Ebola

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Hosts Ebola Education Workshop

CHOP is one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States designated to provide medical care to someone who possibly contracts the Ebola virus.

02/28/2015

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2 Hospitals Become First In Pa. Outside Of Philadelphia To Be Designated Ebola Treatment Centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last month included the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia among an initial group of 35 designated hospitals across the country.

01/06/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Senator Coons (R) with Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC (L). (credit: Office of Senator Coons)

Del. Senator Travels To Liberia To See American Response To Ebola Outbreak

Delaware US Senator Chris Coons is on a fact finding trip to Liberia to see how worldwide response to the Ebola outbreak in that country is working out.

12/20/2014

Evette Fearon and Lesa Givens of Faith Seeder Ministries. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Gloucester County Non-Profit Collecting Backpacks For Children In Ebola-Stricken Nations

More than five-million children are out of school in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone as the countries continue to fight the deadly Ebola virus. So Faith Seeder Ministries in Sewell, New Jersey is working to help thousands of these students.

12/08/2014

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

2 Philadelphia Hospitals Designated For Ebola Care 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services included the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on a list Tuesday of 35 designated hospitals across the country.

12/02/2014

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Special Protections Provided For Immigrants From Countries Hit Hard By Ebola

A new initiative to give temporary protection to West African immigrants affected by Ebola has gone under the radar.

11/28/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Merck To Manufacture Potential Ebola Vaccine

Merck & Co., one of the world’s top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.

11/24/2014

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Official: Patient Tests Negative For Ebola At HUP

A potential Ebola patient has reportedly arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

11/21/2014

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Doctor Infected With Ebola In Sierra Leone To Be Treated In U.S.

A surgeon who was infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will be flown to Omaha, Nebraska, for treatment this weekend, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has confirmed.

11/13/2014

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Google And Its CEO Donating To Fight Against Ebola

Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to a slew of nonprofits such as Save the Children and the Doctors Without Borders. Separately, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page’s Family Foundation is donating another $15 million.

11/11/2014

Dom Giordano Talks To Dr. Walter Schubert On The Economic Impact Of The Ebola Virus

Philadelphia (CBS) – On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano hosted a forum at LaSalle University to address Ebola and talked to economist Dr. Walter Schubert about the economic impact of the virus. Schubert said […]

11/07/2014

Dr. Mike Boyle Joined Dom Discussing The Politcal Impact On The Ebola Crisis

Philadelphia (CBS) – On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano hosted a forum at LaSalle University to address Ebola and talked to Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Michael J. Boyle about political fallout from […]

11/07/2014

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Dom Giordano Adresses Ebola Risk With Dr. Holly Harner And Dr. Daniel Rodriguez

Philadelphia (CBS) – On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano hosted a forum at LaSalle University to address Ebola and talked to Assistant Professor and Director of the Master of Public Health Program, Dr. Holly […]

11/07/2014

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