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Here's How An Ebola Quarantine Works In The U.S.

Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, is in isolation in a Dallas hospital, and the family he stayed with is now in quarantine in an apartment complex north of downtown Dallas.<p>That means the family has been ordered not to leave their home and is banned …

The Most Destructive Myths About Ebola Virus, Debunked

Myths and rumors about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa are hindering health workers from doing their jobs abroad and causing unnecessary panic and paranoia in the United States. <b>Here's the truth about some of the most common misconceptions about Ebola virus</b>:<p><b>Myth:</b> Ebola virus is airborne, …

50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms

Fifty people in Texas will be monitored daily for possible Ebola symptoms, including 10 who are considered at high risk because of their exposure to a patient now being treated for the deadly virus, public health officials said Friday.<p>The larger group includes healthcare workers and the ambulance …

U.S. parents confront fear of Ebola in classroom

DALLAS (Reuters) - A visibly nervous Qeuna Dawson on Friday walked her two boys to the Jack Lowe Elementary School in Dallas, where a student was removed after coming into contact with the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.<p>Students disembark from a school bus outside The Ivy …

Ebola crisis: Family moved out of Texas Ebola flat

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1113000/1113351_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524905654_aa5e4ce3b1a7dc0653b898d3fc88d13b<p><b>The occupants of a flat in Texas where a man lay sick for days with Ebola have been moved from their home.</b><p>Thomas Duncan, who caught the virus in his …

Hospital: Dallas Ebola patient critical

DALLAS (AP) — After hospital officials on Saturday said the condition of the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened, the woman he came …

After brush with Ebola in Dallas, family faces weeks of confinement

Youngor Jallah hasn't left the cramped, two-bedroom apartment she shares with her husband and four children for the last four days — not since Jallah learned that her mother's boyfriend may have exposed her family to the deadly Ebola virus.<p>The Jallahs are among 50 Dallas-area residents now under …

Obama administration urges calm over US Ebola case

Only a few aid agencies willing to help fight Ebola in Africa

Even as Ebola swept through his family, killing them one by one until almost everyone was gone, four-year-old Sam somehow survived.<p>An ambulance attendant, Foday Gallah, had to leave Sam behind as he rushed the boy's parents and siblings to the Ebola treatment units. All of them died. But the boy …

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Pentagon opens second mobile laboratory in fight against Ebola

Moving to help check the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the Pentagon on Friday opened its second mobile laboratory in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the deadly disease.<p>Three weeks after President Obama announced that the Pentagon would help respond to the growing crisis, military officials …