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Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 01:56 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.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:02 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...

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 11:21 AM EDT

Tips for Yoga on the Go

Tips for Yoga on the Go

Busy schedules can make it hard to exercise daily, but there are little tihings you can do anywhere to make yourself feel more at ease. Kim Weeks shares her take on "Yoga on the Go."

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 09:58 PM EDT

Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Temperature screenings for travelers coming from West Africa start Thursday at Dulles International Airport.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 06:55 PM EDT

Poll: Nurses Concerned About Ebola Preparedness

Poll: Nurses Concerned About Ebola Preparedness

A survey by a nurses' union shows many registered nurses feel their hospitals haven't educated them enough on handling Ebola patients. News4's Kristin Wright heard the concerns from a nurse at a local hospital.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:59 PM EDT

Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola Patients?

Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola Patients?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks about how prepared hospitals and healthcare workers in the U.S. are for Ebola.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 02:05 PM EDT

D.C.-Area Man Loses Brother to Ebola

D.C.-Area Man Loses Brother to Ebola

One man in the D.C. area is feeling Ebola's impact like few others can. He's mourning the loss of his brother, who died during the outbreak in Liberia. News4's Derrick Ward has his story and shares...

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 09:20 PM EDT

Md. Company Making Equipment to Protect Against Ebola

Md. Company Making Equipment to Protect Against Ebola

For more than 30 years, a Maryland company has worked to keep both first-responders and average citizens safe from infectious diseases, and with the growing concerns about the Ebola virus, it’s answering...

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 07:15 PM EDT

Ebola Changes Travel, Culture

Ebola Changes Travel, Culture

The Ebola threat is changing cultural behaviors and travel procedures. Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss has the story.

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