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U.S. Setting Up “Ebola-Ready” Hospital Network

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Undated) -- A go-to network of about 20 hospitals is being set up to deal with more potential cases of Ebola in the U.S. The Health and Human Services Department says officials are moving quickly to establish a "tiered and regionalized" approach to treating the disease. The goal is to have an "Ebola-ready" hospital no…

WHO: 1.5-Million Worldwide Died Of Tuberculosis In 2013

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Geneva, Switzerland) -- There is a cure for tuberculosis, yet the disease claimed the lives of a million-and-a-half people around the globe last year. That's the key finding in the World Health Organization's annual tuberculosis report released Wednesday. The four drug regimens approved to treat TB usually must be followed for six to nine months.…

Fist Bump Replaces Handshake At West L.A. Hospital

Posted On October 23, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Handshakes are out and fist bumps are in at one Los Angeles-area medical facility in an effort to keep the flu from spreading. Officials at Kaiser Permanente's West Los Angeles Medical Center say they have told all staff, physicians and patients to fist bump instead of shaking hands. The moves comes…

New Ebola Czar On The Job

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- New Ebola czar Ron Klain is officially on the job. Klain's official White House title is Ebola Response Coordinator. Meeting with Klain in the Oval Office, President Obama said the government is acting aggressively to prevent an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. He sought to reassure Americans that Ebola is very hard…

White House Applauds 21 Day Ebola Monitoring Program

Posted On October 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest is applauding a new 21 day monitoring period for travelers from Ebola-affected countries.   The CDC says active monitoring will take place for 21 days after someone has arrived in the U.S. from an Ebola-affected country. The CDC monitoring program starts Monday in six states where 70-percent…

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