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  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Nurse with Ebola to be moved to NIH in Bethesda

    The first person to contract Ebola in the U.S. is headed to the Washington D.C. area.

  • Council drills Montgomery Co. health chief over Ebola response

    So far no confirmed cases of Ebola have been reported in Montgomery County but county officials are taking steps to make sure local medical providers are prepared, the county\’s chief health official said Tuesday.

  • Infectious diseases chief: U.S. will screen travelers for Ebola

    The NIH\’s infectious diseases chief says that the White House is considering how to provide additional screening of travelers who arrive at U.S. airports for Ebola.

  • Ask the Doctor with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was in the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center Monday, Sept. 29 to answer questions about enterovirus 68, Ebola, this year\’s flu season and more.

  • Audits show lapses NIH and CDC

    The recent scare involving smallpox at the National Institutes of Health is indicative of a larger problem, according to audits obtained by USA TODAY.