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Questions and answers about Ebola

WTOP's Answer Desk is answering questions you have about Ebola.

Updated 1 hours, 39 minutes ago

Tags: Ebola, CDC, West Africa, infectious diseases, public health, WTOP Answer Desk

WTOP Town Hall on Ebola airs public concerns

WTOP's Town Hall on Ebola featured three nationally known experts in the field of infectious diseases.

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 02:33am EDT

Tags: Ebola, WTOP Town Hall, Newseum, Town Hall, Anthony Fauci, Joshua Sharfstein, Jesse Goodman, CDC, NIH, Nina Pham


Despite crisis, donations to fight Ebola slow

The American Red Cross has raised about $2.9 million, but $2.8 million of that came from one foundation.

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, Jamie Forzato

Cruise ship carrying Ebola handling health worker, returns

A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday.

Sunday - 10/19/2014, 11:38am EDT

Tags: Ebola, cruise ship, Galveston, Texas, Dallas

Obama names Ebola 'czar' as precautions expand

Friday - 10/17/2014, 07:04pm EDT

Tags: Ebola

Nurses legal rights limited if they contract Ebola

Health care workers are on the front lines of the battle against Ebola. In Dallas, two nurses got the disease from an infected Liberian. And some people are saying they ought to sue Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital for negligence.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:52pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, nurses

Kick Ebola in the Butt Challenge raises needed funding (Video)

A soccer player for both the Philadelphia Union and the Sierra Leone national team wants people to take this challenge to raise money for Doctors Without Borders.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 06:02am EDT

Tags: Ebola, soccer, doctors without borders, Kate Ryan, Kick the Ebola in the Butt Challenge

Counseling may help combat Ebola fears

Ebola has hit home in the Washington area with the arrival at the NIH Clinical Center of the first American to get the disease in the U.S.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:32am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Ebola, counseling

Ebola patient Pham speaks (Video)

Nina Pham, the Texas nurse who contracted Ebola and is being transferred to the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, speaks to her co-workers.

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 11:06pm EDT

Tags: Ebola, Nina Pham

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