How much did Zuckerberg donate himself before seeking donations from Facebook users? $25 million.
The button will get rolled out starting Thursday. Mark Zuckerberg recently donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control.
One acquaintance remains in quarantine and 357 people in New York City are still being “actively monitored” for signs of the disease.
The president is seeking the emergency funds for West Africa.
Teresa Romero Ramos, the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa, will be discharged Wednesday from a Madrid hospital.
Exclusive: “If you are in the [Ebola] unit and, God forbid, something happens to you, nobody is responsible for it.” Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Monrovia.
Medical burials were reportedly underway for 30 new deaths on Tuesday in a mountainous area where the virus was thought to have been defeated.
For months, most clinics and hospitals in Liberia have been closed because of the Ebola crisis. But that hasn’t stopped dedicated health workers from helping their sick neighbors. Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Liberia.
The embarrassingly bad hoax attempt originated from 4chan, of course.
The disease was a running theme across a bunch of sketches Saturday night.
The King Charles Spaniel had been living in quarantine for 21 days while his owner, Nina Pham, recovered from Ebola. Earlier this year, a dog was euthanized in Spain after his owner was diagnosed with Ebola.
The attorney general flagged the contractor. The city says the work was performed correctly, but says the situation is under review.
Another week gone and another group of amazing images from the world’s best photojournalists. This week we saw a dramatic ending to the Major League Baseball season, Texas nurse Amber Vinson was cured of Ebola, and a beautiful ceremony in Canada for Nathan Cirillo, who was shot and killed last week during the the attack at Parliament Hill.
Damn, they even wore a face mask and everything.
“Children in your area are vulnerable”… to the Democratic Senate candidate.
Paul, who thinks there should be visa restrictions for people coming from Ebola-affected countries, says it’s unclear if some states’ quarantine policies honor the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus.
“You have to be in a kind of dialogue that involves eye contact.”
They don’t really work. And there are much better, more proven ways to fight Ebola. Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Liberia.
A woman who recently returned to Portland, Oregon, from West Africa developed a fever Friday morning. Maine and nurse Kaci Hickox settled the quarantine suit allowing her to travel freely in public.
The state’s new Ebola policy came as a Stanford doctor was quarantined, and President Obama took a veiled shot at governors for “hiding under the covers.”
Vaccines are the best way to stop the Ebola epidemic. Here’s how they work and what you need to know about the two experimental ones that are furthest along.
The president not-so-subtly knocks Republican Gov. Chris Christie (and Democratic governors who are implementing mandatory quarantines).
A commentary on what scares Americans and what should scare Americans.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel signs memorandum for 21-day “supervised isolation” for troops returning from West Africa. Maine police monitor Hickox’s residence in Fort Kent. The governor is seeking “legal authority” to enforce her quarantine.
”Sen. Booker is relieved that Kaci Hickox is on her way home.”
Ebola has turned dead bodies into public health threats in Liberia. But dealing with death is also about grief, loss and long-held beliefs about the spiritual afterlife.
If Dr. Craig Spencer took an NYC cab, instead of an Uber, how would the TLC respond?
Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Amber Vinson was discharged from the hospital Tuesday. Meanwhile, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took to the airwaves to defend his quarantine policy, which health officials have criticized.
The agency issued revised guidelines to monitor and restrict the movements of people returning to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries. “We believe these are based on science,” CDC Director Tom Frieden said. “These add a strong level of protection.”