LATEST NEWS: Mali's first Ebola case, a two-year-old girl, dies: officials - BAMAKO (Reuters) - A two-year-old girl who was Mali's first case of Ebola died on Friday, shortly after the World Health Organization warned that many people had potentially been exposed to the virus because she was taken across the country while ill.
LATEST NEWS: Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones - NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday.
LATEST NEWS: U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team - SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - As health officials were trying to manage a patient infected with Ebola in New York, U.S. military personnel in Texas were in the first stages of training a new rapid-response team that could head to hospitals the next time an outbreak occurs.
LATEST NEWS: As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm - NEW YORK (Reuters) - News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but for this city of eight million residents, seasoned by everything from terror attacks to superstorms, there was little sign of panic.
LATEST NEWS: Ebola medical workers face mandatory quarantine at NYC airports - NEW YORK (Reuters) - All medical workers traveling from Ebola-affected countries to New York City's airports will face a mandatory 21-day quarantine under new screening rules that exceed federal guidelines, the governors of New York and New Jersey announced on Friday.
LATEST NEWS: Heathcare worker at Newark airport to be quarantined on Ebola fears - NEW YORK (Reuters) - A healthcare worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detained at Newark Liberty International Airport and will be quarantined, in line with a new policy aimed at reducing risk from the Ebola virus, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Friday.
LATEST NEWS: U.S. considering quarantine for returning Ebola health workers: CDC - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is considering quarantining healthcare workers returning to the United States from the Ebola hot zone of West Africa, after a New York doctor who treated Ebola patients there tested positive for the virus.
LATEST NEWS: Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response after fourth case emerges - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans with an eye on next month’s congressional elections ratcheted up their criticism of President Barack Obama’s response to Ebola on Friday after the emergence of a fourth U.S. case heightened public anxiety about the disease spreading outside of West Africa.