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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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CDC demonstrates new Ebola protocols for healthcare workers
By Maureen McKinney | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Don't rush. Take your time. Be careful and deliberate. Federal officials repeated that guidance again and again last week as they reviewed their new, more-stringent Ebola-protection protocols before thousands of healthcare workers in New York City.
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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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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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Clumsy Ebola response tests nation's faith in public health leaders | Experts urge stronger leadership from the White House and health officials.
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American public's deep fears about Ebola and U.S. 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 crisis draws experimental drugs, along with ethical concerns
By Jaimy Lee | October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A few pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers are evaluating the best ways to get their experimental Ebola drugs in the hands of doctors even as experts raise questions about the ethics and science behind using drugs that haven't gone through a randomized clinical trial.
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CDC issues stronger safety standards for healthcare workers handling Ebola
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Conceding its previous Ebola safety protocols failed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued more robust guidelines aimed at better protecting workers who confront Ebola and other deadly infectious diseases.
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Texas Health Resources CEO admits staff not fully trained before Ebola outbreak
By Adam Rubenfire | October 19, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay Berdan admitted Sunday that the system's Ebola training programs “had not been fully deployed before the virus struck.”
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Ebola spotlights cuts to federal preparedness funding
By Paul Demko | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Emergency preparedness funding for U.S. public health and healthcare systems has fallen victim to the overall climate of fiscal austerity in Washington, with budget sequestration cuts taking a chunk out of both programs. But that may change with the current Ebola scare.
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CDC, hospitals hit reset on Ebola preparedness
By Beth Kutscher , Adam Rubenfire and Andis Robeznieks | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hospitals across the country are stepping up their preparedness and staff training for the possible arrival of Ebola cases at their doorsteps in the wake of failures in handling Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
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