In today's 24/7 media cycle, yesterday's news quickly fades as the press moves on to the next story. But sometimes those forgotten stories leave behind important unresolved issues. That's certainly the case with Ebola.
Hospital communication failure cited in review of care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and other news
The Texas hospital that treated the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola stumbled because of communication failures, an independent review released last week found.
The Texas hospital that treated the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola was not adequately prepared for a patient with the deadly virus and stumbled because of communication failures, an independent review released Friday found.
Eleven chimpanzees rushed out from the Liberian bush and descended from trees to the shore, making jubilant sounds to greet the speedboat bringing food.
The selection of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and President Barack Obama for the top two spots in the 14th annual Modern Healthcare 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare reflects the continuing centrality in healthcare of the ACA and the ongoing political battle over its future.
The threat of a looming “post-antibiotic era” has been detailed for years in media reports, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the nation has finally reached that tipping point.
Dallas-area taxpayers paid more than $825,000 in costs related to last fall's Ebola outbreak that left a foreign visitor dead and two hospital nurses infected, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Emergent BioSolutions announced plans Monday to develop and manufacture a treatment for the Ebola virus. The Maryland-based biopharmaceutical firm was awarded a federal contract valued at nearly $20 million.
Data Points for the week of July 13 2015, covered the following topics: Hospital readmissions, costs for low-risk births, Ebola, heroin use and Medicaid ER usage
The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday—but it did not blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis.
Clinical drug trials of an experimental treatment for Ebola have stopped after it was found unlikely to be effective. Health officials have been looking to abate the effects of the virus strain that has ravaged West Africa for more than a year.
Texas Health Resources' debt received a rating upgrade from Moody's Investors Service, after the system demonstrated that it has recovered financially from its October Ebola crisis.