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.
KCBS In Depth host Jane McMillan speaks with Dr. Charles Chiu, who is an assistant professor of laboratory and infectious disease medicine at UCSF, about the Ebola outbreak.
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.
California’s first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.
A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia.
A Sacramento high school is at the center of a tuberculosis outbreak, according to health officials.
An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn’t run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.