Bottom line: there is no risk to the public. “Malaria presents with flu like symptoms,” Funaro continued. ” The woman was symptomatic with a fever only, did not have any other symptoms, and it is not spread person to person.”
Dr. Patricia Henwood spent a total of 10 weeks in Liberia. First in Bong County, an epicenter of the outbreak for five weeks beginning in October, and then another five weeks beginning in January as the epidemic slowed.
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CHOP is one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States designated to provide medical care to someone who possibly contracts the Ebola virus.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
A new initiative to give temporary protection to West African immigrants affected by Ebola has gone under the radar.
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.
A potential Ebola patient has reportedly arrived at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
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.
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.