With fewer than 150 cases reported in the last week, the Ebola outbreak seems to be slowing in the hardest hit West African countries, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
By Joshua Barajas
A healthcare worker, who was returning from Sierra Leone after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested positive for the disease, Scottish officials confirmed Monday. It is the country’s first confirmed Ebola patient.
The president of Mali declared the country free of Ebola on Saturday as the number of people who have been infected with the virus across West Africa rose above 16,000.
At the same time that globalization improves lives across the world, it carries systemic risks to our health, climate and economy. There's no way to mitigate those risks, especially contagious diseases like Ebola, without national support for intergovernmental organizations, argues…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse…
By Rialda Zukic
More than 10,000 people worldwide have been infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization reported Saturday, and nearly half of those people died.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday.
By Domenico Montanaro and Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Facing renewed criticism about the U.S. response to Ebola, President Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort. But he says imposing a travel ban from disease-ravaged West…
By Larisa Epatko
Several viewers wrote in this week, questioning our math in an Ebola update that aired on Tuesday’s PBS NewsHour.
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