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Obama Cancels Campaign Trip for Ebola Meeting

President Barack Obama has postponed a campaign trip in order to meet with Cabinet officials about the Ebola outbreak Wednesday afternoon.<p>Obama had been scheduled to attend a fundraiser in New Jersey and a campaign rally in Connecticut – his first public political event of the midterm cycle.<p>But the …

Perry cuts short Europe trip amid Ebola scare

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is cutting short an economic development trip through Europe to return home as officials in his state work to stop the spread of Ebola.<p>He'd originally been scheduled to return Sunday, but Perry spokesman Felix Browne told CNN the three-term Republican governor will now fly …

Who's who in the Ebola outbreak?

Are Hermès Birkin handbags putting the 'stink' in stinking rich?

Most of us will never sniff the butter-soft leather of an Hermès Birkin handbag, given that they cost as much as £100,000 to buy. Thankfully, though, we now all know what some of them might smell like: cannabis.<p>A whiff of skunk has been wafting, specifically, around a batch of Birkins sold in the …

Why Ebola Is Such A Uniquely Terrible Virus

In its struggle to beat back the virus, your immune system's reaction ravages the rest of your body, leaving your blood vessels weak and leaky.<p>Soon, blood and plasma start pushing through, sometimes coming out of your pores and every orifice.<p>But long before the body begins to fail — around the time …

Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘we feel like a pariah nation’

Sluggish courtrooms, swamped clinics and parents forgoing food are becoming the norm as Ebola opens cracks in Sierra Leonean society<p>Ebola outbreak response: a breakdown of the key funding pledges<p>On Monday, AdvocAid, an NGO that works with women and children in detention in Sierra Leone, was called …

Here’s what won’t stop Ebola: More tiresome Beltway finger-pointing

I was on the air Sunday morning when I had to toss to a CDC news conference at which the agency sounded fairly clueless about how a Dallas health care worker had contracted Ebola.<p>It was troubling, to say the least, to hear director Tom Frieden talk dispassionately about a “breach in protocol” when …

More than a nurse: Who is Ebola patient Nina Pham? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- She tackled one of the toughest jobs any nurse could take on -- treating a highly contagious Ebola patient. And somehow along the way, she contracted the deadly virus herself.<p>Now, Nina Pham tries to recover in the same Dallas hospital where she works.<p>Here's what we know about the …

Ebola: plane quarantined at Boston airport after passengers show symptoms – video

Emergency teams dressed in protective suits board a plane on the runway at Boston's international airport after it arrived from Dubai with five passengers showing flu-like symptoms. Health officials later ruled out Ebola from the five passengers

85% of U.S. Nurses Say They Lack Ebola Training

More than 8 out of 10 nurses in the U.S. say they have received no training related to the Ebola virus, according to a new survey from a nursing …

UN medical official dies of Ebola in German hospital

A UN employee infected with Ebola has died in Germany, officials say.<p>The 56-year-old Sudanese man had been flown from Liberia to Leipzig last Thursday, where he received treatment at a specialist unit at the St Georg clinic.<p>On his arrival, doctors at the hospital described his condition as “highly …

Dallas nurse infected with Ebola identified

Health officials scrambled to learn how a Dallas health care worker caught Ebola at a Texas hospital where she had cared for a man who died from the deadly virus.<p>The woman was identified Monday as nurse Nina Pham, her family confirmed.<p>Pham, 26, became infected while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the …

Ebola Is Coming. A Travel Ban Won't Stop Outbreaks

Ebola has officially gone global.<p>The World Health Organization recently confirmed that a Spanish nurse was the first case of transmission outside Africa. Now it seems the first patient diagnosed in the United States transmitted the disease before he died.<p>More outbreaks are on their way.<p>While …

See How Ebola's Spread Compares to Other Deadly Outbreaks

When the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compared Ebola to AIDS last week, he introduced a new note of urgency to …

‘A teenage girl bled to death over two days’: Ebola nurses describe life and death on the frontline

Bridget Mulrooney, 36<br>American nurse working for the International Medical Corps in Bong County, Liberia<p>I was working as a travel nurse at a children’s hospital in California when I got an email from International Medical Corps asking if I was interested in deploying to Liberia to help fight Ebola. …

Spanish nurse aide with Ebola shows signs of improvement, speaks with medical team | Fox News

The Spanish nursing assistant infected with the Ebola virus is conscious Saturday and able to speak with the medical team caring for her at Carlos III Hospital, medical sources said.<p>The team currently attending Teresa Romero is composed of 10 people including three doctors.<p>Romero, 44, has been …

UK expects 'handful' of Ebola cases

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1115000/1115297_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524719687_b9a29119d16f0eedcf399b4c42a91ff0<p><b>The UK should expect a "handful" of Ebola cases in the coming months, the chief medical officer has said.</b><p>Defending a screening programme due to start at …

Ebola screenings at JFK airport

Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola began Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport but an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that nothing can "get the risk to zero."<p>Four other airports will add the screenings …

Liberia: 41 UN staffers under Ebola observation

AP Enterprise: Records chronicle Duncan's decline

Ebola crisis: Britain and US step up measures to combat spread of virus

US authorities introduce new border checks at airports while UK stages exercise to test readiness of emergency services<p>Britain and the United States have stepped up measures to counter the spread of Ebola as more people were isolated in Europe and Africa to monitor them for symptoms of the deadly …

Ebola medics 'better trained in Sierra Leone than Spain'

A top Spanish doctor says nurses in West Africa are more rigorously trained to avoid the infection and detect Ebola symptoms than in his native Madrid<p>A leading Spanish doctor who is fighting the <b>Ebola</b> outbreak in West Africa has said training for medics in Sierra Leone was more rigorous than that …

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Ebola hospital defends patient's care

<b>The Texas hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan has said his nationality had no bearing on the care he received before his death.</b><p>Some of his relatives have said he did not get as good treatment as other people because he was Liberian.<p>But a hospital statement said he received "the same high …

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Liberia: 41 UN staffers under Ebola observation

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's United Nations peacekeeping mission has placed 41 staff members, including 20 military personnel, under "close …

American emergency rooms prepare as Ebola fear spreads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emergency rooms around the United States are preparing for the people who may have Ebola and for the people who just think they have Ebola.<p>"I have seen several people who had acute illnesses worried that they may have Ebola," said Dr. Mark Reiter.<p>He works as an emergency room doctor in …

Flight attendants argue for reinstatement of ban on cellphones

The largest flight attendants union in the US says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group’s arguments didn’t seem to fly Friday in court.<p>A lawyer for the union argued before a three-judge panel of the US court of …

New York airport is first in US to screen passengers for Ebola symptoms

New York’s JFK airport on Saturday began screening passengers from the west African countries worst affected by Ebola, in an attempt to halt the international spread of the outbreak that has killed more than 4,000 people.<p>JFK is the first of five US airports to start enhanced screening of passengers …