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Doctor with Ebola being treated in N.Y.; nurse declared virus-free
By Adam Rubenfire , John N. Frank and Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. healthcare system got a new Ebola patient last week when a doctor in New York City tested positive, while another, Texas nurse Nina Pham, was declared free of the Ebola virus.
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Ebola hazmat suits are popular Halloween costumes this year
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ebola-themed healthcare worker costumes may be making an appearance amid the sea of ghosts, goblins and ghouls this Halloween.
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Clumsy Ebola response tests country's faith in health leaders
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The American public's deep fears about Ebola and politicians' inflammatory rhetoric following the three U.S. cases in Dallas have prompted public health experts to think about how the country might respond to a more serious infectious disease pandemic, and what lessons can be learned from the...
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Ebola spurs higher demand for infection control products, suppliers say
By Beth Kutscher | October 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Spectra254 is a company that launched earlier this year and currently sells it portable disinfection technology in 10 hospitals. But the global outbreak of Ebola has heightened interest in its platform, which is designed to be both mobile and affordable.
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New Ebola protocols will cost hospitals more
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Many are welcoming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tighter safety guidelines for treating Ebola patients. But meeting those standards may pose financial challenges for hospitals.
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Ebola aid workers given mandatory quarantine in New York, New Jersey
By Harris Meyer and Adam Rubenfire | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The governors of New York and New Jersey on Friday afternoon ordered mandatory quarantine of up to 21 days for health workers and anyone else arriving in the U.S. after direct contact with Ebola patients in the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
Associated Press | October 24, 2014
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.
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Texas nurse Nina Pham free of Ebola
By Virgil Dickson and John N. Frank | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Nina Pham, the first Texas nurse who contracted Ebola virus while treating Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was discharged from care, National Institutes of Health officials announced Friday morning.
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Texas Health shares lessons learned from Ebola stumbles
By Adam Rubenfire | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
As health workers at New York's Bellevue Hospital Center begin to treat Dr. Craig Spencer, the latest patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are sharing the lessons they learned from treating the first in the nation, Thomas Eric Duncan, and...
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N.Y. physician now fourth Ebola case diagnosed in U.S., preliminary test shows
By Adam Rubenfire and John N. Frank | October 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A doctor in New York is now the first Ebola case in the country's largest city, according to results of a preliminary test done Thursday. He is the fourth confirmed case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. and the first outside Texas where patient one, Thomas Eric Duncan, died from the disease earlier...
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