In his weekly address on Saturday, Obama urged Americans not to succumb to hysteria about Ebola and he pushed back against calls from some lawmakers for a West Africa travel ban.
By Andrew Mach
Just as the 2009 swine flu pandemic drove up trips to the ER by nearly 20 percent even in areas where the illness had still not yet appeared, cold and flu season this year and the height of Ebola in…
By PBS NewsHour
By Larisa Epatko
The World Health Organization said Friday that Senegal is officially free of the Ebola virus.
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
A French anthropologist is helping the World Health Organization come up with safer burial practices, while trying to maintain tradition, in Ebola-ridden West African countries.
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 director of the World Health Organization called Ebola's ravaging effects on West Africa a “crisis for international peace and security.” Jeffrey Brown speaks with David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee about the conditions driving the emergency, the challenges…
How prepared are hospitals, doctors and nurses to handle Ebola cases in the United States, and what measures should be taken to increase safety? Judy Woodruff gets an assessment from Dr. Howard Markel of the University of Michigan and Katy…
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