Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing.”
Company and federal officials have said the woman being monitored for Ebola poses no risk because she has shown no symptoms and has voluntarily self-quarantined.
State officials previously said 16 people Amber Vinson had contact with were being monitored.
Emergency room visits to Indiana hospitals are climbing at some facilities despite the federal health care overhaul that was supposed to reduce them.
A doctor in Indianapolis says the biggest thing you can do for your child’s health is to make sure everyone in your family gets a flu shot.
“There’s some indications that she wasn’t feeling well when she was here,” but those signs weren’t pronounced, Braden said.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
Before nurse Nina Pham left Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, she delivered a video message from her Dallas hospital room, which was posted online.
The CDC is now including passengers on Amber Vinson’s Oct. 10 flight from Dallas to Cleveland as part of its investigation, in addition to passengers on Monday’s flight, said Dr. Chris Braden of the CDC.
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.