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.
Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”
Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.
Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.
A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.
The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is saying the federal government “should seriously consider” a ban on flights traveling to New York from three West African nations plagued by Ebola.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts
Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
There were tissues and tears Thursday among the loved ones of the victim, Fatoumata Diallo. The 21-year-old attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College and hoped to become a doctor.