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Lassa Fever Patient Treated Twice At New Jersey Hospital

A New Jersey hospital says it twice treated a patient who died this week of an infectious disease that is rarely seen in the United States.

05/27/2015

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NJ Man Diagnosed With Lassa Fever Dies After Trip To Liberia

The man recently returned from Liberia, arriving at New York City’s JFK International Airport on May 17.

05/26/2015

(Dr. Patricia Henwood with a Liberian Ebola survivor named Hawa. Photo provided.)

She Spent 10 Weeks In Liberia Fighting Ebola; A Philadelphia Doctor Shares Her Story Back Home

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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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

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

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Dr. Schubert On Govt. Spending To Fight Ebola: ‘The World Bank Has Made Estimates Running From $4 Billion To $32 Billion’

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.

11/06/2014

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Some Philadelphia Area Universities Banning Or Canceling Trips To Ebola-affected Countries

Temple University, for example, has issued a directive to students, faculty, and staff that indefinitely bans school-sponsored travel to three West African nations.

10/30/2014

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)

Montgomery County Officials Monitoring First Travelers For Ebola

The two, who are residents of Montgomery County and family members, arrived in the U.S. from Liberia on Oct. 28.

10/30/2014

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Pa. Using CDC Data To Track West Africa Travelers

Pennsylvania health officials say they’ll use federal travel data to identify and monitor people who arrive in the state after spending time in Ebola-stricken West African nations.

10/24/2014

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Minister Of Liberian Consulate On Ebola: ‘We Are Dealing With A Race Against Time As Far As The Spread’

Dom Giordano talked with Gabriel Williams, the Minister of the Liberian Consulate, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about confronting the Ebola crisis.

10/23/2014

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Pa. Developing Protocols For Monitoring Travelers After CDC’s Announcement

Beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and New Guinea will be given information cards and a thermometer to measure their body temperatures twice a day for three weeks.

10/22/2014

Dr. Patricia Henwood walking in front of the Obstetrics ward at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Kigali (CHUK) – one of the main teaching hospitals in Rwanda where she teaches ultrasound.  (credit: HUP)

Penn Doctor Heads To Liberia To Help With Ebola Crisis

Dr. Patricia Henwood is packing her bags. On Thursday, she’ll board a plane bound for Liberia.

10/15/2014

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Local Church Holds Donation Drive To Help Liberians Struggling With Ebola Virus

Congregants of the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Mt. Airy held a donation drive Saturday to collect items to help Liberians who are struggling with the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/11/2014

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More Ebola Screening To Begin At 5 U.S. Airports

The government will begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

10/08/2014

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