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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) – The freelance cameraman who was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia has cleared the virus from his system and can leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center where he had been treated for the past two weeks, the hospital [...]
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Measures taken by Firestone officials at the company’s rubber tree plantation in Ebola-ravaged Liberia may have limited the spread of the disease there and could prove effective elsewhere, researchers report. The Firestone Natural Rubber Co. provides health services to about 80,000 employees, retirees, their families and residents of [...]
Headlines remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear is a much bigger health threat to Americans.
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A pair of promising Ebola vaccines could be deployed against the outbreak ravaging three West African nations by January, experts say. Rival American and Canadian vaccines are being prepared for possible use in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but first they have to pass expedited human [...]
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The United States is now mandating that all airline passengers arriving from Ebola-affected nations of West Africa land at one of five airports equipped to screen them for infection with the virus. In a statement released Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson noted that 94 percent of air passengers [...]