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Spanish Ebola Patient's Gloves May Have Transmitted Virus: Doctor

A Spanish nurse's aide who was infected with Ebola may have contracted the virus when her gloves touched her face as she took off her protective suit, a doctor treating her said on Wednesday. "During the course of the morning we looked at actions taken when [the nurse’s aide] put on her protective …

Spanish nurse reported Ebola symptoms many times before being quarantined

A Spanish nurse who was admitted to hospital in Madrid with the Ebola virus, after treating a repatriated patient who later died of the illness, had told health authorities at least three times that she had a fever before she was placed in quarantine.<p>Teresa Romero Ramos is the first person in the …

'Save Excalibur' fails: Madrid euthanizes Ebola patient's dog

Madrid health authorities have put down Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos' dog, Excalibur, despite protests to save the animal's life.<p>The dog was sedated before being euthanized, according to health authorities. Its body was moved, following protocol, to a place where it could be …

Fears of Ebola Touch Liberians in U.S. | The Takeaway | WNYC

A Liberian-American immigrant explains how his community both in the United States and abroad has been affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

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WHO: Spain's Ebola case won't be last in Europe

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant may be the first person in the ongoing epidemic to catch Ebola outside of Africa, but she probably won't be …

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

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.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …

Here's How Many Americans Have Died From Top Causes Since The First Reported Case Of US Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the US to be confirmed with Ebola, just died from the horrific illness.<p>We estimated the approximate number of deaths in the US from various causes in the eight days between Sept. 30, when the CDC confirmed that Duncan had Ebola, and Oct. 8, when he died:<p>We …

Five US airports to begin Ebola screenings for west Africa arrivals

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 the deadly disease from entering the US.<p>The additional screenings will be carried out by …