New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson has begun testing an Ebola vaccine in humans, intended to counter a strain of the virus similar to the one that has wreaked havoc in West Africa.
The New York City Health Department issued a statement saying the patient will be tested for Ebola.
New York’s governor says two people returning to the state from West Africa where they were exposed to Ebola have agreed to a 21-day home quarantine but show no symptoms of the virus.
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.
Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.
A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
New Jersey’s protocol to manage patients being screened for possible Ebola includes providing financial assistance to anyone who loses income because of a state-ordered quarantine.
Cuomo, De Blasio To Create Program Encouraging Medical Workers To Treat Ebola Patients In West Africa
New York state and New York City will create a program to offer financial incentives and employment protections to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.
Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.
Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.
A nurse who was forcibly quarantined at a hospital isolation unit in New Jersey after testing negative for Ebola has been released.
Connecticut officials have joined counterparts in other states – including New York and New Jersey — in defending and detailing quarantine powers they’ve enacted as a precaution against the Ebola virus.
On day five in the isolation unit, doctors said Dr. Craig Spencer is still showing symptoms of the virus and having gastrointestinal problems.