The county health commissioner is quoted as saying, “As we are all too aware, any infectious disease in the world is only a plane ride away.”
The Medicare “Part B” premium that most older people pay for outpatient care will stay the same in 2015 — $104.90 a month.
Parkview Health has begun notifying patients that as of April 15, 2015, all services will be considered out-of-network if UnitedHealthcare is their insurance provider.
Airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential exposure to the deadly disease when they arrive at five major U.S. airports.
An extra level of screening at major airports will reach more than 9 of 10 people traveling to the U.S. from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa.
Protesters tried to stop the dog being taken away in a van, but police with batons cleared a path.
The money will go toward new office exam equipment and will allow the organization to expand the office area for more on- call nurses.
Five advocacy groups petitioned the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to expand Chantix’s boxed warning, calling for more detailed language about potential side effects.
Others in Dallas could be in danger as officials try to contain the virus that has ravaged West Africa, killing thousands of people.
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.