Ebola In U. S. News
NYC Doctor, Who Survived Ebola , Says Experimental Vaccine Could Be 'A Way Forward'
A New York City doctor, who made headlines after he was diagnosed with Ebola , said he hoped an experimental vaccine could be “a way forward” for a region decimated by the deadly virus. Craig Spencer, an emergency room physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, made headlines last year when he
Ebola Strain in New Liberia Cases Same as Virus From Last Year's Outbreak
Liberia is fighting against a return of the Ebola virus as five people have recently been diagnosed with the disease. The country's Ministry of Health confirmed that another 149 people remain in quarantine after the virus was detected in the body of a teenager outside Monrovia on June 29. Genetic
As New Ebola Cases Emerge in Liberia , Officials Race to Halt Outbreak
Confirmation of new Ebola infections in Liberia this week have brought back fears that another outbreak could run rampant in the West African country, but experts caution that the government and aid organizations are far more prepared now to stop the spread of the deadly virus. Officials from
Officials Confirm Ebola's Return to Liberia
Liberian officials confirmed that Ebola has returned to the country after the death of a teenager. The 17-year-old boy tested positive for the virus 48 days after the World Health Organization declared Liberia free of Ebola on May 9. More than 8,000 people died from the disease after the virus
National Nurses' Day: Nurses Who Made the News
Nurses spent a lot of time in the news in the last year, and to celebrate National Nurses' Day, we're highlighting hero nurses. The National Nurses' Union's executive director, RoseAnn DeMoro, described nursing as a "caring public service." "Nurses Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to a
Several Americans Possibly Exposed to Ebola Virus
Group to be monitored in U.S. after potentially being exposed the deadly virus while in Africa.
American Health Worker Diagnosed With Ebola in Sierra Leone Headed to NIH
An American health worker volunteering in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with the deadly virus and will be headed to the United States for treatment, according to the National Institutes of Health . The patient, who has not been identified, will be isolated and flown to
Last Ebola Patient in Liberia Leaves Treatment Ward
The final Ebola patient in Liberia is back home and Ebola-free. Beatrice Yardolo, 58, spent 16 days in a Chinese Ebola treatment unit, but she returned home today, singing and dancing while her husband looked on and cried. The Yardolo family caught the deadly virus from their son, who had been
Most Surprising Allegations in Ebola Nurse Nina Pham's Lawsuit
The Dallas nurse who survived Ebola after catching it from her patient last fall may have smiled for the cameras during the harrowing ordeal, but now she's saying the hospital put its reputation above her needs. Nina Pham , a 26-year-old nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, caught
Nina Pham Files Suit Against the Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola While Working
Nurse is suing Texas hospital for negligence; says she hopes to uncover how the hospital handled Ebola.