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Oct 29, 2014

Oct 29, 2014
Healthcare worker in Liberia

WHO sees hint of Ebola hope in Liberia as quarantine issue burns

WHO official is "cautiously optimistic" that an apparent slowing of disease activity there is real.

Oct 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Health workers in West Africa

Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine policies

President Obama says policies based on fear rather science could discourage volunteers.

Oct 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Ebola virus particles

Ebola confirmed in NYC doctor as WHO warns about Mali

Mixed news on Ebola: case confirmation in NYC doctor, nurse released from hospital, and concern over Mali case.

Oct 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014
Map of Mali and surrounding nations

Mali reports its first Ebola case

Mali's health minister announced the nation's first Ebola infection, and New York City said that a health worker who returned from West Africa has a suspected case.

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014
Thermometer

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports.

Oct 15, 2014

Oct 15, 2014
Commercial airliner

Second Ebola-infected Dallas nurse triggers air passenger tracing

The nurse had flown from Ohio hours before she reported having a fever.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola workers in Liberia carry a body bag.

CDC to deploy Ebola response team to help hospitals

The CDC has set up a special team to assist any hospital that has a confirmed Ebola patient.

Oct 14, 2014
Africa vaccination

At symposium, vaccine seen as best hope for arresting Ebola

Much of the meeting focused on effective vaccine, as a US official announced a large clinical trial in Liberia in December.

Oct 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014
Hospital staff rushing patient

Ebola in Texas nurse triggers changes in battle plan

The event has caused the CDC to rethink approaches and investigate further the role of PPE.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

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