Governor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.
In the wake of Ebola, South Florida’s major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.
State health officials said a patient who was transferred from an urgent-care clinic in Miami to a local hospital with Ebola-like symptoms was not at risk for the virus.
The U.S. government is taking preemptive measures to stop Ebola at the doorstep. The plan is to have five U.S. airports take the temperature of passengers entering from West Africa.
The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.
A teenager taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital to be screened for Ebola after becoming ill early Sunday morning has tested negative.
A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.
A patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.
Health officials are warning consumers of chia powder which has been linked to salmonella illnesses.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.