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Homeless Man Who Rode In Ebola Ambulance Found

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- A homeless man who rode in the same ambulance as the Texas Ebola patient is now in quarantine. Officials had been looking for the man, who'd been transported in the ambulance that took Thomas Duncan to the hospital last Sunday before it could be decontaminated. He's considered at low-risk for catching the…

McCarthy: Focus Should Be On Ebola Vaccine

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The House Majority leader wants to see a vaccine for Ebola sooner rather than later.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," California Representative Kevin McCarthy said he doesn't think there's a way to prevent every case of Ebola reaching America, so Congress should focus on helping find a cure. Additional audio: California…

NIH Official: More Ebola Diagnoses Possible But Not Outbreak

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Even if more people are diagnosed with Ebola, health officials don't think there's any real risk of an outbreak in the United States.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," Dr. Anthony Fauci said ten people who've come into contact with the only patient diagnosed on American soil are being quarantined. The chief…

Fauci: Don’t Restrict African Travel

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- A White House expert on disease control is shooting down suggestions that travel restrictions should be put on people coming and going to Africa.   On "Fox News Sunday," Dr. Anthony Fauci said closing off nations that way could result in violent unrest and other consequences that could be worse than the…

Woman Gives Birth After First Womb Transplant

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Undated) -- A woman in Sweden is the first mother in the world to give birth after having a womb transplant. Doctors Saturday said the unnamed woman underwent the procedure about two years ago and gave birth to a healthy baby boy last month. The patient was born without a uterus and had one donated…