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CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients October 21, 2014

Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear

1st Dallas Nurse With Ebola Headed to NIH Facility in Maryland October 16, 2014

Second nurse has also been transferred from Dallas hospital that has been criticized for its handling of Ebola patient

Ebola Nurse From Dallas Transferred to Atlanta Medical Center October 16, 2014

Emory University Hospital is one of four facilities nationwide with isolation units designed to treat infectious diseases

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC October 15, 2014

Health officials play down risk to fellow passengers on trip from Cleveland to Dallas

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC October 15, 2014

Woman was on Cleveland-Dallas evening flight, first reported symptoms to hospital next morning

Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola October 15, 2014

Nurse reported a fever Tuesday and was isolated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

CDC Monitoring 76 Hospital Workers in Dallas for Ebola Exposure October 14, 2014

They helped treat the first case diagnosed in the U.S., a Liberian national who died last month

Health Officials Reviewing Ebola Treatment Procedures at Dallas Hospital October 13, 2014

CDC will be 'doubling down' on education and training for all U.S. hospitals

Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola October 13, 2014

CDC cites possible lapse in infection-control procedures; woman cared for Ebola patient who died last week

New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola October 12, 2014

About half of the 150 travelers who arrive daily in the U.S. from West Africa land at the airport

Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola in Preliminary Check October 12, 2014

Worker cared for Liberian man who died of virus in Dallas hospital last week

U.S. Troops Arrive in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia October 10, 2014

Screening of travelers from West Africa to begin Saturday at JFK Airport in New York

West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid October 09, 2014

CDC director warns that the crisis is reminiscent of the early days of AIDS epidemic

Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers From West Africa for Ebola October 09, 2014

Move should handle 94 percent of those arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. officials say

Dallas Ebola Patient Has Died, Hospital Says October 08, 2014

Liberian national was first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States

Dallas Ebola Patient on Ventilator, Getting Dialysis October 08, 2014

Health officials report no other infections in the city

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study October 07, 2014

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

Obama Considers Tighter Ebola Screening for Travelers From West Africa October 07, 2014

And calls on other nations to do more to help control the deadly epidemic

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68 October 06, 2014

Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says

Ebola Patient in Dallas Hospital Takes Turn for Worse October 06, 2014

CDC chief notes challenge supporting vital functions while patient's immune system fights the virus

No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC October 04, 2014

Nine people remain under close scrutiny, including patient's family and some health care workers

Ebola Focus Shrinks to About 50 People in Texas October 03, 2014

They had varying degrees of contact with Liberian national being treated at a Dallas hospital for the disease

About 100 People Being Monitored for Ebola in Texas October 03, 2014

Family members of Liberian national who's undergoing treatment at Dallas hospital have been confined to their home in the city

About 100 People Being Monitored for Ebola in Texas October 02, 2014

Health officials have expanded list of possible contacts with Liberian national who's undergoing treatment at Dallas hospital

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids October 02, 2014

Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient October 01, 2014

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States October 01, 2014

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids September 29, 2014

Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children

American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital September 29, 2014

The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC September 25, 2014

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

3rd U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital September 25, 2014

Treatments included experimental drug and blood transfusions from a fellow medical missionary who survived the virus

U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds September 24, 2014

Preemies, deaths among full-term babies contribute to higher rate compared to 25 other countries

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 24, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68

Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts September 23, 2014

Isolating infected patients is the best way to stem the epidemic, health officials say

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement September 19, 2014

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC September 18, 2014

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report September 18, 2014

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 17, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way September 16, 2014

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa September 16, 2014

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast September 15, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back September 15, 2014

Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague September 12, 2014

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says September 10, 2014

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa September 10, 2014

Meanwhile, two American aid workers infected in West Africa continue treatments at U.S. hospitals

4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital September 09, 2014

Unidentified doctor was flown out of West Africa after contracting deadly virus

Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report September 08, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra remains in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States September 08, 2014

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure

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