Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
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.
Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.
The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.
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.