Ebola Cases Increase; Vaccine Testing

(CNN) — The Ebola epidemic is worse than thought and spiraling out of control. That’s the warning from the man in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Frieden. More than 3,000 cases are confirmed and about half of the infected people have died. “The bottom line is despite tremendous efforts from … Continue reading »

Doctor Who Contracted Ebola Sent Home

ATLANTA, Ga. — One of the American doctors who contracted Ebola, and was once feared to be near death, is calling today “a miraculous” one. That’s because he was sent home from the hospital this morning after nearly three weeks of intense treatment. Dr. Kent Brantley and Nancy Writebol were working in Africa when they got … Continue reading »

Ebola Testing in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif – A suspected Ebola patient is being tested in California. Health officials say, the person is being tested and treated for the deadly virus in Sacramento.They also say, the person is being isolated, although there is no danger to the public. Dr. Gil Chavez, a California State Epidemiologist, says “We are aware that in Sacramento … Continue reading »