Ebola

TIME 2014 Person Of The Year: The Ebola Fighters (credit: TIME)

TIME Magazine’s 2014 Person Of The Year: ‘The Ebola Fighters’

TIME magazine has revealed its choice for person of the year, recognizing the person or people who have most influenced the world, for better or worse, in 2014.

12/10/2014

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

Cuomo: 2 People To Undergo Ebola Quarantine In NY

New York’s governor says two people returning to the state from West Africa where they were exposed to Ebola have agreed to a 21-day home quarantine but show no symptoms of the virus.

12/06/2014

Bellevue Hospital. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ebola Monitoring Ends For Last Health Care Worker Who Cared For Dr. Craig Spencer

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.

12/02/2014

Bellevue Hospital. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Person From Mali Isolated At Bellevue Hospital Tests Negative For Ebola

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.

11/20/2014

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

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)

Sources Tell CBS2: Woman Who Died In Brooklyn Hair Salon Tests Negative For Ebola

A woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn has tested negative for Ebola, sources tell CBS2.

11/19/2014

Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, arrives at the Nebraska Medical Center on November 15, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Surgeon Being Treated For Ebola In Nebraska Dies

“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.

11/17/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Cover NY Ebola Costs

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.

11/16/2014

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NYC Nurses Rally To Call On President Obama To Set National Standard For Treating Ebola Patients

Nurses will rally in Lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, calling on President Obama to set a national standard for treating Ebola patients.

11/12/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, speaks to reporters as he is released from Bellevue Hospital on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue Hospital

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.

11/11/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: NYC Ebola Patient No Longer Has Virus, Set To Leave Hospital

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.

11/10/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds a response and readiness briefing about Ebola at Hackensack University Medical Center on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: New Jersey Voters Approve Of Christie’s Ebola Work

The Monmouth University Poll finds that 53 percent approve of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled the issue.

11/06/2014

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

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Takes Jab At Gov. Christie, Says Mandatory Quarantine Was Politics

Hickox said the governor was being dishonest when he called her quarantine necessary out of an abundance of caution.

11/02/2014

New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett (credit: CBS2)

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett Discusses Ebola In NYC

CBS2’s Maurice DuBois sat down with Dr. Mary Bassett, the city’s health commissioner, to discuss Ebola concerns in New York City.

11/02/2014

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