Ebola Virus Alert

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Group to be monitored in U.S. after potentially being exposed the deadly virus while in Africa.

World health organization has warned against complacency in the fight against the scourge. The UN agency says its important to maintain the robust response so as to get the number of cases to zero.

Mali is trying to trace at least 200 contacts linked to confirmed and probable Ebola victims in an effort to control its second Ebola outbreak, health officials said on Friday. An initial batch of contacts linked to a 2-year-old from Guinea who died from the deadly disease last month were close to t

Hospital officials in Omaha, Nebraska, are preparing to treat a surgeon who was reportedly infected with the Ebola virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone, where the outbreak continues to be dire. In Liberia, infections rates seem to be slowing, but cases have emerged in Mali. Jeffrey Brown ge

The second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola shouldn’t have traveled on a commercial flight, said CDC director Tom Frieden. But the CDC has now confirmed that it gave Amber Vinson permission to return to Dallas by air after making a trip to Ohio.

A second nurse who has contracted Ebola after treating deceased Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, flew on a commercial flight from Cleveland to Dallas after developing a slight fever. According to the director of the CDC, Dr. Tom Friedan, Amber Joy vinson should not have been flying. Vinson flew to

The fear of Ebola has become a political factor in the United States, where President Barack Obama’s Democratic Party is fighting to retain control of the Senate in congressional elections next month. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports the one fatality from Ebola on U.S. soil and t

Ron Klain, the president’s pick to coordinate the Ebola response, has been criticized for not having a background in public health. To assess the challenges and criticism facing Klain, Judy Woodruff talks to Pamela Cipriano of the American Nurses Association and Dr. Amesh Adalja of the Infectious

 This is the second reported case in the United States. CBS 2’s Marlie Hall has more.