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2014/10/30 15:13
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Chicago photojournalist monitored for Ebola after return from Liberia The Chicago Department of Public Health has begun monitoring a local photojournalist for signs of Ebola, more than a week after...
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2014/10/30 14:28
2014/10/30 14:28
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In U.S. Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same By Jonathan Allen and Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This story has been refiled to correct typographical error in first...
2014/10/30 13:45
2014/10/30 13:45
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A freelance journalist who was reporting in Liberia returned to Chicago nine days ago and is now being monitored by Chicago health officials for Ebola. 23-year-old Marcus DiPaola says he received a...
2014/10/30 04:46
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A freelance journalist reporting in Liberia returned to Chicago nine days ago, but he says it wasn’t until he did a radio interview Wednesday that he was contacted by Chicago health officials about...
2014/10/24 23:13
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After handling its first suspected Ebola patients — who turned out not to have the virus — Chicago health officials are taking additional steps to prepare health care workers for potential...
2014/10/24 21:02
2014/10/24 21:02
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The statistics describing America’s prescription drug abuse epidemic are startling, to say the least. Here are just a few statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: In 2009,...
2014/10/24 03:13
2014/10/24 03:13
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A girl has tested negative for the Ebola virus after falling ill earlier this week during a flight from Liberia to Chicago, hospital officials said late Thursday. The girl, who has been discharged...
2014/10/23 21:17
2014/10/23 21:17
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Twitter Can Be Useful Tool for Public Health Organizations — but Must Be Carefully Monitored Brown School study finds coordinated responses to controversial topics may not be local Newswise — Social...
2014/10/22 23:43
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CHICAGO (KFVS) - Governor Pat Quinn announced on Wednesday a task force that will help ensure the public health system across Illinois is prepared for the Ebola virus. According to a news release,...
2014/10/21 20:13
2014/10/21 20:13
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Four Chicago hospitals have agreed to treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday...
2014/10/17 21:46
2014/10/17 21:46
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city of Chicago is prepared to handle the Ebola virus, should it surface in the city. Emanuel convened cabinet members, public health officials and hospital...
2014/10/17 21:26
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Emanuel convened a meeting of his cabinet Friday to discuss those preparations. The mayor's office says the meeting also included public health officials and hospital leaders. The Chicago Department...
2014/10/17 17:43
2014/10/17 17:43
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CHICAGO (AP) - Health officials in Illinois are planning an update on the state's preparations for the Ebola virus. They'll be joined at the Friday afternoon briefing by Deputy Gov. Cristal Thomas and...
2014/10/17 17:12
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Ebola political fever spreads faster than the virus City Hall wanted you to see this photo of Mayor Rahm Emanuel meeting with cabinet members today to discuss the city's response to Ebola. Feel...
2014/10/17 14:13
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Screening for the Ebola virus has begun at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Customs and health officials at O'Hare started taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African...
2014/10/16 12:03
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Nurse Nina Pham wore a gown, mask, gloves and other protective gear when she cared for a Liberian patient who died from Ebola in a Dallas hospital. But she still caught the virus. How? Dr. Thomas...
2014/10/08 18:45
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Five airports, including O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, will screen for people carrying the Ebola virus by taking passengers’ temperatures and handing them questionnaires, officials said...
2014/10/08 17:13
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Two Southwest Side aldermen are proposing that all passengers arriving at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport from "foreign destinations" be subject to infectious disease screening to try...
2014/10/08 17:13
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Chicago is expected to intensify the screening of airline passengers for public health risks, specifically Ebola, in the next few days with measures that would include taking the temperatures of...
2014/10/07 20:13
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As they make arrangements for this weekend’s 37th annual Chicago Marathon, officials say medical preparations include how to handle suspected cases of Ebola — just as they’ve prepared in the past for...
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