West Africa

Soldier Death Feared Ebola-Related Blamed On Synthetic PotAn autopsy has concluded that synthetic marijuana was to blame for the death of a Fort Hood soldier shortly after his return from deployment to an Ebola hot zone in West Africa.
Soldier Found Dead In Killeen Following Return From West AfricaA Fort Hood soldier who had recently returned from West Africa has been found dead outside of his Killeen apartment.
Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Honored In Fort WorthTarrant County commissioners dubbed Tuesday "Dr. Kent Brantly Day" in honor of the medical missionary who contracted the Ebola virus last summer.
Dallas Co. Health Monitoring More Travelers For EbolaOfficials from Dallas County Health announced Wednesday afternoon they have begun monitoring four more travelers for the ebola virus disease.
Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For EbolaOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed Friday that they are monitoring a traveler for Ebola Virus Disease. The action is precautionary and the person is asymptomatic for Ebola.
UTA Alum Released From New Jersey Ebola IsolationA University of Texas at Arlington alumnus is out of isolation for the Ebola virus. Nurse Kaci Hickox was released from a New Jersey hospital after the federal government pressured her release.
Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola MissionAbout 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.
U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola NationsEveryone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.
Key Question: How Did Dallas Worker Contract Ebola?A health worker who wore protective gear while having extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan is the second confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.
Ebola Protocol Now In Place For North TexasThere are now specific rules for how to handle the Ebola virus in North Texas, a week and a half after its first appearance in the country.
Gov. Perry Urges Calm, Confirms Ebola Patient's Contact With StudentsThe first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil had contact with several school-aged children before he was admitted to the hospital on Sunday.
CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has Ebola VirusOfficials with the CDC have confirmed that a person in Dallas definitely has the Ebola virus. Tuesday's official determination makes the patient the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.