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Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 at 07:29 AM EDT

Ebola-Infected Nurse in Fair But Stable Condition

Ebola-Infected Nurse in Fair But Stable Condition

The first nurse to become infected with the Ebola virus in the United States was transferred from Dallas to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland on Thursday night.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 05:47 PM EDT

Nurse With Ebola to Be Transferred to NIH

Nurse With Ebola to Be Transferred to NIH

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham, who was recently infected with Ebola, will be transferred to NIH in Bethesda as early as today.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17 PM EDT

Va. Inmate With Fever Does Not Have Ebola: Authorities

Va. Inmate With Fever Does Not Have Ebola: Authorities

An inmate at a Loudoun County jail who was transferred to a hospital after developing a low-grade fever does not have Ebola, authorities said Thursday.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 09:12 PM EDT

Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International Preparing to Screen Passengers for Ebola

Dulles International is preparing to step up screening measures on international passengers Thursday. But what happens if someone actually arrives with ebola-like symptoms? Transportation reporter Adam Tuss has...

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 06:39 PM EDT

Monitoring Health During Flu Season

Monitoring Health During Flu Season

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, joins News4 to discuss concerns about Ebola, seasonal allergies and sinus issues.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 09:10 PM EDT

Humanitarian Group Faces New Challenges As Ebola Outbreak Worsens

Humanitarian Group Faces New Challenges As Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The aid group Save The Children stepped up its response to the Ebola outbreak as the epidemic worsened. That means heightening their own safety measures.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 01:52 PM EDT

Probiotics Can Be Beneficial for Kids With Autism

Probiotics Can Be Beneficial for Kids With Autism

Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses how diet could help treat children who are on the autism spectrum, and why he thinks probiotics can be particularly helpful.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 02:05 PM EDT

Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Is Ready to Respond to a Possible Ebola Outbreak

Majority of Americans Believe U.S. Is Ready to Respond to a Possible Ebola Outbreak

NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses the results of a recent poll on Ebola preparedness, as well as a poll on targeting ISIS.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 10:10 AM EDT

Fairfax Man Helped Contain Ebola in 1970s

Fairfax Man Helped Contain Ebola in 1970s

News4's Jackie Bensen spoke with Gary Cook, who as a young foreign service officer was tasked with helping coordinate an international response to the first outbreak of Ebola in 1976.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 08:47 PM EDT

Man Without a Face

Man Without a Face

Warning: The images in this story may be disturbing. That's because we're about to meet Donnie Fritts, the man without a face. He lives without a nose, cheeks and forehead because doctors had to remove...

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