Ebola

Crews in masks board a United Airlines plane from Newark after a reports of a sick passenger who had been in an Ebola-affected country. (Credit: Charlton-Trujillo)

New Jersey Health Officials: Woman Who Was Sick On Plane At Newark Did Not Have Ebola

A woman who was hospitalized after recent travels from an Ebola-affected country did not have the virus, officials told Tuesday evening.

01/20/2015

Barbara Smith (L), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor and member of the CDC's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the Ebola virus at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Schumer: Feds Should Reimburse Hospitals For Ebola Preps

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.

01/08/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s First Year In Office Defined By Liberal Victories, NYPD Crisis

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.

12/29/2014

Authorities respond to a medical scare on the Upper West Side on Dec. 23, 2014. (credit: Brett Larson)

Person Who Recently Traveled To West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

The New York City Health Department issued a statement saying the patient will be tested for Ebola.

12/23/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/20/2014

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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