The Department of Homeland Security has directed travelers entering the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to five airports for further screening before entering the country. The new travel protocol comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new safety plans for healthcare workers. Gwen Ifill speaks with Dr. Thomas Frieden of the CDC. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation’s public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus before a congressional hearing Thursday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015.
The end is, unfortunately, not in sight for West African countries stricken with Ebola, according to Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Continue reading
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are calling for a change in the safety culture at the agency after multiple incidents regarding the mishandling of dangerous biological materials. Continue reading