NEW YORK — Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters, including the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and last year's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The response to the Ebola epidemic is far less…
By News Desk
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host a press conference at 3 p.m. EDT today to update the investigation of Ebola in the U.S. and West Africa. Director Dr. Tom Frieden and the Texas Department of State Health…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a news conference today at noon EDT to address the current state of response to Ebola cases in the United States and West Africa.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say.
By Adelyn Baxter, News Desk
The Centers for Disease Control confirmed the first diagnosed U.S. case of the Ebola virus Tuesday, the Associated Press is reporting.
By Jaywon Choe
An overtaxed international response to the Ebola outbreak will receive some much needed help. Cuba has agreed to send 165 healthcare workers to the region, the largest detachment of foreign doctors and nurses committed thus far. They are expected to…
By Joshua Barajas
The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on an initial 20 adult humans this week, as the lethal virus’ reach “continues to accelerate” in West Africa.
By Justin Scuiletti
A deadly ameoba known to fatally infect human brains has been discovered within a water system in Louisiana.
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.
By Nora Daly
Alcohol consumption was the cause of nearly one in 10 deaths among U.S. adults from 2006 to 2010, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These numbers confirm that alcohol continues to be…
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