Ebola

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...
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...
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...
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.
The first is making sure the doctors and nurses receive training and show they're ready to…
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 …
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 an…
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.
Obama has been under pressure to name an Ebola "czar" to overs…
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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