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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Gear Guidelines

Health officials released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. Health workers have pushed for new standards since two Dallas nurses were diagnosed with the disease.

10/20/2014

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Clinics Not The Best Place For Ebola Check

When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy started feeling ill with possible Ebola symptoms, he did not rush to the nearest hospital. He chose to go to an urgent care clinic.

10/20/2014

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Patient ‘Screened’ For Ebola At Baylor, Testing Not Confirmed

On Friday morning Baylor Hospital in Dallas confirmed a patient with ‘Ebola similar symptoms’ also triggered a positive verbal screening questionnaire.

10/17/2014

A Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus sits at a bus station in downtown Dallas. (credit: Dallas Area Rapid Transit)

Ebola Concerns Send Home 2 DART Workers

Two workers with DART have been sent home for connections to individuals who are either carrying the Ebola virus, or have been exposed to those carrying the virus.

10/17/2014

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Dallas Ebola Worker Quarantined On Cruise Ship

A health care worker who may have handled an Ebola patient’s fluid specimens at a hospital in Dallas is now quarantined with her husband on a cruise ship near Belize.

10/17/2014

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Dallas’ Top Health Epidemiologist Being Monitored For Ebola

Dallas County’s top public health epidemiologist confirmed Thursday that she spent time at Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s beside and that she is among those potentially exposed to the virus.

10/16/2014

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Thomas Frieden and Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci testify during a hearing on Ebola before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Health Officials Defend Ebola Response

CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden testified that, despite the latest incidents, “we remain confident that our public health and health care systems can prevent an Ebola outbreak.”

10/16/2014

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Ebola Scare Puts Texas Schools On Alert

Three schools south of Waco are closed on Thursday, and a North Texas student has been told to stay home, after Ebola concerns related to patient Amber Vinson.

10/16/2014

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DFW Airport Contractor Forced To Remove Mask & Gloves

A contractor for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is livid that his supervisor forced him to remove a mask and gloves he wore to work Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on August 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Nurse With Ebola Arrives In Atlanta For Treatment

A second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred Wednesday from Texas to a specialized hospital isolation unit in Atlanta that has already treated three Americans with the virus.

10/15/2014

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DFW Airport Workers Not Given Special Instructions Despite Ebola Scare

Despite the latest case of an Ebola infected person traveling out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, there are few visible changes in how workers are treating passengers there.

10/15/2014

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Epicenter Of Nation’s Ebola Crisis

In a matter of weeks, Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian hospital has become the epicenter of the nation’s Ebola crisis.

10/15/2014

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