Health

(Undated) -- There continue to be more and more cases worldwide of Ebola. The World Health Organization says the number of confirmed cases of the disease have now topped ten-thousand, with just over 49-hundred deaths. On a brighter note, the outbreak appears to be somewhat...
(New York, NY) -- The governors of New York and New Jersey are implementing stricter ebola screenings at area airports and mandatory quarantine for at risk travelers. Governor Chris Christie says CDC protocols keep changing, so the two states are implementing their own standards...
(Atlanta, GA) -- A second Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say tests no longer detect the virus in Amber Vinson's blood. Earlier today, Nina Pham left the National Institutes of Health in Maryland after...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest continues to insist that the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is exceedingly low. In a White House briefing, Earnest praised efforts in New York City to quell anxiety and treat new Ebola patient Craig Spencer. Dr...
(New York, NY) -- New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio is reassuring residents that the city is prepared to deal with its first confirmed Ebola case. De Blasio is holding a midday news conference to talk about the city's response as the patient remains in isolation at Bellevue...
(Bethesda, MD) -- One of the two Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola is virus free and is being released by the National Institutes of Health. Outside NIH, Nina Pham was cheered as she walked to microphones for a news conference. Pham got Ebola while treating Thomas Duncan, the...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal government may not be ready for any kind of pandemic, Ebola or otherwise. An audit from the Homeland Security department's inspector general says the agency doesn't have enough protective gear or drugs for its staff to maintain operations during a...
(New York, NY) -- A physician who recently returned from west Africa is in isolation at New York's Bellevue Hospital after testing positive for Ebola. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tells NBC's "Today" he's confident the correct protocols were followed when Doctor Craig Spencer...
(Avery Island, LA) -- Sauce manufactured at Tabasco's Avery Island, Louisiana, plant isn't just for food anymore. It's being used to train medical workers about how to handle patients possibly infected with the deadly Ebola virus. "WBRZ-TV" reports fake patients at the...