Officials Compare Heroin Epidemic To Ebola Outbreak
4/26/2017 CHICAGO (CBS) - Local officials would like people to start being as concerned about the heroin epidemic as they were when the Ebola virus erupted as a worldwide health concern. Experts from four counties will come together later this week to share ...
Feds conduct 'unprecedented' drill to assess preparedness for new Ebola-like outbreak
4/26/2017 The exercise - dubbed Tranquil Shift - was initiated on April 10 and involved the simulated use of Aeromedical BioContainment Systems, used to transport patients during the 2014 Ebola outbreak, and the newer Containerized BioContainment Systems, ...
Guinea city named 2017 World Book Capital turns page on Ebola
4/26/2017 CONAKRY, Guinea - Piles of rubbish and broken-down cars are being removed from the rundown streets of Conakry, and disgruntled hawkers on the main avenues have been told to close their stalls and move on.
Photos: Ebola care team attends 'Facing Darkness' screening
4/26/2017 Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit, shakes hands with former patient Kent Brantly, who was diagnosed with Ebola virus disease while serving as a doctor in West Africa and was evacuated to Emory University ...
After Ebola, local and regional hospitals urged to be more alert for exotic viruses
4/26/2017 A nurse at an emergency room or a neighborhood quick clinic has probably asked you, “Have you been outside of the United States in the last 21 days?
CDC/WHO Ebola recommendations may put sewer workers at risk
4/26/2017 Researchers suggest that guidelines endorsed by the CDC and WHO for the safe disposal of liquid waste from patients with Ebola virus disease may not be adequate to prevent water treatment workers from being exposed to the virus, according to data ...
Feds practice Ebola evacuations despite past Trump criticism
4/26/2017 FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, the National Institutes of Health Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center where patients with Ebola in Bethesda, Md. Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama's decision to patients with Ebola to the ...
Federal Departments Conduct Inter-Agency Ebola Drill
4/26/2017 In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, the National Institutes of Health Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, Md. Donald Trump railed against President Barack Obama's decision to patients with Ebola to the United States for treatment in 2014.
Amnesty for refugees from Ebola-affected countries expires next month
4/26/2017 Beah and his family left Sierra Leone in 2014 during the Ebola outbreak. He sent his mother, sister, and other relatives to Mauritania.
Sierra Leone News: Time to rebuild Moyamba District
4/26/2017 “Life is terrible here, after the outbreak of the civil war and Ebola. We received lots of promises but nothing seems to come forth.