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Ebola watch lists in U.S. to shrink, cruise passenger cleared

Oct 20, 2014

Ebola watch lists in U.S. to shrink, cruise passenger cleared

GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) - Some of the dozens of people who are being watched for possible exposure to Ebola in the United States are expected to be cleared on Sunday and Monday, potentially easing concerns about the spread of the disease after two nurses were infected. A Dallas lab worker who spent much of a Caribbean holiday cruise in isolation tested negative for the deadly virus and left the Carnival Magic liner with other passengers after it docked at Galveston, Texas, early on Sunday morning. The precautions taken for the cruise passenger reflected widespread anxiety over Ebola in the United States, including calls from some lawmakers for a travel ban on West Africa #Politics #Business #facebook #India #France #Health #Argentina #Texas #Mexico #Virus
Obama urges Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria

Oct 19, 2014

Obama urges Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. #United States #India #China #Brazil #Technology #Africa #Argentina #President #Latin America #Texas #Mexico #opinion
Texas hospital aims to restore image after Ebola infections

Oct 18, 2014

Texas hospital aims to restore image after Ebola infections

DALLAS (Reuters) - The Texas hospital accused of mishandling care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States is hitting back at critics with an aggressive public relations campaign aimed at rehabilitating its battered image. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where a Liberian man was treated for Ebola and later died and where two nurses have been infected with the virus, has weathered intense criticism from the public, healthcare workers and politicians over what have been characterized as lax safety protocols. #China #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Health #Argentina #United Kingdom #Texas #Mexico
Obama appoints Ebola 'czar;' West African death toll rises

Oct 18, 2014

Obama appoints Ebola 'czar;' West African death toll rises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama appointed a former White House adviser as U.S. #Business #facebook #United States #Obama #China #Brazil #France #United Kingdom #President #Texas
Exclusive - U.S. requests production plans for Ebola drug ZMapp

Oct 18, 2014

Exclusive - U.S. requests production plans for Ebola drug ZMapp

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health officials have asked three advanced biology laboratories to submit plans for producing the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, which ran out after it was given to a handful of medical workers who contracted the disease in West Africa, government and lab officials said on Friday. Under the "task order" issued on Thursday by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a state-of-the-art manufacturing center in Texas will submit plans for manufacturing ZMapp, said Dr #facebook #Brazil #Technology #France #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Texas