A Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruise ship.
For some people the Ebola scare is hitting too close to home. So much so that after receiving requests, one local health store started carrying protective suits.
Frontier Airlines is notifying passengers on seven flights including flights from Dallas to Cleveland that they may have come in contact with an Ebola passenger.
Lisa Bockelman said she’ll never go without a flu shot again.
House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from the virus’s deadly reach.
The State Health Department is increasing measures to protect the health of Hoosiers in the event of an Ebola case in Indiana.
The Red Cross also has mobilized 4,000 volunteers to bring prevention information and education to communities on lock down.
Officials say Vinson didn’t exhibit Ebola symptoms while in Ohio. People infected with Ebola aren’t contagious until they get symptoms.
A CDC official cleared Vinson to board the flight from Cleveland to the Dallas area. Her reported temperature — 99.5 degrees.
As the nation continues to keep a close eye on the Ebola threat, local medical workers and airport staffers are taking extra precautions.
The worker is the second to be infected after treating a Liberian man who died of Ebola last week.
A university statement says the woman stayed with her family in Summit County but didn’t visit the Kent State campus. The school has asked those three employees to remain off campus for three weeks.