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Your Ebola Questions: Is 21 Days Enough?

Your Ebola Questions: Is 21 Days Enough?

Dr. Seema Yasmin, public health expert for The Dallas Morning News, answers viewers' questions including is a 21-day... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Vinson's Mother Says Daughter is Doing Well

Vinson's Mother Says Daughter is Doing Well

The mother of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus says her daughter is doing well in her treatment at Emory... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Ebola Causing Spike in Demand for Hospital Gear

Ebola Causing Spike in Demand for Hospital Gear

Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
UTSW to Staff Ebola Treatment Facility in Richardson

UTSW to Staff Ebola Treatment Facility in Richardson

Texas is creating two new biocontainment facilities for treating possible future Ebola patients, one in Richardson... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Presbyterian Nurses:

Presbyterian Nurses: "This Could Happen to Any Hospital"

Nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas spoke out for the first time Monday since their hospital... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Nina Pham Remains in Fair Condition

Nina Pham Remains in Fair Condition

Officials with the National Institutes of Health say Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham is still in fair... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Ebola Response Team Will Train in San Antonio

Ebola Response Team Will Train in San Antonio

Specialized training for a new Ebola response team will take place in San Antonio, health officials say. Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Hearing to Update State's Response to Ebola

Hearing to Update State's Response to Ebola

The state's House of Representatives Committee on County Affairs receives an update on Texas' response and... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
4 Children Cleared for Ebola Back in School

4 Children Cleared for Ebola Back in School

Four of the five children just removed from the Ebola watch list headed back to their Dallas elementary schools... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Ebola Monitoring Inconsistent as Virus Spread

Ebola Monitoring Inconsistent as Virus Spread

The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent... Watch »

Oct 18, 2014
Dallas Nurses With Ebola On the Mend

Dallas Nurses With Ebola On the Mend

Dallas nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson are both on the mend from the Ebola virus, having been transferred to... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Dallas County HHS Can Test for Ebola Virus

Dallas County HHS Can Test for Ebola Virus

The Department of Defense late Friday approved a measure that allows Dallas County Health and Human Services to test... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining of... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
CDC: Nurse With Ebola Said She Felt Funny in Ohio

CDC: Nurse With Ebola Said She Felt Funny in Ohio

A CDC official says a Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she "felt funny" and spent extra time resting... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Pilot Talks About Transporting Ebola Nurses

Pilot Talks About Transporting Ebola Nurses

Emory University will only say Amber Vinson is under the hospital's care, but won't update her condition. Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
PDF: Timeline for Thomas Duncan's ER Visit

PDF: Timeline for Thomas Duncan's ER Visit

The following document was released by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas regarding the sequence of events... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
PDF: Presbyterian Communication Prior to Duncan Diagnosis

PDF: Presbyterian Communication Prior to Duncan Diagnosis

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas released the following document regarding communication and education... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
Company Who Transported Ebola Patients Was Prepared

Company Who Transported Ebola Patients Was Prepared

Officials with American Medical Response, the company that transported two Dallas Ebola patients, say they were... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Pham Resting Comfortably, in

Pham Resting Comfortably, in "Good Spirits"

Ebola patient and nurse Nina Pham is in fair but stable condition and is resting comfortably in “good spirits” at a... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
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