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  • University of Maryland aiding Ebola vaccine quest

    Volunteers at University of Maryland are part of a promising Ebola vaccine trial.

  • Nurses striking at Providence Hospital

    Nurses at D.C.\’s Providence Hospital are on strike, protesting what they say is a lack of training to deal with Ebola.

  • Va. Tech bans travel to 3 countries due to Ebola

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech has banned travel for university business to three West African countries because of the Ebola virus. President Timothy Sands announced the ban on travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and…

  • Reston turns out for Ebola vigil

    Old and young, white and black, lifelong Virginians and residents with roots in West Africa gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday night.

  • Nurses plans 1-day strike at Northeast D.C. hospital

    Nurses at Providence Hospital in Northeast D.C., plan to hold a one-day strike Nov. 12 to protest what they are calling inadequate Ebola preparedness.

  • Fairfax health director speaks out on Ebola

    Gloria Addo-Ayensu, Director of Health for the Fairfax County Health Department says that the county, particularly in the wake of a scare at Inova Fairfax Hospital earlier this month, is keeping apprised daily with recommendations on controlling the deadly disease.

  • Montgomery County officials satisfied with Ebola response

    The County Council president goes so far as to say, \”I told you so.\”

  • Experts tackle public’s questions on Ebola

    The possibility of an Ebola flight ban came up Monday night during a live ABC7/NewsChannel 8 Town Hall called \”Ebola in America.\”

  • Patient in Baltimore negative for Ebola

    A patient was admitted to the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, but an Ebola test finds the patient was negative for the virus.

  • Va. health officials announce Ebola monitoring

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials are now actively monitoring all travelers arriving in the state from the three West African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill…

  • New Ebola safeguards in effect in Md., Va.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a new round of safeguards meant to protect people from potentially infectious airline passengers who travel from hot zones in West Africa.

  • Hopkins to help design Ebola guide for nurses

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins Medicine says it has been asked to lead a group to design a Web-based program on Ebola protocols for health workers. The hospital said in an email on Friday that…

  • Mobile army lab unit prepares for trip to Liberia

    A U.S. military mobile laboratory designed to assess and combat biological and chemical threats is preparing for its first deployment to Liberia, where a team of soldiers and scientists will test for Ebola.

  • Newly released Dallas nurse meets with Obama

    JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. (AP) _ A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and met with President…

  • Report: NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

    The New York City doctor who was being tested for Ebola on Thursday has tested positive, The New York Times reports.