California Health Department Rolls Out Ebola Outbreak Public Information HotlineState health officials have set up a Ebola hotline call center for public inquiries on the virus and outbreak.
US Journalist Recovers; President Obama's Ebola 'Czar' Gets To WorkA TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new "czar" to coordinate a national response should an Ebola outbreak happen.
Nurses Say California Hospitals Unprepared For Ebola Outbreak; Gov. Brown Hears From Healthcare WorkersBay Area nurses say their hospitals are unprepared to handle Ebola patients during a rally Tuesday in Oakland. Meanwhile, members of California’s largest nurses’ union met with Gov. Jerry Brown and other health care experts in Sacramento Tuesday a day after federal health officials issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.
Bay Area Scientists Work On Test To Find Ebola Virus EarlyIt will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.
7 Flights Made Before Ebola Victim's Frontier Airlines Jet Decontaminated, Complete List Of Flight Numbers Impacts Over 750 PeopleFrontier Airlines is replacing seat covers, carpeting, and air filters around the seat where the Ebola victim traveled, and now revealed the jet made seven flights before being pulled out of service for proper sterilization.
SFO Assures Passengers Airport Ready If Ebola Screenings Become NecessarySan Francisco International Airport officials asserted Thursday they stand ready to implement enhanced screening measures for the Ebola virus if the government directs them to.
East Bay Hospital Installs Ebola Virus Warning SignsAs 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.
Obama Sending 3,000 Military Troops To Help Combat Ebola Epidemic In West AfricaThe 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.
3rd American Doctor Contracts Ebola While Working In LiberiaA missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia.