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NYPD: 6 Arrested In Connection To $16M In Luxury Car Thefts6 people have been arrested in connection to a large-scale car theft ring targeting luxury vehicles in NYC for illegal shipment overseas.
New Jersey-Based Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Ebola VaccineNew 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.
Person Who Recently Traveled To West Africa Tests Negative For EbolaThe New York City Health Department issued a statement saying the patient will be tested for Ebola.
Cuomo: 2 People To Undergo Ebola Quarantine In NYNew 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.
Officials To CBS2: Woman's Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In GuineaThe 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.
Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue HospitalDeclaring "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.
Judge Rejects Maine's Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola ConcernsA nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
New Jersey Releases Ebola Protocol DetailsNew 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 AfricaNew 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.
Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In MaineKaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I'll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines MeA 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.
Cuomo Looking For Ways To Urge Medical Workers To Go To West AfricaNew 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.
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