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Oct 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014
N-95s and gloves

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

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 12, 2014

Oct 12, 2014
Hospital staff

Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola

A health worker who helped care for a Liberian man who died from Ebola reported a low-grade fever and is isolated in stable condition.

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.

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
Spain map

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
Empty hospital bed

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
Sign at international airport

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 06, 2014

Oct 06, 2014
Crowded airport

Spanish health worker contracts Ebola at Madrid hospital

The case could mark the first local transmission of Ebola outside of West Africa.

Sep 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014
Globe with stethoscope

Global health security summit puts sights on Ebola threat

As the outbreak tops 3,000 deaths, nations gather to push a global health plan.

Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
ebola hand wash

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.

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