Ebola

Gov. Brown meets with state officials about Ebola preparedness in California's medical facilities. (credit: Brad Alexander/Office Of The Governor)

Governor Brown Meets With State Health Care Experts About Ebola

Gov. Jerry Brown met with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry Tuesday to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California.

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City Council Examines Best Practices To Safeguard Angelenos From Ebola

The Los Angeles City Council will met Tuesday to discuss a motion that would require city staff and county officials to report on public health issues in relation to Ebola.

CBS2 / KCAL9–7 hours ago

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Congresswoman Cites ‘Growing Concern’ About Ebola From Airport Workers, Nurses

A Southland Congresswoman is calling for a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to review current procedures being used to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.

10/20/2014

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Ebola Preparedness Exercise Held At UCLA Medical Center

UCLA conducted a “big exercise” Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2014

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LA County Health Workers Call For Tougher Ebola Protocols

County health officials and health care providers Thursday called on the federal government to step up protection protocols in response to the Ebola crisis.

10/16/2014

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Officials: ‘No Expectation Of Ebola’ Found At Chula Vista College Campus

San Diego college officials Thursday said there was no threat or indication that a student had Ebola after a portion of the school was cordoned off.

10/16/2014

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Latest U.S. Ebola Case Raises Fear Of Flying For Some

Concerns over the transmission of the Ebola virus were heightened Wednesday after reports emerged that a second Texas nurse, who was diagnosed with the virus, had flown on a plane.

10/15/2014

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LA County Officials To Train For Potential Spread Of Ebola Virus

Public health officials in Los Angeles County say they are prepared to handle the Ebola virus if it reaches Southern California.

10/15/2014

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Search Continues For Man Who Yelled ‘I Have Ebola!’ On Metro Bus

uthorities Tuesday said the man wanted for shouting that he had Ebola on a Metro bus could be charged with making a terrorist threat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2014

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Metro Bus Passenger: ‘Don’t Mess With Me; I Have Ebola’

Sheriff’s deputies were searching for a man Monday who made threats while traveling on a Metro bus through Lincoln Heights.

CBS Los Angeles–10/13/2014

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Local Health Officials On Alert Due To Ebola Scare

At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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UCLA Medical Center Staff To Conduct Ebola Training Exercise Amid Increasing Scares

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center staff will practice diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms during a “big exercise” Friday.

10/13/2014

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Passenger With Flu-Like Symptoms Causes Ebola Scare At LAX

Authorities say a passenger with flu-like symptoms, who was on board a United Airlines flight, has been assessed and is not believed to have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Health Worker 2nd In US To Test Positive For Ebola

A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Patient At Inglewood Hospital Approved For Discharge After Testing Negative For Ebola

Authorities say a patient who was placed in isolation at a Southern California hospital this week has been approved for discharge after undergoing testing for the Ebola virus.

10/11/2014

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