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60 Minutes Reporter Quarantined
Lara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a ``60 Minutes'' report that aired Sunday.
CBS said Monday that Logan's 21-day self-quarantine will end thi…
First Ebola Patient In U.S. Dies At Texas Hospital
Family and friends are telling the life story of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
The 42-year-old died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday morning.
Duncan grew up next to a leper colony in Liberia and was forced to flee by civil war before returning year…
First Ebola Patient Diagnosed In The US Dead
A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died.
Wendell Watson of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning.
Duncan arrived in Dallas September 20 from Liberia and fell ill a few days later...
U.S. Ebola Patient Now Critical
After hospital officials on Saturday said the condition of the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened, the woman he came to Texas to visit said she is praying for his recovery.
Louise Troh said that she was not aware until a reporter told her that Thomas Eric Duncan’s c…
Liberia Restricting Media Access To Ebola Patients
Liberia is instituting new rules to restrict media access to Ebola patients. Journalists must now have official permission to photograph or film patients being treated for the deadly disease. Government officials cite privacy issues, but the new policy was announced the same day an NBC News camerama…
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...
President Obama Outlines Ebola Strategy
President Obama is pushing an aggressive effort to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Speaking at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the President said the chances of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. are extremely low. He argued that the U...
Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To Fight Ebola
The U.S. is sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak.
U.S. officials say President Obama will announce the move Tuesday during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta...
Mass. Doctor Comes Down With Ebola
A Massachusetts man who has been diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia decided as a child that he wanted to become a missionary doctor.
Dr. Rick Sacra is the third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola. Sacra decided to return to Liberia after two others became ill with the deadly virus...

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