The staffer was a driver for the Sierra Leone office of U.N. Women. The organization said it is taking immediate action to quarantine everyone who came in contact with the victim.
Sen. Rand Paul says a potential travel ban is “reasonable” and should be “considered.” Ron Paul says the idea is “politically motivated.”
Officials distributed information at hundreds of apartments in Dallas after three people were diagnosed with Ebola.
The World Health Organization has declared the country free of the highly contagious virus after six weeks with no new infections.
In exclusive interviews with BuzzFeed News, two Dallas residents who live next to Ebola patients described what it was like when hazmat crews descended on their buildings.
The passenger in the viral picture was seen at Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., where U.S. Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan had a layover.
The 2016 presidential hopeful drew a not-so-subtle connection between himself and conservative icon Ronald Reagan.
When one of you gets sick, the other gets sick — of you.
Using data from Google Trends, it’s possible to estimate countries’ attention to the virus. A BuzzFeed News data analysis.
The New Hampshire Republican talked with Brian Kilmeade Friday morning about Ebola and the 2012 Republican nominee for president.
Worries of terrorists using Ebola against the United States grow amongst Republicans.
But the funding for combatting the disease just isn’t materializing globally.
Ron Klain is a longtime Beltway insider and former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Gore and Biden.
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Texans say they’re “rocking business as usual” despite the deadly Ebola infections in their neighborhood that have sparked headlines and fear around the country.
The health workers in Liberia’s Ebola wards want more equitable hazard pay and more timely salaries. Liberia’s health minister says they’re welcome to stay home.
Asked whether the U.S. should be concerned about ISIS militants bringing Ebola into the country, Sen. Ron Johnson said we should do everything possible to prevent such a thing.
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The latest from BuzzFeed News on the Texas Ebola cases and what officials are doing about the outbreak.
From watching passengers for symptoms to containing contaminated areas, flight attendants are first responders in air travel.
Ahead of congressional testimony scheduled for Thursday, Dr. Daniel Varga of Texas Health Resources said the hospital will do more training of its staff.
The nation’s largest health care workers’ union said Wednesday that 85% of surveyed nurses feel they are not prepared to deal with the deadly Ebola virus. Experts warn that those feelings can have dire consequences during pandemics. Updated with statements from the CDC and Texas Presbyterian Hospital.
The nation’s top elected Republican said Wednesday that travel should be halted from West African nations suffering from the Ebola outbreak.
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Beginning with the misdiagnosis of Thomas Eric Duncan on Sept. 26, there have been a number of missteps in the effort to contain the Ebola virus,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief Thomas Frieden and other health officials have said. The main mission of the CDC, which has a fiscal year 2014 operating plan of nearly $11 billion, is to protect people from health threats.
“He’s out fundraising, he’s out golfing, and he’s talking about shutting down Guantanamo Bay.”
The second Texas health care worker infected with Ebola should not have flown from Dallas to Cleveland and back again because she had a low fever, CDC Director Tom Frieden says. President Obama called for “more aggressive” patient monitoring and said he kissed nurses who treated Ebola patients.
The University of East Anglia said it was “disappointed” to hear the news.
Two days after a nurse who treated the first U.S. Ebola patient became infected with the disease, the CDC said it needs to do more prevent the infection from spreading. It also announced that it is monitoring a total of 124 people who may have come in contact with the deadly virus.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal could soon be over. But the organization presented a dire forecast for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. At least 4,447 have died of the virus.