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A nurse with Ebola may have shown symptoms of the virus as many as four days before authorities once indicated, meaning that she might have been contagious while flying on not just one, but two commercial flights, officials said Thursday. Amber Vinson was hospitalized Tuesday,...
A Texas health-care worker who “may have” handled lab specimens from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has been isolated on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The worker has shown no symptoms of the disease, according to Carnival, which said it is in close contact with...
Schools in Texas and Ohio are reacting with an abundance of caution to concerns about students or staff having any connections to a possible Ebola contact. In North Texas, it started with Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD. A father of a child at one of the district's elementaries flew...
Dallas County officials decided not to issue a formal disaster declaration in light the Ebola cases confirmed in the city. Early Thursday county officials seemed poised to issue this declaration as a means to legally restrict the travel of health care workers who cared for Ebola...
President Obama raised the possibility on Thursday that he might appoint an “Ebola czar” to manage the government’s response to the deadly virus as anxiety grew over the air travel of an infected nurse. Schools closed in two states, hospitals and airlines kept employees home...
Dallas officials alarmed at the spread of Ebola plan to take aggressive steps Thursday to restrict health care staffers exposed to the virus — possibly placing them in shelters — as the hospital where they work apologized for its potentially deadly mistakes. “We are deeply sorry...
A Dallas hospital is offering a public apology for misdiagnosing the nation's first Ebola patient. In testimony prepared for a House of Representatives hearing about Ebola on Thursday, Dr. Daniel Varga — the chief clinical officer at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital —...
Austin police have ordered personal protective equipment to ward against communicable disease such as Ebola, according to a training announcement the department issued to its officers about the virus on Oct. 6. In the meantime, the announcement asks officers who may respond to...
A group of top state education officials said Wednesday it aims to whittle down the number of tests students take in elementary and secondary schools by identifying and eliminating unnecessary ones. The move comes amid growing resistance by some parents, educators and...