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  1. Dallas hospital had poor emergency room performance before Ebola caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | CBS News

    For all the strengths of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient walked through its seemingly weakest link: the emergency room. Presbyterian met or exceeded 75 percent of 138 specific measures of care, according to its most recent data.

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  2. Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WBNS

    Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States. Starting Monday, all travelers arriving in the United States from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be monitored for 21 days.

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  3. West Haven family quarantined after traveling in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A family of six in West Haven has been quarantined after returning from a trip to an Ebola-affected country in West Africa. The quarantine is per the governor's orders following the Ebola epidemic, however, West Haven officials said the family members are not showing any symptoms at this time.

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  4. Pennsylvania in Ebola-monitor programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Philly.com

    Pennsylvania health officials said Wednesday they will have protocols in place within days for a new federal program that asks travelers from Ebola-stricken West Africa to monitor themselves for symptoms of the deadly virus. The state is among the first six in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's enhanced monitoring program, which begins Monday.

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  5. Pro Report: CDC steps up monitoring of travel from West Africa -...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    CDC STEPS UP MONITORING OF TRAVEL FROM WEST AFRICA: U.S. health officials now plan to monitor all travelers from West African countries affected by Ebola for symptoms of the virus for 21 days, Pro Health Care's Brett Norman reports. The move comes amid a growing Republican chorus for a travel ban.

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  6. Virginia continuing to prep for Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Virginia health officials briefed local government leaders and public health personnel across the state Wednesday on preparations for a possible Ebola outbreak. New travel screening mandates, more protective equipment for hospital workers, and the potential for quarantine orders topped the updated information provided in a phone conference, led by Secretary of Health and Human Services William "Bill" Hazel, Virginia Health Commissioner Marissa Levine and Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran.

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  7. GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screeningRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NBC29

    Americans overwhelmingly want tougher screening for Ebola, according to a poll released as federal health authorities took new steps to do just that. Many are worried about Ebola spreading here, and two-thirds say the government hasn't done enough to prevent that from happening, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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  8. From the Left: On Ebola, candor neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Let's make a deal: We'll all promise not to panic about Ebola if the experts - especially those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - agree to get their stories straight. They should begin by giving a better explanation of why they have concluded it would be wrong to "stop the flights" arriving from the Ebola hot zone, beginning with the fact that there are no such flights: There is no direct commercial air service between the countries at the epicenter of the outbreak - Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea - and the United States.

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  9. US to track everyone coming from Ebola Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Albany Times Union

    All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country. Starting Monday, anyone traveling from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will have to report in with health officials daily and take their temperature twice a day.

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  10. The Military: Sacrificing Personal Freedoms for YouRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Bremerton Patriot

    Never mind the thousands-no, millions-of children nationwide who get good old-fashioned, Diabetes-fighting exercise on swing sets. a A school district in Nebraska urged school teachers to quit using terms like "boys and girls" and to try something less gender-oriented like "purple penguins."

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  11. Fact Sheet: The U.S. Government's Response to Ebola at Home and AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The White House

    At the President's direction, the U.S. Government is coordinating and operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the threat of Ebola here at home, enhance our broader domestic preparedness, and contain the epidemic in West Africa. The President's priority is the health and safety of Americans, and he has directed his team to take all necessary steps to stop the chain of transmission and address any shortcomings that come to light.

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  12. Socality Live, social media conference, expected to draw international crowd to Beaverton churchRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | OregonLive.com

    Ten years ago, 1,000 people in a room was 1,000 people in a room. But now 1,000 people in a room is 10 million people, all because of a little device in your pocket.

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  13. Katy Perry cancels Egypt birthday party plans due to security concerns, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Newsday

    Katy Perry arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. Pop star Katy Perry reportedly has canceled plans for a lavish 30th birthday party in Egypt because of safety and security concerns.

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  14. Two cured in US, Spain as Ebola crisis widensRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    A U.S. photojournalist joined a Spanish nurse in being declared free of Ebola on Tuesday, as the United States tightened restrictions on travelers from the West African countries at the epicenter of the outbreak. And in West Africa, medical charity Doctors without Borders , at the forefront of the Ebola fight, announced Tuesday it had saved a 1,000th patient from the deadly virus.

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  15. Two in Sacramento Monitored for Possible Ebola Exposure; Patients Considered a oeLow RiskaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Two people in Sacramento are being monitored for possible Ebola exposure, the Sacramento County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday. Health officials say the two, both having recently traveled from West Africa, are "self-monitoring" at home, and taking their own temperatures twice daily.

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  16. TIme to quit feeding the fearmongersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mobridge Tribune Online

    The possibility of an Ebola epidemic being spread through this country as it has in West Africa has kept U.S. residents with help of the national media, in a state of hyper anxiety. With mistakes made at a Dallas hospital and people with flu-like symptoms being pulled off airplanes, the hysteria surrounding Ebola continues to be fed through news reports and video.

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  17. All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mental Help Net

    Public health officials plan to actively monitor all U.S. residents returning home from one of the three Ebola-affected nations in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The new monitoring program, which starts Monday, will require anyone back from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to check their temperature twice a day and report back daily to their local public health department, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said in a Wednesday press conference.

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  18. CDC to monitor anyone returning to US from Ebola-stricken nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the US from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African travelers.

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  19. Ebola and travel: Times readers fearful, some changing plans, poll showsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    A passenger who just arrived in Chicago from Sierra Leone is screened at O'Hare airport. Anyone flying to the U.S. from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five U.S. airports, including O'Hare, that now screen for the disease.

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  20. New Airport Ebola Screening: How It WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Federal officials announced on Wednesday that the U.S. will now limit flights from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone to the five airports where screening for Ebola symptoms began earlier this month: John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, O'Hare International in Chicago, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, and Washington Dulles International. In addition, ALL passengers from the three countries will be monitored for symptoms of the virus for 21 days.

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