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US Airlines Point to Additional Problems of any Ebola Travel

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON—U.S. airlines have said little publicly about political pressure to close the country’s borders to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa, but in private they have briefed government officials about the challenges to implementing a ban, industry sources told Reuters. Several dozen U.S. lawmakers have called for a ban on visitors from Sierra […]readmore

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Obama: Risk of Widespread US Ebola Outbreak Very, Very Low

President Barack Obama says the risk of a widespread Ebola outbreak in the United States is very very low, if all the proper protections are taken. Speaking at a Cabinet meeting on Ebola Wednesday, Obama called for an emergency federal medical team to be immediately deployed to any hospital where an Ebola case is diagnosed, […]readmore


President Obama cancels political trip to deal with Ebola threat

WASHINGTON – President Obama abruptly canceled a political trip to New Jersey and Connecticut on Wednesday to remain in Washington to meet with members of his Cabinet about the Ebola threat. The change came as a second health worker in Dallas tested positive for the disease. Obama was supposed to headline an event in Union, […]readmore

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2nd Texas Nurse With Ebola Had Flown to Ohio

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the second U.S. health care worker to contract the deadly Ebola virus took a Frontier Airlines flight from Cleveland, Ohio, to a Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, airport on Monday, October 13. The health worker was identified as Amber Vinson, 29, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Officials said Vinson […]readmore


US Considering Additional Ebola Screening at Airports

(Picture is the ambulance that transported Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia, to the Nebraska Medical Center’s specialized isolation unit in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 6, 2014.)   WHITE HOUSE—President Barack Obama says the United States is considering additional measures to screen passengers for Ebola. The measures would be taken at airports both in […]readmore

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Health Officials: Ebola Unlikely to Spread in Dallas

DALLAS, TEXAS—Doctors in Dallas, Texas say the first person ever diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States remains in serious, but stable condition, as health officials monitor family members and others who had contact with him after he arrived from Liberia.  Officials say around 100 people may have had contact with the infected […]readmore


Ebola Awareness Campaign Begins

Sierra Leone launched a new campaign Thursday to try to contain the spread of the Ebola virus. Initial reports — describing the effort as a nationwide lockdown — were wrong. Instead, the campaign is officially called the House-to-House Ebola Talk. World Health Organization spokesperson in Sierra Leone Nyka Alexander spoke from the capital Freetown about […]readmore