News & Perspective

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
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More airline screening, new Texas details in evolving Ebola situation

Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.

Oct 08, 2014

Oct 08, 2014
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Feds unveil Ebola screening steps; Texas patient dies

As West Africa cases top 8,000, the patient in Texas dies and the CDC announces airport screening steps.

Oct 07, 2014

Oct 07, 2014
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US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airports

Screening for travelers landing at US airports may resemble the setup in airports in outbreak nations.

Oct 03, 2014

Oct 03, 2014
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Texas contact tracing identifies 50 for Ebola fever monitoring

Of the 50 people identified for 21-day fever monitoring, only 10 had high-risk exposure.

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
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US Ebola case confirmed in traveler from Liberia

Texas and CDC lab tests confirm the first US case detected outside of West Africa.

Sep 30, 2014
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UN sets up Ebola headquarters in Ghana

The new UN mission headquarters in Accra will have a strong presence in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Sep 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014
Obama at United Nations

At UN, Obama urges more countries to join Ebola battle

Ebola was spotlighted at the UN General Assembly, and Pope Francis added an appeal.

Sep 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014
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WHO, CDC sketch varying Ebola projections

The WHO numbers come from an epidemiologic analysis, and the CDC's estimate is from its newly released modeling tool.

Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
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WHO maintains Ebola health emergency, airs response concerns

Outbreak toll climbs in hot spots, with reports of another evacuated health worker, more treatment beds, and an experimental antiviral.

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014
Ebola virus particles

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

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