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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 17, 2014

Oct 17, 2014

WHO calls Senegal Ebola outbreak over, but cases rise elsewhere

No new cases in Senegal in 42 days, but hundreds have surfaced in the hardest-hit countries.

Oct 21, 2014

Oct 21, 2014
Washington's Dulles International Airport

DHS boosts screening for travelers from Ebola outbreak nations

All travelers whose flights originate in outbreak countries must enter the US through 1 of 5 airports.

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