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2nd Possible Ebola Patient Being Monitored in Texas October 02, 2014

Officials say person had close contact with Thomas Duncan, a Liberian national currently undergoing treatment in Dallas

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

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

Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice September 24, 2014

Inspect the hair in a well-lit room

FDA Warns Doctors of Danger From Fake Drugs September 23, 2014

Health care providers ordering meds should view 'too good to be true' offers with suspicion, agency says

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C. September 19, 2014

Decade-long study also finds firearm death rates twice as high in black people compared with whites

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance September 18, 2014

Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

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

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

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

Novel Ebola Vaccine Shows Potential in Monkey Trial September 08, 2014

Findings prompted start of first human trial of vaccine last week, officials say

U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son September 07, 2014

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

Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska September 05, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra will be treated at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks September 04, 2014

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial September 04, 2014

2 women got the inoculation, which is only being tested for safety at this point

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials September 03, 2014

World Health Organization says $600 million needed to contain the virus in West Africa

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak September 02, 2014

Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan August 31, 2014

Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans August 29, 2014

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says August 29, 2014

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus August 28, 2014

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says August 28, 2014

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds August 27, 2014

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study August 26, 2014

Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA August 26, 2014

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey August 22, 2014

Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says August 21, 2014

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital August 21, 2014

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys August 20, 2014

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak August 18, 2014

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO August 15, 2014

Officials say new treatment centers in Liberia overflowing with patients

Beware Fake Ebola Treatments on the Internet, FDA Says August 15, 2014

There are no approved treatments or preventive drugs against the deadly virus

CDC Commits More Than 400 Staffers to Fight Ebola Outbreak August 13, 2014

55 are deployed in West Africa now, others are working from the U.S.

WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs August 12, 2014

Move would be justified in 'particular circumstances' of current outbreak, ethicists say

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September August 11, 2014

'Patient Zero' thought to be 2-year-old who lived in village near 3 West African nations

Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs August 11, 2014

As West African crisis gathers momentum, pressure is on to bring untested medicine to desperate patients

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September August 11, 2014

Any vaccine resulting from the trials wouldn't be available till 2015, WHO says

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Some Home Tattoo Kits Recalled Due to Infection Risk August 07, 2014

FDA concerned some contaminated ink may still be used by professionals or at home

CDC Raises Ebola Outbreak Response to Highest Alert Status August 07, 2014

World Health Organization also mulling similar move as cases are reported in Nigeria

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