With Dr. Craig Spencer's recovery, there are no Ebola patients currently under treatment in the U.S. But officials continue to monitor hundreds of people.
Hickox, who has tested negative for Ebola and has no symptoms, maintains that her rights are being violated by restrictions imposed by Maine authorities. She took a defiant bike ride on Thursday morning.
Nurse Kaci Hickox — who remains symptom-free after spending three days in a New Jersey isolation tent after flying home from Ebola-stricken West Africa — remains under quarantine at home in Maine.
Heathcare workers say we need to shift our concern of Ebola into a much more common and deadly threat, the flu.
American ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will be in Sierra Leone on Monday. She met Sunday with religious leaders in Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak was first identified in March.
BY MAGGIE FOX, NBC News(NBC News) - Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse infected with Ebola as she treated dying patient Thomas Eric Duncan, is free of the virus, National Institutes of Health officials said Friday.Pham, who was diagnosed Oct. 12, was transferred to the NIH hospital outside Washington where there's a special biocontainment unit. Her fellow nurse, Amber Vinson, tested virus-free earlier this week, her family said, but stayed in a special biocontainment unit at Emory University Hospita...
The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening...
The WHO, in consultation with health authorities in the countries most affected by the outbreak of the disease that has killed more than 4,500, will decide on how the experimental vaccine will be distributed and used.
Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on Wednesday and returned on Monday, boarding a Frontier Airlines yet even though she had a fever of 99.5 degrees.
The announcement came after authorities disclosed that the health care worker flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday, before she began to feel ill.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced Tuesday they are donating $25 million to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control foundation to fight the Ebola crisis.
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70% and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week within two months.
Revelations that a nurse at a Texas hospital contracted Ebola has fed fears that an outbreak could happen on American soil, despite officials' assurances that the odds remains slim.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that he was "confident" the spread of Ebola could be stopped, a day after a test confirmed a Dallas nurse had been infected while caring for a Liberian national in her hospital.
The survey also found that 37% of nurses felt their hospital had insufficient supplies for containing the deadly virus, including face shields and goggles or fluid-resistant gowns.
The development came hours after New York's JFK Airport began an Ebola screening program, taking the temperatures of passengers arriving from three West African Countries.
Stepped up efforts by the U.S. to halt the spread of the Ebola virus will start at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, where teams armed with thermal guns and questionnaires will screen travelers from West African countries hit hardest by the outbreak.
Fort Campbell soldiers are being trained on how to avoid the Ebola virus during their upcoming deployment to Liberia. Media reports say at least 700 members of the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to the African country starting next week as part of the U.S. military's humanitarian mission. The mission is aimed at building Ebola care centers and training health care workers.
Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials say the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving.
A specially equipped plane carrying an American photojournalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has landed in Nebraska, where he will be treated.
The case of the Dallas hospital that initially sent home a man sickened with Ebola highlights an urgent need for better training — not only for the nurses who are the front-line defense against stopping the spread of any disease, but for all health care personnel.
Safe and effective vaccines are difficult and expensive to develop in the best of times. That process is more challenging in the midst of a growing health crisis.
As many as a hundred people might have come into contact with U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan or one of his family members before he was hospitalized, Dallas County health officials said Thursday.
With an Ebola crisis raging in West Africa, passengers leaving Liberia are being screened for fever and are asked if they have had contact with anyone infected.
As health officials monitor a Texas patient sickened by Ebola, a Missouri man donned full protective gear at Atlanta's airport to protest the government's response to the outbreak.
But the CDC says there's "zero risk" the patient may have infected anyone else on his flight to the U.S. and they're confident the virus will not spread widely in the United States.
National Institutes of Health says the condition of the first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been upgraded to good.
The news of a second person contracting Ebola on U.S. soil has the medical community ramping up its preparedness. Local physicians say while the odds of someone having Ebola in the Tennessee Valley are low, they are still preparing for the possibility.