An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.
Doctors Without Borders has raised about $100 million to fight the deadly epidemic this year, $21 million of which has come from U.S. donors.
In September, Barclay Berdan became CEO of Texas Health Resources, the largest healthcare system in North Texas with over $4.3 billion in revenue last year. Berdan, who previously served as THR's COO, took over just before a crisis erupted in October at the system's flagship hospital, Texas Health...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow an unapproved blood-transfusion system to be made available in an effort to increase the availability of plasma from Ebola survivors to treat newly infected patients.
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.
In response to the immediate danger of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued tightened guidance for personal protective equipment and related protocols. Its guidance addresses the specific risks of a single pathogen, but is only one precautionary step in the larger context of...
Ebola tests results came back negative for a patient at New York City's Bellevue Hospital who had traveled to the U.S. from the West African nation of Mali and was showing Ebola-related symptoms.
For the vast majority of U.S. hospitals, Ebola is still hypothetical. But the potential of seeing a confirmed case is now real enough that no hospital, regardless of location, can afford to put off preparation. While most of the attention has been focused on isolation protocols and personal...
The Ebola-related death on Monday of a surgeon from Sierra Leone at a Nebraska hospital should serve as a painful reminder of the deadly nature of the disease even under the best circumstances.
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said.
At first, Dr. Martin Salia thought he had malaria or typhoid. A surgeon working in Sierra Leone, he told his wife back in Maryland that he had a headache and fever. He had two negative tests for Ebola. Then the third came back positive.
Talk about sending mixed messages. Robert McDonald, the new head of the Veterans Affairs Department, wants to hire 28,000 new doctors, nurses and other clinical staff to reduce delays in offering care to the nation's growing VA-eligible population.