Leaders are urging calm, but Dallas is a city on edge as it approaches the first Ebola incubation deadline this week.
Such transfusions are believed to help Ebola patients because a survivor’s blood contains antibodies to fight the disease.
Customs and Border Protection agents are also handing out factsheets to travelers with details of what symptoms to look for and directions to call a doctor if they become sick within 21 days.
Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.
The World Bank’s assessment said the economic impact of Ebola is already serious in the three countries and could be catastrophic if it becomes a more regional health crisis.
Among those being fired were a top purchasing official at the Veterans Health Administration and the directors of several VA hospitals.
The parents of the first baby born from a transplanted womb hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility — but that’s not why they did it.
Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.
Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Despite internet rumors, area health officials said no one has tested positive for Ebola in Fort Wayne.
The nation’s top infectious diseases expert says it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.
Wal-Mart plans to launch a TV, radio and in-store promotions campaign this month.
Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving.
Ashoka Mukpo, 33, arrived by ambulance Monday at the Nebraska Medical Center, where he will be kept in a specialized biocontainment unit built specifically to handle this type of illness.
A U.S.-British scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the brain’s navigation system — the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.
Authorities say the plane’s crew and roughly 250 passengers stayed onboard while officials tended to him.
A U.S. doctor and missionary who was successfully treated for Ebola is back in the hospital with what appears to be a respiratory infection.
The Dallas hospital treating the lone U.S. Ebola patient says he is in critical condition.
A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Dallas apartment, and public-health officials cut by half the number of people being monitored.
The Courier-Journal reports the Census Bureau has shut off its drinking fountains and ice machines, provided water dispensers and is posting quarterly water test results.