Ebola

Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital on Oct. 20, 2014, with a banner that read "Don't Blame Nurses - Protect Them - Stop Ebola." (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Union Nurses Give List of Demands Regarding Ebola Care to Administrators

Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital this morning and unfurled a banner that read “Don’t Blame Nurses – Protect Them – Stop Ebola.”

16 hours ago

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Ebola Fears Hitting the Chocolate Industry

A majority of cocoa beans are grown and harvested in West Africa, which is being ravaged by the Ebola outbreak.

19 hours ago

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UPDATED: Stericycle Reaches Agreement with Koster on Handling Ebola Medical Waste

Stericycle released a statement saying it has reached a voluntary agreement with Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster “confirming that it has not, and will not, accept, store or treat Ebola-contaminated waste in its St. Louis facility.”

10/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois Launches Ebola Hotline

Call 1-800-889-3931 with any questions about the virus or the state’s response.

10/17/2014

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma and Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, take part via video conference on a meeting on the impact of the Ebola crisis during the IMF  World Bank 2014 Annual Meeting on October 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. Seated from left are: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Guinea President Alpha Conde, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

African Leaders: Ebola Could Lead To Food Crisis

Financial aid and global coordination are needed to prevent the Ebola health care crisis from becoming a food emergency, agriculture ministers from West African nations at the center of the Ebola outbreak said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois to Launch Ebola Hotline

As fears about Ebola continue to spread, Illinois health officials have announced plans to set up an Ebola hotline.

10/15/2014

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Hospital Officials: Patient Does Not Have Ebola

University of Kansas Hospital officials say preliminary tests show a patient who arrived Monday with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly disease.

10/14/2014

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters is seen on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Patient Isolated at University of Kansas Hospital

Officials at the University of Kansas Hospital say a man being treated in isolation is considered at low to moderate risk of having contracted the Ebola virus.

10/13/2014

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Ebola Screening Measures Rest on Federal Law

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport isn’t one of the five U.S. airports that will begin screening incoming passengers from West Africa because it has no arriving international flights from overseas.

10/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09:  Workers with the union 32BJ, many of them airline cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants, participate in a class on how to better protect themselves from infectious diseases in the wake of increased concerns around the Ebola virus on October 9, 2014 in New York City. The infectious disease training classes will be ongoing and teach members how to wear protective clothing and to safely handle potentially harmful body fluids they may come in contact with. It was announced on Wednesday that five airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Health Official: ‘We Are Prepared for a Possible Ebola Patient in Missouri’

Missouri health department director says there’s probably a little bit of an overreaction from the public, but it’s better to be prepared.

10/10/2014

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