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Aug 06, 2014

Aug 06, 2014
Floor of the EOC

Ebola developments trigger CDC's highest response level

With the situation in Nigeria worsening, CDC takes an action it last took during the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic.

Aug 11, 2014

Aug 11, 2014
Border patrol

Ebola: Guinea closes border, Canada case ruled out

In recent days, Guinea closed its borders, and suspected cases in Canada and Saudi Arabia were ruled out.

Aug 12, 2014

Aug 12, 2014
Marie-Paule Kieny, PhD

WHO: It's ethical to use untried drugs in Ebola outbreak

As deaths top 1,000, a panel says it's ethical to use unlicensed drugs, vaccines.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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