Dr. Craig Spencer was discharged from a New York City hospital today. Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend plan to travel to southern Maine, Boston, Baltimore, and New York.
Hospital officials say Dr. Spencer is Ebola-free and will be released from Bellevue Hospital on Tuesday morning.
Google’s aim is to raise $7.5 million to give nonprofits working in West Africa.
Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur plan to travel after her 21-day monitoring period ends Monday.
Republican candidate Joni Ernst winning the U.S. Senate race on Election Day stole a lot of this week’s headlines, but plenty happened in the news world this week. Many New Yorkers participated in the NYC Marathon, the Day of the Dead was celebrated in Mexico, and the unrest continues in Syria. Here are some of the best news images brought to us by hardworking photojournalists all over the globe.WARNING: Graphic images
Search data shows that U.S. interest is at its lowest level since late September.
The monitoring period for people who came in contact with the deadly virus ends today. The CDC ordered $2.7 million worth of personal protective equipment for U.S. hospitals treating Ebola patients.
The fishing boat was carrying people from Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Israel will deny visas to citizens of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, and avoid issuing visas to people who recently visited the nations, Haaretz reported.
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.”