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  • CDC: All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials plan to actively monitor all U.S. residents returning home from one of the three Ebola-affected nations in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The new monitoring program, which starts Monday, will require anyone back from Liberia, Guinea or [...]

  • Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Now ‘Free’ of Virus, Family Says

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Amber Vinson, one of two nurses battling Ebola after contracting it from a patient at a Dallas hospital, is now free of the virus, according to a statement released by her family on Wednesday. “We are overjoyed to announce that, as of yesterday [Tuesday] evening, [...]

  • All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials plan to actively monitor all U.S. residents returning home from one of the three Ebola-affected nations in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The new monitoring program, which starts Monday, will require anyone back from Liberia, Guinea or [...]

  • Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

    By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — With so much news focused on the Ebola epidemic in Africa, parents and other caregivers should think about how to help children feel safe, experts say. “Children are almost always listening,” said Dr. Allison Baker, a pediatric psychopharmacologist at the Child Mind Institute in New York [...]

  • Where Ebola Battles Are Won

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Four hospitals that are home to advanced biocontainment facilities have become America’s ground zero in the treatment of Ebola patients. Their special isolation units feature layer upon layer of safety measures to prevent the spread of nightmare pathogens, not just Ebola. They include special air filters, [...]

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