Liberia

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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

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

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

International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure

A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.

10/21/2014

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

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Officials Discuss Ebola Training For At-Risk NYC Employees

New York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.

10/20/2014

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Liberian Population On Staten Island Concerned About Discrimination In Wake Of Ebola Scare

As many as 8,000 Liberians live in the Clifton section of Staten Island, known as Little Liberia.

10/17/2014

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

Dr. Thomas Balsisac speaks about a patient being treated with Ebola-like symptoms at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Oct. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Preliminary Test Results Show Patient At Yale-New Haven Hospital Does Not Have Ebola

A patient with Ebola-like symptoms being treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital has been placed in isolation in stable condition, hospital officials said Thursday.

10/16/2014

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters is seen on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Health Officials Defend Their Response To Ebola

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.

10/16/2014

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

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

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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Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

Francis Kamara discusses his concern for family in Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone (Credit: CBS 2)

NY Residents With Ties To Ebola-Stricken Areas Of West Africa Concerned For Family

The first U.S. Ebola patient, Thomas Duncan, remains in a hospital in Dallas, Texas.

10/04/2014

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Report: Yale Research Students To Voluntarily Sequester Themselves Following Trip From Liberia

Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.

10/03/2014

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