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Hospitals revamp infection control amid Ebola scare
By Sabriya Rice | October 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Fears over the spread of the Ebola virus have intensified long-standing concerns that U.S. hospitals may not be prepared to deal with infectious diseases.
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Gottlieb to leave Partners HealthCare in 2015
By John N. Frank | October 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Gary Gottlieb, CEO of Partners HealthCare, the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts, will be leaving that position next year to join not-for-profit medical services provider Partners in Health as its new CEO, Partners HealthCare confirmed Saturday.
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Three states issue stronger Ebola quarantine
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.
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Healthcare worker criticizes quarantine process
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
The healthcare worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.
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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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Dallas nurse who survived Ebola must wait for dog
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
A Texas nurse who has recovered from Ebola must wait to see her King Charles spaniel, Bentley.
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Woman quarantined in N.J. shows no signs of Ebola
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.
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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.
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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.
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WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola
Associated Press | October 25, 2014
Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.
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