford schools and the father of a 7-year-old girl barred for three weeks because of Ebola fears have agreed to the youngster’s return, three days day earlier than planned.
A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.