Ebola Virus

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Furry Tails: A Joyous Reunion

A story that brought a smile to my face this past weekend is that of the happy reunion between the Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola and her adorable brown and white dog, Bentley.

11/04/2014

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Federal Health Official On Ebola: States Have Options

For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn’t forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.

10/28/2014

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New York City Officials: Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola Crisis

As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.

10/20/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Officials Make Preparations For Possible Ebola Cases

The message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.

10/17/2014

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Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For Ebola

As the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.

10/17/2014

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3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.

10/17/2014

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Ebola Is Hot Topic At Pittsburgh International, But Travelers Not Too Concerned

Everybody’s talking about it. Ebola. The question at Pittsburgh International Airport is, “Is it safe to fly? Can I get Ebola on an airplane?”

10/16/2014

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1st Dallas Nurse With Ebola Speaks Out Before Heading To Maryland

DALLAS (KDKA/AP) – The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred Thursday from a Dallas hospital to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. The National Institutes of […]

10/16/2014

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Pittsburgh Man Heading To West Africa To Help With Ebola Crisis

For Andy Pugh, of Squirrel Hill, the check-up is routine, but the purpose is anything but.

10/16/2014

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St. Clair Hospital Conducting Ebola Preparedness Drills

Hospitals across the country are conducting drills to prepare for the possibility of a patient with Ebola-like symptoms.

10/16/2014

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Health Official On Ebola: 7 Quarantined In Ohio

A health official says at least seven people in northeast Ohio are quarantined and being monitored because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area.

10/16/2014

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Congressional Hearing Seeks Answers About Ebola Crisis

Questions are being raised about how health officials are handling Ebola cases in the United States.

10/16/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Director Addresses Local Ebola Fears

As fears over Ebola creep closer to home, local health officials are doing all they can to ease the minds of those worried about it.

10/15/2014

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2nd Dallas Hospital Worker Tests Positive For Ebola, Visited Ohio

A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

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