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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

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

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

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Quarantined Nurse Remains Under Observation In New Jersey

State officials say the health care worker quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa remains under observation in a building adjacent to the hospital.

10/26/2014

University Hospital At Newark, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS3)

NJ And NY Implement Strict Ebola Quarantine Rules

A health care worker quarantined in a New Jersey hospital after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa has now developed a fever. She’s the first traveler quarantined under a new Ebola watch. Now, New York and New Jersey officials have implemented new rules for people who come in contact with Ebola infected patients.

10/25/2014

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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

File photo. A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of ebola treatment capabilities. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

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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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British Airways Suspends All Flights To 2 African Countries Stricken By Ebola

On Tuesday, the company announced on its website that it would be discontinuing flights to and from both Liberia and Sierra Leone until Aug. 31st, 2014.

08/05/2014

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U.S. Warns Against Travel To Countries Hit By Ebola

The travel advisory issued Thursday applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

07/31/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Brotherly Love: Delaware County Developer Builds In West Africa

Dave Huddleston followed a successful Delaware County real estate developer to West Africa, where he is building a better way of life for people in remote villages.

07/12/2011

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