A woman who was hospitalized after recent travels from an Ebola-affected country did not have the virus, officials told Tuesday evening.
One of New York’s U.S. senators is calling for the federal government to reimburse hospitals around the state that spent millions preparing for Ebola _ even if they didn’t see a single case of the disease.
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De Blasio has appeared triumphant against some of those outside forces — notably during the Ebola scare — and has become a national progressive voice, but the police shooting has pushed his young mayoralty into its biggest crisis yet.
The New York City Health Department issued a statement saying the patient will be tested for Ebola.
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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.
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.
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 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.