Articles tagged with: Ebola

17 October 2014

Medford School District says students are not at risk for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Medford School District says they have no exchange students with ties to West Africa, but they're still taking all precautions with Ebola.Superintendent Brian Shumate said at a ...

16 October 2014

Jackson County Health briefs public about how they're preparing for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Health Department held a press conference briefing the community on how they're preparing for Ebola on Thursday.  The important thing the health department tried ...

16 October 2014

Ebola scare at Portland International Airport

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Health officials responded to an Ebola scare at Portland International Airport on Wednesday after they received a report of a child vomiting on a flight from Africa. She had trave ...

15 October 2014

Ebola: Flight risk?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  A second health care worker who helped treat an Ebola patient in Dallas has now tested positive for the virus, and the Centers for Disease Control is working to identify dozens of trave ...

15 October 2014

Second health care worker tests positive for Ebola

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A second health care worker has tested positive for Ebola at the Texas hospital that treated victim Thomas Eric Duncan.Officials will not release the name of the patient, but do say she w ...

14 October 2014

Ebola: what went wrong?

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas --- (NBC News)  Nina Pham, the 26-year-old critical care nurse infected with the Ebola virus while treating Thomas Eric Duncan before his death, has received blood plasma donated by D ...

08 October 2014

Dunan loses Ebola fight

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas --- (NBC News)  Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States, has died.Duncan arrived from his native Liberia on Septe ...

03 October 2014

NBC cameraman tests positive for Ebola

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A photographer working with NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman in West Africa has tested positive for Ebola. Snyderman says he was immediately quarantined. "He is being kept in the clinic right no ...

01 October 2014

Local health organizations respond to Ebola diagnosis in U.S.

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Public Health will do more training on how to deal with infectious diseases, now that the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S.  Health experts say Ebola is ...

30 September 2014

Ebola - "We Will Stop It Here"

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. The patient began showing symptoms after arriving from Liberia on ...