U.S. Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

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

Astorino, Cuomo At Odds Over Possible Ebola-Fueled Travel Ban

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino called Tuesday for the U.S. to issue a travel ban from Ebola-affected countries, but Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo said the idea isn’t practical.

10/07/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Dannel Malloy: Connecticut Hospitals Ready To Treat Ebola

While Malloy said the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is “very low,” he also said the state Department of Public Health has requested Connecticut hospitals to complete detailed checklists.

10/02/2014

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Wants CDC’s Help To Prevent Spread Of Enterovirus D68 In NY

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for better tracking and information about an unusual respiratory illness in children that has been found in New York City and Long Island.

09/21/2014

Someone smokes a cigarette in the pedestrian plaza located in Times Square. (Credit: Getty Images)

Survey: Fewer NJ Teens Having Sex, Smoking, Drinking

The 2013 results show 39 percent of students surveyed had at least one drink of alcohol in the last 30 days, down from 56 percent in 2001.

06/18/2014

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Philadelphia Student’s Meningitis Death Tied To Last Year’s NJ Outbreak

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Drexel University student had been in close contact with Princeton students about a week before getting sick. She died March 10.

03/18/2014

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Meningitis Vaccine To Be Available At Princeton Within 2 Weeks

A meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available at Princeton University beginning Dec. 9.

11/26/2013