Tag: Ebola

Top 10 Most-Read Long Island News Stories of 2014

Some are more surprising than others.

Dr. Craig Spencer, 1st NYC Ebola Patient, Released from Hospital

“I am a living example of how those protocols work, and of how early detection and isolation is critical to both surviving Ebola and ensuring that it is not transmitted to others."

Cuomo Defends Mandatory Ebola Quarantine, Blasts CDC

“There’s no politics here. This is far too important for anyone to be playing any politics. It would be the height of irresponsibility. I take this very seriously.”

NYC Doctor NY’s First Confirmed Ebola Case

Dr. Craig Spencer, who is in isolation, was treating Ebola patients in Africa.

North Shore LIJ to Build Biocontainment Unit for Infectious Diseases

The $15 million unit would be housed in one of the health system's 16 hospitals and would take at least 18 months to build.

2 Long Island Hospitals Designated for Ebola Treatment

"We’re preparing if the situation presents itself.”

JFK Ebola Screening Begins as Death Toll in W. Africa Hits...

Border agents and the CDC will conduct health screenings at four other US airports.

Long Island First Responders Get Ebola Training

Officials said it's important for first responders to be properly trained in infectious diseases.

Behind the Scenes at an Ebola Outbreak

"Gulu was the epicenter of the horrendous war waged by the Lord’s Resistance Army... But it turns out rebels worry about Ebola virus, too."