West Africa

Squirrel Hill Man Home For Christmas After Running Ebola Clinic In West AfricaAndy Pugh is back in Squirrel Hill after spending the past two-and-a-half months in the West African nation of Sierra Leone.
Over 100 In Pennsylvania Being Watched For EbolaPennsylvania health officials say three Pennsylvanians continue to show no signs of Ebola, after taking an Oct. 13 flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who later tested positive for the virus.
Federal Health Official On Ebola: States Have OptionsFor 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.
New York City Officials: Doctor Tests Positive For EbolaA 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.
Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For EbolaAs 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.
Pittsburgh Man Heading To West Africa To Help With Ebola CrisisFor Andy Pugh, of Squirrel Hill, the check-up is routine, but the purpose is anything but.
WHO: Ebola Death Rate Rises To 70 PercentThe death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.
Local Hospitals Say They're Prepared For Any Ebola Cases In Pittsburgh The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept., Hospitals Prepping For Possibility Of EbolaThe mistakes surrounding the United States' first Ebola case has been well documented.
Local Peace Corps Volunteer Evacuated From Ebola-Stricken West AfricaThe Peace Corps is evacuating volunteers from Ebola-stricken West Africa, and that includes a local man.
UPMC Prepared To Care For Ebola PatientsA second American aid worker infected with Ebola has arrived in the United States.
PSU Fellow Cuts West Africa Trip Short Due To Ebola OutbreakTwo American aid workers - seriously ill with the Ebola virus - will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta, Ga., in the coming days.