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Where Ebola Battles Are Won October 22, 2014

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus October 22, 2014

After two weeks of treatment at Nebraska Medical Center, hospital says Ashoka Mukpo can go home to Rhode Island

Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC October 21, 2014

Firestone efforts to protect employees may have limited spread of disease on rubber tree plantation

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say October 21, 2014

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself October 21, 2014

Mental health experts offer antidotes to what they see as unnecessary worry on some Americans' part

Passengers From Ebola-Affected Countries Must Land at Designated U.S. Airports October 21, 2014

Staff at 5 airports will identify and screen these travelers for Ebola infection before entry

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

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals October 20, 2014

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet October 20, 2014

With flu season approaching, finding an accurate, speedy screening method will become more important

Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus October 20, 2014

Unidentified patient arrived at Emory University Hospital Sept. 9, was discharged Sunday, officials say

U.S. Preparing Tighter Infection Controls for Ebola Patients: Report October 19, 2014

Among the recommendations: full body suits so no skin is showing

Obama Urges Calm in Ebola Scare, Opposes Travel Ban October 18, 2014

Government's moves must be 'guided by science,' he says

WHO Admits Botched Response to Ebola in Africa October 17, 2014

Incompetent staff blamed in internal memo from U.N. health agency, news service reports

Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds October 17, 2014

Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar' October 17, 2014

Ron Klain, a trusted White House adviser, has a reputation for handling political challenges

U.S. Health Officials Resist Ban on Travel From West Africa October 16, 2014

Such a ban would make it much harder to track those who might be infected with Ebola, CDC director testifies

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

Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola? October 15, 2014

After 2nd health worker at Dallas hospital is diagnosed with the virus, experts say more vigilance is needed

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

For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now October 15, 2014

Intensive supportive care and blood transfusions are best bets, infectious-disease experts say

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

Lowly House Fly's Gene Map Causes Buzz October 14, 2014

First blueprint of the insect's DNA might hold clues to human health, scientists say

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

Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings October 11, 2014

Dermatologist offers tips on preventing infections

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

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

Americans Increasingly Anxious About Ebola: Poll October 10, 2014

Harris Poll/HealthDay survey finds jump in number of people who say virus is 'major threat' to United States

Study Finds Hospital Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough October 09, 2014

More education needed about importance of infection control, researcher says

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

Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care October 09, 2014

CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control

Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say October 09, 2014

Unusual protein identified in quest for drug remedies

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

Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise: Study October 08, 2014

Researchers note problem will only worsen as baby boomers grow old

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

Despite Proper Cleaning, Endoscopes May Pass on E. coli October 07, 2014

Study found different sterilization technique could prevent this complication

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

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

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

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Colitis therapy tied to 4 cases of low white blood cell count in newborns, but some docs question the finding

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