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.
A new map shows how California has become a hotbed for whooping cough and measles, diseases that are completely preventable by a vaccine.
State health officials have set up a Ebola hotline call center for public inquiries on the virus and outbreak.
There have been some widespread rabies outbreaks around the world and it’s getting recognition partly because of the recent Chinese government killing of 5,000 dogs in one city after five people were diagnosed with the disease.
If someone calls 911 and they say I’m very sick, I have a high fever, I’m throwing up, that immediately triggers the protocol in the system.
School Officials are cordoning off an area of the Southwestern College Campus after reports that a student who may have been in contact with someone from the same flight as the most recent U.S. ebola patient has vomited in class.
The worst Ebola virus outbreak in history is ravaging Liberia, where Alex Lewis was born. About 4,000 Liberians live in Oakland, and all of them are worried about the health of family and friends in their homeland.
Nurses in the Bay Area, and all over the nation, are worried that if they have to help treat an Ebola patient, their lives would be in danger because they say the government does not require that they wear the highest level of protective gear.
East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell will be attending a congressional hearing in Dallas Friday to review international, local and federal responses to the Ebola crisis.
As the Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, a Bay Area hospital has installed warning signs directed at people who have risk factors for the disease.