2nd Possible Ebola Patient Being Monitored in Texas
THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health officials in Texas are closely monitoring a potential second Ebola patient who had close contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, according to news reports.
42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Forty-two states and the District of Columbia now have a total of 500 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, the severe respiratory illness that has been infecting children since the summer, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Federal health officials are monitoring up to 18 people who were exposed to the man being treated at a Dallas hospital for the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States.