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Kaci Hickox

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In Maine

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

10/30/2014

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

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

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

A flight with Ebola relief supplies took off for West Africa from John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ebola Relief Supply Flight Takes Off For West Africa From New York

A mission took off from New York Saturday to bring direct relief to West Africa amid the Ebola virus outbreak.

09/20/2014

Eric Silverman was isolated for three days amid an Ebola scare, but is now believed to have been suffering from malaria. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Man Isolated Over Ebola Scare Likely Was Suffering From Malaria

CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.

08/11/2014

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

Elissa Montanti (Photo/60 Minutes)

S.I. Woman On Global Mission To Help 1 Child At A Time

Elissa Montanti has reached out to children in Bosnia, El Salvador, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Pakistan just to name a few.

03/25/2011