Officials were quick to tamp down any hysteria, emphasizing that the U.S. is equipped to contain the virus.
The patient arrived from Liberia on Sept. 20 and showed symptoms four days later. The CDC said the infection will be contained, but others who came into contact could develop Ebola.
Group says the FDA under Margaret A. Hamburg’s leadership has exacerbated the nationwide overdose epidemic involving the powerful painkillers.
Data suggest that the total number of cases is hugely underreported and that cases double every 20 days.
In absence of drastic measures, infections could go from “hundreds to thousands per week,” report finds.
Kent Brantly says he always felt safe with the patients in the Ebola ward, suspects he got infected elsewhere.
Mice and humans given doses of sweetener also showed signs of glucose intolerance.
As U.S. prepares to ramp up aid to West Africa, clinics and workers remain overwhelmed.
The needs have outstripped the government’s and partners’ capacity to respond, one health agency says.
Sweep of labs after smallpox discovery turns up improperly stored vials of ricin and plague bacteria.