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SFO Assures Passengers Airport Ready If Ebola Screenings Become Necessary

San Francisco International Airport officials asserted Thursday they stand ready to implement enhanced screening measures for the Ebola virus if the government directs them to.

10/16/2014

The main terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport is shown October 2, 2014 in Dulles, Virginia. The Center for Disease Control CDC announced that Ebola patient being treated at the Texas Presbyterian hospital passed through Washington Dulles airport on a United Airlines flight two weeks ago.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

United Airlines Notifying Passengers On Flight With Man With Deadly Ebola Virus

United said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the man could not have spread the disease during the flights because he was not showing symptoms and was not yet contagious.

10/02/2014

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

UCSF Ebola Expert: Ebola Is Not As Infectious As Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles And Other Airborne Diseases

Amid questions and concerns over the recent cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, KPIX 5 talked to an expert on infectious diseases at University of California at San Francisco.

10/02/2014

tuberculosis, chest x-ray

Arrest Warrant Issued For Contagious Tuberculosis Patient Stockton Police Say Is Refusing Treatment

Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.

07/24/2014

BART passengers board a train. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Riders Warned About Measles Infection From Contagious Passenger

Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after authorities learned that an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East Bay last week.

02/13/2014

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