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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)

Officials To CBS2: Woman’s Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In Guinea

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.

11/18/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Boy At Bellevue Hospital ‘Fully Cleared’ After Testing Negative For Ebola

Health officials said the boy’s fever was “caused by a respiratory infection that was confirmed by a lab test.”

10/28/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In Maine

Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.

10/28/2014

NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett speaks at a press conference next to Mayor Bill de Blasio October 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kena betancur/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘No Cause For Alarm’ After First Ebola Case Confirmed In NYC

Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.

10/24/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola Nations

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.

10/22/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Washington Should Consider Ebola Travel Ban

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.

10/20/2014

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Obama Names Ebola ‘Czar’ As Precautions Expand

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.

10/17/2014

Health workers in protective gear pose at the entrance of the Ebola treatment unit of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on October 13, 2014. (credit: Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/14/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

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.

10/10/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

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.

08/01/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Family Mourns Loss Of Bronx Woman Struck And Killed By Subway Train

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.

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