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Texas Hospital Changes Protocols Because Of Ebola Case

Changes are coming to the Dallas hospital where three people were diagnosed with Ebola.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas announced today it was upgrading medical record software to make sure nurses and doctors know the travel history of a patient

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Doctor In New York City Diagnosed With Ebola

New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus.

The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders

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New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers For Ebola Virus

Passenger At Newark Liberty Checked For Ebola

A passenger from Liberia who arrived at Newark-Liberty Airport Tuesday afternoon is in isolation at University Hospital being evaluated for Ebola.

Officials say the man traveled from Liberia to Brussels before flying into Newark on United Flight 998

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Journalist Feels Fortunate To Recover From Ebola

An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.

Ashoka Mukpo made several comments about Ebola on Twitter Monday

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New Protocols Announced For Treating Ebola Patients

The CDC is pushing new guidelines for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients.

CDC director Tom Frieden announced three new procedures that he says should increase the margin of safety for those workers

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Ebola-Stricken Doctors In Nigeria Say Fluids Saved their Lives

Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria are crediting heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives.

The World Health Organization today declared Nigeria to be free of Ebola -- a rare victory against the disease that is ravaging West Africa

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State Not Prepared For Ebola, Says Nurses Group

A group representing Massachusetts nurses says many hospitals in the state are ill-prepared to deal with a case of Ebola.

David Schildmeier, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Nurses Association says that frontline health workers such as nurses lack the resources necessary to protect themselves while treating an Ebola patient

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Fairhaven First Responders Prepped For Ebola

Better safe than sorry in Fairhaven.

First responders in the town will be wearing additional protective gear as a precautionary measure in the ongoing fight against Ebola.

Fairhaven Police Sergeant Kevin Kobza tells WBSM News the CDC is predicting a very active flu season, and the symptoms of Ebola and the flu are very similar

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Former Biden Chief Of Staff To Lead Ebola Response

 

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.

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Ebola Patient Tweets About Congressional Hearing

The American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska spent part of Thursday watching a Congressional hearing on the deadly virus.

Ashoka Mukpo posted two tweets about the hearing Thursday after someone there asked a question about the potential for dogs to spread Ebola

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