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CDC: All Coming from Ebola-Stricken Nations to Be Monitored

Updated: 11:01 AM - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

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J&J to Spend $200M on Ebola Program

Posted: 4:57 AM - Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

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NV Continues to Prepare in Response to Ebola

Posted: 10/21/2014 - Nevada continues to take action to ready itself for any possibility, which the state refers to as unlikely, of an exposure to the Ebola virus.

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CA Governor Meeting With Health Care Experts About Ebola

Posted: 10/21/2014 - Gov. Jerry Brown is meeting with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California.

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Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola

Posted: 10/21/2014 - The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.

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EU Foreign Ministers Reject Travel Ban

Posted: 10/20/2014 - European officials are rejecting the idea of stopping direct flights from West Africa as a means of stopping the spread of Ebola.

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WHO Chief Promises Transparency on Ebola Failures

Posted: 10/20/2014 - The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.

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Vegas Inmate's Ebola Story Was Fake

Posted: 10/20/2014 - Officials at the Clark County Detention Center say an inmate who claimed he was suffering from Ebola lied about visiting Africa and tested negative for the virus.

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Health District Addressing Ebola Concerns at NV Health Conference

Updated: 10/20/2014 - The Nevada Health Conference kicked off Monday morning at the Atlantis, and that's where a Washoe County Health District officer is presenting an update on the status of the local passenger who shared a flight with infected Dallas nurse Amber Vinson.

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First US Ebola Victim Remembered for Compassion

Posted: 10/18/2014 - Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and death as the first victim of the disease in the United States.

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"Noah's Warriors" Help Fernley Family with Mounting Medical Bills

Updated: 10/20/2014 - An 11-year-old boy who was born with a heart defect is preparing for a third life-saving operation. "It sounds cheesy," says 11-year-old Noah Roque, "but we need a lot of support and when people participate it makes me feel good." From a fundraising softball tournament to t-shirt sales, neighbors are pitching in to help Noah's family with those high medical bills.

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Nevada Responds to Ebola Outbreak

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Governor Brian Sandoval has directed the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services through the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tracey Green, to form an advisory task force to oversee preparation activities connected to the Ebola virus.

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UN: We Botched Response to Ebola Outbreak

Posted: 10/17/2014 - In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.

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President Obama Names Ebola "Czar"

Updated: 10/17/2014 - President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.

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US Monitors Health Care Worker Aboard Cruise Ship

Updated: 10/17/2014 - Obama administration officials say a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruise ship where she has self-quarantined and is is being monitored for any signs of infection.

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Ebola Probe Expanding to Nurse's Flight to Ohio

Posted: 10/16/2014 - A health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its Ebola investigation to include passengers on a Friday flight from Dallas to Cleveland that carried a nurse later diagnosed with the disease.

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Are We Ready for Ebola?

Posted: 10/15/2014 - With two victims of Ebola here in the United States, many are wondering if they could be next. Although those chances are very slim, would local hospitals be able to stop the spread while treating patients?

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Obama: Ebola Monitoring Must Be 'More Aggressive'

Updated: 10/15/2014 - President Barack Obama says the U.S. monitoring of Ebola must be "much more aggressive.' He says federal health teams must respond to future cases within 24 hours.

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