A person in Dallas has been confirmed as having the Ebola virus, according to health officials.
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The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.
A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia.
A patient who has been isolated in a Sacramento hospital for the past few days over possible exposure to the Ebola virus does not have the deadly pathogen, health officials said Thursday night.
California health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the patient being treated in Sacramento for possible exposure is considered low risk.
A Sacramento hospital treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus is taking extra precautions.
A patient is being examined for possible exposure or symptoms of the Ebola virus at Kaiser South Sacramento, according to hospital officials.
The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.