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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Ebola-stricken doctor seen as globe-trotting do-gooder driven to join global health fight
Updated: 1 hour ago

Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

NEW YORK — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United Sta...
Updated: 2 mins ago
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn’t know the language, win people ove...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science – not fear – as it responds to Ebola.
Updated: 10 hours ago
GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

Republican candidates seek safety from question of climate change by straddling the issue
Updated: 10 hours ago
Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

New Ebola cases in New York City and Mali fan travel fears
Updated: 11 hours ago
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Newly released Ebola-free Dallas nurse receives Obama's thanks and a hug at the White House
Updated: 17 hours ago
Dallas Ebola nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas Ebola nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Ebola case in NYC brings demands for quarantines

Ebola case in NYC brings demands for quarantines

Ebola case in New York City brings demands for quarantining doctors; doctor was out and about
Updated: 22 hours ago
N.Y., N.J. order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

N.Y., N.J. order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK – Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York today ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with v...
Updated: 23 hours ago