In US, Ebola fears rise but most confident in response

After two health care workers in Texas were infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient, a poll Tuesday showed a rattled US public that nevertheless stayed confident in the government`s response.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

120 people on Ebola watch list in US' Dallas city

 About 120 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in the US city of Dallas in Texas, the second most populous US state after California.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful on Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

Third UN employee dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said on Monday.

120 still on Ebola monitoring: US officials

Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.

Texas hospital apologises over handling of Ebola case

The Texas hospital that cared for the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States apologised today over its handling of the case.

First Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair condition

The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been sitting up and eating and has her iPad after being moved to a specialized isolation unit near Washington, officials said on Friday.

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

Obama administration officials said a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola is self-quarantined on a Caribbean cruise ship and is being monitored for infection.

Texas health worker isolated on cruise ship over possible Ebola contact

A Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has been isolated on a cruise ship despite showing no symptoms of the disease, the Department of State said on Friday.

US health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever

A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a US health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the US response to the deadly virus.

Ebola-infected US nurse says she's doing well

 Nina Pham, the US nurse who became infected with Ebola, has said that she is doing "well", according to a communique released by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where she has been quarantined since Oct 10.

Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola: Doctor

A Texas health care worker who treated a man who later died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease in a preliminary test, doctors said Sunday, the second person to be diagnosed with the illness on US soil.

Ebola screening to begin at New York's JFK airport

Days after the first Ebola death in Texas, the US has decided to start screening passengers at the busy New York's JFK airport.

US Ebola patient on ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis

The Ebola patient fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital is on a ventilator and a kidney dialysis machine to help stabilize his health, the hospital said on Tuesday.

Hospital: US Ebola patient in critical condition

The Dallas hospital treating the lone US Ebola patient says he is in critical condition.

Liberia to prosecute man who brought Ebola to US

Liberia plans to prosecute the airline passenger who brought Ebola into the US, alleging that he lied on an airport questionnaire about not having any contact with an infected person, authorities said on Thursday.

Former MVP Nowitzki re-signs with Mavericks

German star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who helped spark Dallas to the 2011 NBA title, has re-signed with the Mavericks, the team announced Tuesday.

Indian-origin woman arrested in US for abducting her child

Police in US city of Dallas have recovered a child from the city airport who had been abducted by his Indian-origin mother nearly eight years ago and taken to India.