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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…

Health Officials Across The Country Dealing With Ebola Scare

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Undated) -- Health officials are busy dealing with a number of Ebola scares following the first domestic case of the virus being diagnosed in Texas. A hospital in New Jersey released a man who was taken off a flight that landed at Newark Liberty Airport Saturday after showing symptoms of Ebola. A CDC crew removed…