18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay OpenThousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.
Google, CEO Larry Page Donate Millions To Ebola FightGoogle 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.
Ebola-Fighting Robots From UC Berkeley Could Soon Diagnose PatientsAs 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.
Facebook Adding Buttons To Make Donating To Ebola Fight EasierFacebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a button designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling the disease.
Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine PillA small biotech company in South San Francisco is currently working on an oral Ebola vaccine that could provide the key to stemming the outbreak in West Africa.
San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola PatientsA San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.
Fear Of Ebola Dominates While Influenza Kills Thousands A Year In U.S.; Only Half Of Population Gets Flu ShotThere are plenty of fears floating around surrounding the Ebola virus, but flu season is coming up and many people don't seem to be all that worried and often do not take precautions against it that are available.
Stanford Doctor Says Every Major City Could See Ebola CasesTop medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
Kaiser Nurses Announce 2-Day Strike Over Ebola PreparednessRegistered nurses claim the nation's hospitals are inadequately prepared to protect them against ebola and so they will hold a National Day of Action on Nov.12 that will include a two-day strike at every Kaiser Permanente hospital and clinic.
Stanford Doctor Under Ebola Quarantine Remains Symptom-FreeColin Bucks, the Stanford Medical Center doctor under home quarantine after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, said Thursday he feels well and has shown no symptoms of the virus in the week since his return from Liberia.
Zombie Health Symposium In Oakland Reveals Survival Tips For The Living And UndeadNow that the World Series is over, you can focus on more important matters -- like preparing for a zombie apocalypse.
Stanford Surgeon Under ‘Modified Quarantine’ In San Mateo County After Returning From LiberiaA Stanford surgeon has been put on modified quarantine in San Mateo County after treating Ebola patients in Liberia for the past month.
State Announces 21-Day Quarantine For Anyone At Risk Of Ebola; To Be Determined On Case-By-Case BasisCalifornia is requiring a 21-day quarantine for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients.
Nurses Group Says Public Was Misinformed: 'UCSF Not Ready For Ebola’Last week the State of California announced any Ebola cases will be treated at five designated UC medical centers, but on Tuesday about a dozen nurses protested at UCSF’s Parnassus campus.
New Federal Guidelines For Those At Highest Risk Of Contracting Ebola Conflict With State-Issued RulesU.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.