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Return of the Ebola Outbreak

Return of the Ebola Outbreak

After being declared Ebola-free in early May, Liberian teen dies of the lethal virus and infects two others, reviving fears of epidemic.Ari Yashar, 01/07/2015 20:25
First Recorded Case of Ebola in the UK

First Recorded Case of Ebola in the UK

Deadly Ebola virus confirmed to have arrived in Glasgow; patient in isolation.Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 22:11
Patient Isolated over Ebola Fears in Boston

Patient Isolated over Ebola Fears in Boston

Person suffering Ebola symptoms who recently was in an infected area put in isolation and given tests; possibly first Massachusetts case.Ari Yashar, 03/12/2014 07:35
NY Doctor Declared Free of Ebola

NY Doctor Declared Free of Ebola

Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York, will be released from the hospital Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2014 05:45
NYC Ebola Monitoring: From 117 to 357 in 1 Week

NYC Ebola Monitoring: From 117 to 357 in 1 Week

Number of individuals in NYC who are being 'actively monitored' for the Ebola infection increased by 300%.Mark Langfan, 08/11/2014 20:17
US Study: Travel Ban Reduces Ebola by 66%

US Study: Travel Ban Reduces Ebola by 66%

An 80% Air Traffic Reduction would bring risk of Ebola importation into the US down from 75% to less than 25%.Mark Langfan, A7 UN reporter, 29/10/2014 07:25
Israeli Fight Against Ebola Hits High Seas

Israeli Fight Against Ebola Hits High Seas

Disease containment procedures instituted at Israel's ports, to stop the epidemic from reaching the Jewish state before it starts.Tova Dvorin, 28/10/2014 12:18
UN Commends Israel for Fighting Ebola Outbreak

UN Commends Israel for Fighting Ebola Outbreak

In rare nod, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon lauds Jewish state's efforts to send experts to Africa, says he can 'count on' Israel.Tova Dvorin, 26/10/2014 10:07
Two U.S. Nurses Declared Free of Ebola

Two U.S. Nurses Declared Free of Ebola

Two nurses infected with Ebola while caring for a patient in Dallas declared free of the virus.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/10/2014 22:18
First Case of Ebola in New York City Confirmed

First Case of Ebola in New York City Confirmed

Harlem doctor who recently returned from work in Guinea diagnosed positive, Mayor de Blasio stresses no need to panic.Ari Yashar, 24/10/2014 07:43
Suspected Ebola Case Investigated in New York

Suspected Ebola Case Investigated in New York

A physician who recently returned from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2014 01:15
Study: 220K W. African Ebola Cases by Year's End

Study: 220K W. African Ebola Cases by Year's End

Over 100,000 new cases per month predicted for November and December. Improved interventions 'are not sufficient to halt epidemic.'Mark Langfan, 19/10/2014 21:23
False Alarm: Ebola Scare at Galilee Hospital

False Alarm: Ebola Scare at Galilee Hospital

Israeli citizen complaining of illness rushed into isolation after revealing he visited Africa; he was later released.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 18/10/2014 19:59
Watch: Israel Holds Airport Ebola Outbreak Drill

Watch: Israel Holds Airport Ebola Outbreak Drill

Ben Gurion simulates arrival of passenger with lethal virus as fears of global outbreak spreading continue to rise.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 17/10/2014 12:30
African Dies Vomiting on Plane to New York

African Dies Vomiting on Plane to New York

NY congressman furious after officials dismiss Ebola after 'cursory' exam of passenger who died on flight from Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 17/10/2014 11:55
Israel Drills to Prepare Against Ebola Epidemic

Israel Drills to Prepare Against Ebola Epidemic

Netanyahu and other officials hold evaluation to prep against lethal virus; Ben Gurion airport drill to be held on Friday.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 16/10/2014 20:32
Second US Hospital Worker Diagnosed with Ebola

Second US Hospital Worker Diagnosed with Ebola

Another worker who treated Liberian man who brought virus to US comes down with the lethal disease.Ari Yashar, 15/10/2014 13:13
WHO: Ebola May Infect 10,000 a Week by December

WHO: Ebola May Infect 10,000 a Week by December

Ebola now at 70% - not 50% - mortality rate as epidemic deepens, with 9,000 total infections expected by weekend and 4,447 dead.Ari Yashar, 14/10/2014 22:09
UN Employee Dies of Ebola in Germany

UN Employee Dies of Ebola in Germany

Aid relief doctor second man to be flown to Germany for treatment; 8,400 cases of Ebola worldwide thus far.Tova Dvorin, 14/10/2014 14:20
Obama Ebola Laxness Ignores US-Funded Studies

Obama Ebola Laxness Ignores US-Funded Studies

President's claim that chances of a US breakout are slim runs counter to air-travel based research, which showed them to be very high.Mark Langfan, 14/10/2014 08:11
Dallas Hospital Worker Contracts Ebola

Dallas Hospital Worker Contracts Ebola

Doctors say a “breach in protocol” resulted in a Dallas hospital worker getting Ebola while treating the country’s first patient.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2014 04:44
Ebola Quarantine Rooms Set Up in Airports

Ebola Quarantine Rooms Set Up in Airports

Airports Authority gears up to keep Ebola from entering Israel, following a discussion in the Prime Minister's Office.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen, 12/10/2014 17:09
Netanyahu Holds A Special Hearing to Discuss Ebola

Netanyahu Holds A Special Hearing to Discuss Ebola

In a meeting discussing Ebola prevention, a decision was made to question travelers arriving from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.Cynthia Blank, 12/10/2014 12:46
Israel, PA Hold Joint Meeting on Ebola Outbreak

Israel, PA Hold Joint Meeting on Ebola Outbreak

Israel and Palestinian Authority officials discuss possible ways to cooperate against a possible Ebola outbreak in the region.Orli Harari, 12/10/2014 04:21
Expert Attacks UN Stance Against Ebola Travel Ban

Expert Attacks UN Stance Against Ebola Travel Ban

'We are forcing airlines to become first responders to an infectious disease outbreak,' top epidemiologist tells Arutz Sheva.Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 11/10/2014 20:45
Could ISIS Target the West with Ebola?

Could ISIS Target the West with Ebola?

Military expert says infecting carriers with the virus is remarkably easy - and could be easy to weaponize.Tova Dvorin, 10/10/2014 15:04
Briton Reportedly Dies of Ebola in Macedonia

Briton Reportedly Dies of Ebola in Macedonia

Two Britons come down with Ebola symptoms after traveling from UK, as authorities scramble to isolate and diagnose.Ari Yashar, 09/10/2014 23:00
Spanish Nurse First to Contract Ebola in Europe

Spanish Nurse First to Contract Ebola in Europe

Two priests in closed ward infected nurse with the deadly disease, as worldwide hysteria over epidemic escalates.Tova Dvorin, 07/10/2014 13:05
Israel Joins Global Aid Effort to Combat Ebola

Israel Joins Global Aid Effort to Combat Ebola

Israel's Foreign Aid Office will send emergency equipment and medical experts to West Africa to combat the spread of Ebola.Cynthia Blank, 05/10/2014 15:33
Hospital Changes Story on Mishandled Ebola Case

Hospital Changes Story on Mishandled Ebola Case

Did the US's first Ebola patient lie about his travel history - or is a computer malfunction to blame?Tova Dvorin, 05/10/2014 10:07
100 May Have Had Contact with First US Ebola Case

100 May Have Had Contact with First US Ebola Case

Four quarantined in Dallas as sick passenger slammed for hiding exposure; NBC employee in Liberia gets Ebola first day on job.Ari Yashar, 03/10/2014 14:31
First Ebola Case Diagnosed in America

First Ebola Case Diagnosed in America

Man traveling from Liberia to Dallas falls sick with lethal virus, becomes first case outside of Africa in current outbreak.Ari Yashar, 01/10/2014 10:31
Doomsday: 1.4 Million Ebola Deaths By 2015

Doomsday: 1.4 Million Ebola Deaths By 2015

US Centers for Disease Control reports case numbers higher than thought and growing fast, meaning crisis unless serious action taken.Ari Yashar, 24/09/2014 14:00
Israel Sends Experts to Fight Ebola in Africa

Israel Sends Experts to Fight Ebola in Africa

Death toll rises to 2,600 as Sierra Leone declares national lockdown and Guinea village kills officials coming to educate about virus.Ari Yashar, 19/09/2014 09:46
UN Security Council Scrambles on Ebola Crisis

UN Security Council Scrambles on Ebola Crisis

Over 2,400 killed by lethal virus, as UN seeks international response; US ambassador says response so far insufficient.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2014 22:55
Ebola Scare Ruled Out in Tel Aviv Suburb

Ebola Scare Ruled Out in Tel Aviv Suburb

Dozens of patients asked to remain in Kfar Saba clinic after concerns raised that one patient may have contracted lethal virus in Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 08/09/2014 13:53
Fears of Ebola in Jerusalem Ruled Out

Fears of Ebola in Jerusalem Ruled Out

Nigerian tourist hospitalized in Jerusalem has been released from isolation after tests for lethal virus return negative.Ari Yashar, 06/09/2014 21:33
Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Doctors say the chances of the tourist actually having the virus is low; test results to air Saturday night.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 05/09/2014 20:03
Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Guinea confirms lethal virus has infiltrated capital of two million, suspected cases in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.Ari Yashar, 28/03/2014 15:02