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Test Results Show Spanish Nurse Free Of Ebola

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Madrid) -- Test results show a Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus. Doctors made the announcement today after a fourth blood test showed no signs of the disease in her system. Teresa Romero became infected over two weeks ago while caring for a Spanish missionary who had been working in…

State Department: Banning Visas Won’t Help Ebola Epidemic

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is currently not considering a ban on travel visas from West Africa to the U.S. Spokeswoman Marie Harf said yesterday that if visas are banned or restricted, travelers will find illicit or underground ways of getting into the country, making it harder to contain the disease. Meanwhile, new travel…

Ebola Bio Containment Facility Coming To North Texas

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- An Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility is coming to North Texas. Infectious Disease Pathologist from the Cleveland Clinic Doctor Gary Procop says these facilities are the best way to attack the virus.   Doctor Procop reiterated that the Ebola virus is extremely hard to contract saying that Thomas Duncan's…

White House Confident About New Ebola Travel Restrictions

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is confident that new West Africa travel restrictions will be effective in the fight against Ebola. He calls the new restrictions "relatively creative policymaking."   Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that all U.S.-bound passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea must fly into the five U.S. airports…

Sen. Rubio To Introduce Ebola Travel Ban Bill

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Senator Marco Rubio is planning to introduce legislation that would temporarily ban travel visas for people from three West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak. The Florida Republican calls the travel bans "common sense restrictions." Rubio joins a growing number of congressional lawmakers who are calling for travel restrictions from the three…