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4 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Concerns raised about Iowan's trip to Uganda

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Responding to concerns about Ebola, a western Iowa high school student has agreed to self-isolation upon returning from a mission trip to Uganda. The Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit.ly/1oBe2YA ) that Treynor Community School District officials had been hearing from people who worried about ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Washington Times

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State of Illinois sets up Ebola task force

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus. Gov. Pat Quinn's office said Wednesday that he established the task force by executive order with the Illinois Department of Public Health. IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Your Ebola Questions, Answered

Since the start of the Ebola outbreak, we’ve noticed a lot of questions floating around out there about exactly what the disease is, how it spreads and how the world is responding to it. To set people’s minds at ease, we decided to tackle a few of the most commonly asked questions about the Ebola virus. The question: Ebola in ...

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OCT 23, 2014 - Washington Times

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Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but that priority remains responding to an outbreak in the Asia-Pacific region. Prime Minister Tony Abbott discussed the Ebola ...

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OCT 21, 2014 - Health Canal

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Flexibility in disease outbreak management could save lives and money

Research by a team of epidemiologists from the UK and the USA has proposed a new approach for responding to and managing disease outbreaks. They say lives and money could be saved if decisions are adapted to relevant information about the dynamics of the current crisis and not based on retrospective analyses of prior crises, trials and interventions.

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