Child being monitored in Chicago for Ebola infection

By Adam Rubenfire  |  December 19, 2014

A child is under observation for Ebola infection at the University of Chicago Medical Center after presenting with a fever during screening at the city's O'Hare International Airport.

Varian Medical goes after German imaging software maker

By Beth Kutscher  |  December 18, 2014

Varian Medical Systems, which makes equipment for performing radiosurgery, proton therapy and similar procedures, said it is planning to submit an offer to acquire Germany-based MeVis Medical Solutions.

Deplaning in Va. delayed while Ebola scare checked

By Associated Press  |  December 13, 2014

Passengers disembarking from a commercial flight in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday were delayed by about an hour while authorities ruled out Ebola as a cause of a fellow passenger's symptoms.

U.S. hospital operators see opportunity, risks in China

U.S. hospital operators see opportunity, risks in China

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 13, 2014

The Chinese government has relaxed foreign ownership rules to attract private hospital operators who offer better quality care to consumers widely dissatisfied with the current public hospitals.

WHO will miss Ebola targets it set for Dec. 1

By Associated Press  |  November 30, 2014

Two months ago, the World Health Organization launched an ambitious plan to stop the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, aiming to isolate 70% of the sick and safely bury 70% of the victims in the three hardest-hit countries—Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone—by December 1.

U.S. looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

By Associated Press  |  November 23, 2014

The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

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