FULL LIST OF Ebola RESULTS
Researchers to study airport responses to disease outbreaks–
Issues to be addressed include isolation and quarantine, disease surveillance and contact tracing
Olympics bet on company's portable isolation units in event of catastrophe–
The vacuum-sealed units allow rescuers to safely help victims of chemical and biological attacks
6 EMS questions for the next U.S. president–
Policy questions are coming at the presidential candidates from every direction; here are six questions EMS should want answered
Chicago Fire Department ready for Ebola patient transport–
A newly equipped ambulance uses a battery-powered pressurized plastic tent and air filtration system
WHO declares end to Ebola epidemic after 11,300 deaths–
17,000 survivors are trying to resume their lives though many battle mysterious, lingering side effects
Liberia records 1st Ebola death since July–
Health officials have identified nearly 160 people who might be at risk of being infected with the disease, including eight health care workers
Health authorities: 1 confirmed Ebola case in Liberia–
The new case was confirmed two months after the country was declared Ebola-free for a second time
Role of EMS in preventing infectious disease transmission–
EMS providers need to follow infection control guidelines for care and transport of patients with infectious, contagious, and even deadly antibiotic resistant organisms
Study: Ebola in male survivors can survive up to 9 months–
Doctors have found Ebola can survive in some male survivors for up to nine months after they first get sick but aren’t sure if that means they might still be infectious
Investigation: Bungling by UN agency hurt Ebola response–
"There's no question that a better and earlier response from WHO could have resulted in thousands and thousands of fewer deaths than we saw"
What's a more dangerous infectious disease threat than Ebola?–
Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has historically been prevalent in Africa and Asia, is making its way to the U.S.
Ala. patient tests negative for Ebola–
The patient traveled to a country with Ebola cases and was hospitalized after developing symptoms and notifying authorities
Liberia marks end of Ebola after 4,700 deaths–
Saturday marked 42 days since Liberia's last Ebola case, and officials declared the end of the epidemic seven months after the international outbreak
Calif. woman hospitalized after showing signs of Ebola–
Officials describe decision for woman being monitored after returning from an epidemic country as "low risk situation and highly unlikely to be Ebola"
Mont. doctor shares stories of treating Ebola in West Africa–
“The disease is way worse than I thought,” Dr. Luanne Freer, medical director for Yellowstone National Park, told Montana State University students
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