Ebola Updates

Malloy orders Ebola drills at all hospitals in Connecticut

Hospitals statewide have been directed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to conduct Ebola preparedness drills within the next seven days and preferably within the next 48 hours, and a Unified Command Team of state officials has been formed to coordinate resources and personnel to handle any Ebola cases.

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U.N. says Ebola outbreak in Congo still not a global emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday said the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — is an "extraordinary event" of deep concern but does not yet merit being declared a global emergency.

U.S. health-care worker with possible exposure to Ebola evacuated to Nebraska medical center

An American health worker who was possibly exposed to Ebola while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was evacuated to the United States Saturday and placed in a secure area at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, hospital officials said. The person has no symptoms of the deadly hemorrhagic fever and is not contagious, but will be monitored closely for up to two weeks, hospital officials said.

Doctors: Woman likely spread Ebola a year after infection

A Liberian woman who probably caught Ebola during the 2014 West Africa outbreak may have infected three members of her family a year after she first fell sick.

With Ebola at a 'critical point' in Congo, aid groups scramble to limit the outbreak

The two brothers of Adalbert Wanza made a 170-mile round trip voyage on foot, boat and motorcycle through Congo's dense rain forest to bring him, and ultimately the rest of the world, grave news.

Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's northwest town of Bikoro

Officials began vaccinating health workers and others on Monday in Bikoro, where Congo's Ebola outbreak was first declared at the beginning of May.

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Ebola scare might overcome vaccine fear

One interesting takeaway from the Ebola situation. No, not that the media and the political hacks can make a crisis out of a comparative kerfuffle.

Living longer, better

Amid all the scary health news, there is some good to report -- we are living longer.

Reasonable precautions against Ebola

"We're ready with emergency kits and we're aware of the signs and symptoms," said Dr. Joseph Gadbaw, chief of infectious disease and department of medicine at L+M Hospital. "We're ready with travel questions."