Ebola Virus

San Diego Researchers Working On Ten Minute Ebola Test
With the continuing threat of Ebola, researchers in San Diego are working with the government and the CDC to devise a test that can show if someone is infected with the Ebola virus within 10 minutes.
Genalyte CEO Cary Dunn tells CBS News 8 the rapid test can show Ebola and other infections, but furth…
Texas Health Care Worker Diagnosed With Ebola
A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear when they provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of t…
First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.
The CDC is confirming the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden says the patient tested positive for the deadly disease after traveling from Liberia. Frieden says the patient developed symptoms a few days after arriving in Texas...
White House Seeks Increased Funding To Fight Ebola
The White House is asking Congress for $58 million above current levels to speed the production of promising drugs to fight Ebola and to give additional flexibility to the Department of Homeland Security to cope with the thousands of unaccompanied Central American children still arriving at the sout…
WHO Says Ebola Virus May Be More Widespread Than Thought
The World Health Organization is expressing concern that ``an invisible caseload'' of Ebola patients is going undetected by government surveillance measures in West Africa.
In a situation assessment issued today, the WHO notes that treatment centers opened over the past two weeks in Liberia…
Latest News On Ebola Virus
Missionaries who worked with Ebola patients in Liberia are going to be quarantined upon their return to North Carolina. The Charlotte-based Christian group SIM USA said none of the missionaries are showing signs of sickness.; Health officials in Mecklenburg County says this is a public safety measur…
Ebola Can Be Controlled And Stopped
The director of the CDC claims the deadly Ebola virus can be controlled and stopped. In a House hearing, Dr. Tom Frieden said it must be stopped at its source in Africa and called the situation an unprecedented crisis.

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