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Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 09:06 PM EDT

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the creation Friday of a unified command group comprised of multiple state agencies as part of an effort to safeguard against any spread of the Ebola virus in Virginia.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 01:07 PM EDT

Biggest Mistakes in Cosmetic Procedures

Biggest Mistakes in Cosmetic Procedures

Dr.Steven Hopping of The Center for Cosmetic Surgery stops by to discuss the five biggest mistakes people make when undergoing comsetic procedures--and one of them could be fatal.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:05 PM EDT

NIH Prepares for Arrival of Nurse With Ebola

NIH Prepares for Arrival of Nurse With Ebola

News 4's Chris Gordon talked to Montgomery County residents and officials about Nina Pham, the Texas nurse infected with Ebola, who is being moved to the National Institutes of Health for treatment.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 09:05 PM EDT

D.C. Health Leaders: Don't Panic Over Ebola

D.C. Health Leaders: Don't Panic Over Ebola

News4's Mark Segraves spoke to the director of D.C.'s Health Department who says local hospitals are ready if an Ebola patient is admitted.

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.

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