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Over 100 In Pennsylvania Being Watched For Ebola

Pennsylvania 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.

10/28/2014

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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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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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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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WHO: Ebola Death Rate Rises To 70 Percent

The 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.

10/14/2014

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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.

10/13/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept., Hospitals Prepping For Possibility Of Ebola

The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.

10/03/2014

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Local Peace Corps Volunteer Evacuated From Ebola-Stricken West Africa

The Peace Corps is evacuating volunteers from Ebola-stricken West Africa, and that includes a local man.

08/07/2014

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UPMC Prepared To Care For Ebola Patients

A second American aid worker infected with Ebola has arrived in the United States.

08/05/2014

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PSU Fellow Cuts West Africa Trip Short Due To Ebola Outbreak

Two American aid workers – seriously ill with the Ebola virus – will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta, Ga., in the coming days.

08/01/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

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