About 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off their jobs at New York’s LaGuardia airport on Thursday, to protest what they say are working conditions that do not protect against potential Ebola contraction.
Frisco, a prosperous and bland modern suburb 25 miles north of downtown Dallas, is normally chiefly known as the home of Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas and the RoughRiders minor league baseball team.
Whether the transfusions will actually help is a matter of considerable uncertainty. A small number of patients have been treated with experimental drugs like ZMapp, but the efficacy of those drugs is
Shares of Chimerix Inc., the maker of an experimental drug to combat Ebola, sank Wednesday after the death in Dallas of a patient with the disease who received the medicine. About two hours after officials
Travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa will start to have their temperatures taken upon arrival at five U.S. airports as part of extra screening measures being implemented in coming
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. As relatives and friends grieve and plan an evening
One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak. It remains a mystery why some
According to details reported by Kevin Sack in The New York Times, he had just reunited with Louise Troh, the mother of his son, after a 16-year separation. She had moved to Dallas; Duncan lived in a room
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the US to be confirmed with Ebola, just died from the horrific illness. We estimated the approximate number of deaths in the US from various causes in the eight
Passengers travelling from west Africa will face additional Ebola screenings at five US airports, the White House said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern that not enough controls were in place to prevent
As the Ebola virus ravages western and central Africa, one of its virulent cousins has turned up in the opposite corner of the continent. Ugandan authorities report that a healthcare worker in Kampala,
Health news / Updated Oct. 7, 2014, 6:29 PM GMT One U.S. Coast Guard sector says it will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the
One crucial factor in the epidemic spread of Ebola is poverty, says author of a new book about the disease. Though Ebola is unlikely to gain a substantial foothold in the United States, even after the
Health news Oct. 7, 2014, 6:42 PM GMT / Updated Oct. 7, 2014, 8:21 PM GMT Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan remains in critical but stable condition at a Texas hospital, officials said Tuesday. "He is a
U.S. officials leading the fight against history's worst outbreak of Ebola have said they know the ways the virus is spread and how to stop it. They say that unless an air traveler from disease-ravaged
Health news Even in parts of Liberia where Ebola hasn’t been spreading, frightened doctors have run away and villages lack basic clean, running water, a team of U.S. government experts reported Tuesday.
Scientists racing to develop something that will stop the largest Ebola epidemic in history are trying a variety of experimental drugs on patients. Without a cure, the disease has killed at least 3,431
Ebola continues to spread in West Africa despite foreign aid and assistance. Doctors are warning there is now only a small window of opportunity left in order to "avoid catastrophe". There is also a warning
President Barack Obama said Monday that the government will increase airport screening of passengers coming from the West African countries affected by an Ebola epidemic. National security, homeland security
As the outbreak continues to spread, the fear of catching the disease is rising. Experts are learning more about how to contain the virus that has infected around 7,500 people in West Africa. The race