Ebola

Dr. Ian Crozier nearly died from the Ebola virus. (CBS)

Doctor Nearly Killed By Ebola Shares Story Of Survival At UCSF

A few months ago, Dr. Ian Crozier was in Sierra Leone, working with the World Health Organization, in the fight against Ebola. He never dreamed the virus would nearly kill him.

12/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Bay Area African Immigrants Report Unfair Treatment Over Ebola Outbreak

African immigrants in the Bay Area say they’ve experienced harassment since the Ebola outbreak became the focus of public attention in the United States.

12/04/2014

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

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San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola Fight

A unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.

11/17/2014

Dr. Martin Salia (CBS SF)

Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola Virus In Sierra Leone Dies At Nebraska Hospital

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

11/17/2014

Photograph of E. Coli magnified x 10,000. (Creative Commons)

Could You Stomach A Popsicle Made To Look Like An Infectious Disease?

A San Francisco-based designer created a collection of frozen treat molds that turn basic flavored sugar water into popsicles that resemble infectious diseases.

11/14/2014

Bottles of Clorox bleach sit on a shelf at a grocery store in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ebola Fears, Start Of Flu Season Spur Jump In Sales For Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

Oakland-based Clorox said sales of its disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, with fears over Ebola virus and the start of flu season perking up interest for Americans to stock up on supplies.

11/12/2014

(CBS SF)

18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay Open

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.

11/11/2014

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Google, CEO Larry Page Donate Millions To Ebola Fight

Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to a slew of nonprofits such as Save the Children and the Doctors Without Borders.

11/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Ebola-Fighting Robots From UC Berkeley Could Soon Diagnose Patients

As Ebola continues to ravage parts of West Africa, scientists and engineers at four universities and research centers, including Cal Berkeley, are meeting Friday to brainstorm ways technology can help in the crisis.

11/07/2014

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