West Africa

Ebola-Virus

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.

10/12/2014

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 08: Health care workers wait for the arrival of a possible Ebola patient at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Thomas Eric Duncan, the first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the U.S., died earlier today. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ebola Protocol Now In Place For North Texas

There 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.

10/10/2014

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Gov. Perry Urges Calm, Confirms Ebola Patient’s Contact With Students

The 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.

10/01/2014

Traffic moves past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has Ebola Virus

Officials 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.

10/01/2014

Traffic moves past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has Ebola Virus

Officials 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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/30/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Many Wonder If It’s An Ebola “Cure” Or “Recovery”

As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

Dr. Kent Brantly

North Texas Doctor’s Unselfish Act As Ebola Outbreak Tops 700 Deaths

Sick Fort Worth doctor asked that experimental serum be given to fellow American aid worker, who is also sick with Ebola.

07/31/2014

Dallas Hospital Offers Free Facial Surgery For African Girl

The moment Patience Adu learned that a doctor in Dallas would operate on her face, she began to dance and sing at The Village of Hope in Ghana, West Africa.

CBS 11–03/13/2013