Some say people have refused to shake hands because they have immigrated from or are visiting from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Others say they have been ostracized at work, or even asked to stay away from their jobs.
West African immigrants in the Washington region say they’re being shunned amid rising Ebola fears.
More than 80 percent of nurses the union surveyed report they have not been given adequate training on the deadly virus.
Family of Thomas Eric Duncan agreed to cremation, which will allow remains to be returned to them in Liberia.
Health officials have said the body of a person who has died of Ebola is very contagious.
Karsiah Eric Duncan was about to leave for the hospital in Dallas when he learned that his father had died.
Thomas Eric Duncan traveled from Liberia to the U.S. last month and began seeing symptoms about five days later.
A popular Texas judge interacted with family members of an Ebola patient, and now parents of students at his daughter’s school are removing their children.
Thomas Eric Duncan, now unresponsive in Texas, had told his fiancee if he had known he was carrying the virus, he would have “preferred to stay in Liberia and died,” according to a family friend.