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A licensed clinician sanitizes his hands after a simulated training session on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala.

CDC Releases Revised Ebola gear Guidelines

Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials have been scrambling to come up with new advice since two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States...



  • The cruise ship Carnival Magic passes near Cozumel , Mexico, in this Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 file photo. Cruise Ship Docks with Ebola-Watched Health Worker

    A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare...

  • This Oct. 15, 2014 shows President Barack Obama, third from left, talking to media about Ebola during a meeting in the Quite House Cabinet Room with the team coordinating the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak. Obama Switches Gears, Confronting Ebola Head On

    President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside - Ebola...

  • Women gathered as people offload food from a truck at a market in Monrovia, Liberia. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Food Deliveries in Sierra Leone to Fight Ebola

    The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola. Food supplies are being distributed in the Waterloo district on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, WFP's Alexis Masciarelli told the Associated Press...

  • Healthcare professional helps a colleague to put on a pair of gloves during a demonstration of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) procedures at Toronto Western Hospital. Canada Will Send Experimental Ebola Vaccine to WHO

    The Canadian government says it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday. The government said in a news release Saturday that the Public Health Agency of Canada is supplying the vaccine to the U.N. agency in Geneva...

  • Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

    Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies share the blame for failing to contain Ebola when it emerged in West Africa...









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