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  • Contamination at NIH’s clinical pharmacy center halts operations

    WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health has halted all production at its clinical pharmacy center after the discovery of two vials contaminated with fungus.   Six patients are being monitored for any sign of…

  • Local docs apply Henry Ford-like efficiency to stroke treatment

    WASHINGTON — Precious moments count when someone has a stroke, and two hospitals in the D.C. area say they have come up with a way to get a better diagnosis in time to administer effective…

  • Metro’s no answer: NIH stands pat on parking needs in Bethesda

    The National Institutes of Health is not backing down over parking. A week after the National Capital Planning Commission rejected the proposed master plan for the 310-acre NIH Bethesda campus over the abundant parking, the…

  • Patient with Ebola discharged from NIH

    WASHINGTON — The American health care worker with Ebola admitted to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, was released Thursday and is in good condition. The health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering…

  • American who contracted Ebola improves to good condition

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Officials say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has improved to good condition at a federal hospital. The National Institutes of Health said Tuesday…

  • NIH’s parking plan rejected

    WASHINGTON — National Institutes of Health had planned to add up to 1,000 parking spaces to its expanding Bethesda, Maryland, campus over the next 20 years. But a federal land use authority has rejected the plan.…

  • Results promising after initial human testing of Ebola vaccine

    WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine that was rushed into testing during the height of the Ebola outbreak appears to be safe for humans, according to new findings. The vaccine has also “generated a robust immune…

  • Help yourself endure this allergy season

    WASHINGTON — After this winter’s brutal cold and snow, the sun, warm breezes, and sight of plants bursting into view are a welcome relief, What’s not as welcome are the seasonal allergies that make themselves…

  • 5 people monitored for Ebola in Nebraska remain healthy

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — All five American aid workers who are being monitored at a Nebraska hospital for Ebola exposure remain healthy. Nebraska Medical Center spokesman Taylor Wilson said Thursday that one of the workers,…

  • American who contracted Ebola now in critical condition

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has been downgraded to critical condition at the National Institutes of Health, doctors said Monday. The…

  • Americans returning from Africa for Ebola monitoring

    ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials said Saturday that a number of Americans will return from west Africa to be monitored after possibly being exposed to Ebola. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said…

  • American who contracted Ebola in Africa to be treated in US

    UPDATED at 7:10 a.m. : The Ebola patient arrived at NIH for treatment at 4:44 a.m., according to NIH. The patient has been admitted to the NIH Clinical Center’s Special Clinical Studies Unit  that is specifically…

  • Montgomery County to NIH: Be a better neighbor

    BETHESDA, Md. — “Please, be a better neighbor.” That’s the message from Montgomery County Council member Roger Berliner to officials at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. According to Berliner, the latest version of…

  • NIH to admit 2nd Ebola patient

    WASHINGTON — An American healthworker who has tested positive for Ebola will be admitted to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda for treatment. The NIH says the patient was volunteering in an Ebola treatment…

  • 4 finalists selected for U. of Nebraska presidency

    Sally Rockey, deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, is being considered for the top job at the University of Nebraska.