World Health Organization
New York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
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.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.
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.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The New York City Council approved legislation Thursday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes from indoor public spaces where smoking is already prohibited.
The FDA planned to announce Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health.
Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.
Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, says a new study put out by the World Health Organization that now lists cell phones in the same category as pesticide, DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.