Sierra Leone: World Health Organization Declares African Country Free of Ebola

Sierra Leone was deemed free of Ebola by the World Health Organization on Saturday. This means the nation has passed two incubation periods–a total of 42 days–with no outbreaks of the disease. Ebola has crippled the economy of Sierra Leone.…

Why Is Nina Pham, Ebola Survivor, Suing Texas Health?

Last October, Nina Pham became the first person to contract Ebola in the United States. Pham, a nurse for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, got the disease from Thomas Eric Duncan. Duncan, who passed away while he was being treated, was…

Nina Pham, the Nurse Who Survived Ebola, Says She ‘Had No Choice’ But to Sue Hospital

Nina Pham, the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, says she “had no choice” but to sue the hospital where she contracted the virus. Nina Pham — who is a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital…

Nina Pham: Ebola Nurse to Sue Dallas Hospital

Nina Pham made headlines when she contracted Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to die from the disease in the U.S., in a Dallas hospital. Now Pham is suing the same Dallas hospital, saying they are…

Bob Simon: Final ’60 Minutes’ Segment Airs Sunday

Bob Simon was a beloved news reporter for many years. Sadly, he passed away this past week after a car he was riding in crashed in New York City. The final 60 Minutes segment Bob Simon reported on is set…

Amber Vinson: Bridal Shop Closed After Visit from Ebola Patient

Amber Vinson is one of the Dallas, Texas nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. That patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, died of the disease. All those who cared for him were told…

Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence in Ebola PSA

Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, and Josh Hutcherson–all members of the Hunger Games cast–got together recently to create a PSA to help raise awareness of and shoot down misconceptions about the recent Ebola outbreak. The PSA was published on Monday by…

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise…

Sierra Leone: The Battle Against Ebola Rages On

More than half of Sierra Leone’s population is under quarantine as the Ebola outbreak continues to cause deaths in the country. The outbreak has claimed more than 1,400 deaths so far, forcing the health ministry to mandate a strict lockdown…

Amber Vinson, the Dallas Nurse Who Had Ebola, Seeks a Refund From Bridal Shop

Amber Vinson, the nurse who contracted Ebola and caused a furor when she boarded a plane, sent a letter to an Ohio bridal shop Saturday asking for a refund. The letter came as a shock to the owner of Coming…

Lily Allen Calls Ebola Charity Single “Smug”

Lily Allen refused to partake in the collaboration for the Band Aid 30 charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” During an interview with the Daily Mail on Sunday’s Event magazine, Allen said that she turned down the invitation to…

Ebola Nurse Action Figure Now Available

A toy manufacturer called Herobuilders has designed the “Case-E Ebola Nurse Action Figure.” While Herobuilders insists that Case-E has nothing to do with the once quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox, the doll is obviously a simulacrum of the Ebola-free Doctors Without…

Kaci Hickox “Back to Normal” Post Ebola Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey and then ordered to self-monitor in Maine for the Ebola virus, said her life is “back to normal,” after completing a 21-day period with no symptoms. Doctors Without Borders member…

Nancy Snyderman: Allowed to Return to NBC or Not?

Will Dr. Nancy Snyderman be allowed to return to NBC? The network’s chief medical editor traveled to Liberia where she was exposed to Ebola, and then she violated the terms of her quarantine once she returned to the United States.…

Google Asks for Ebola Donations, Will Match 2:1

If you opened up Google.com today, you may have noticed that Google is now prompting users to donate to the fight against Ebola. And for every dollar you donate through Google, the company plans to donate two until a goal…

Amber Vinson Cleared Of Ebola, Gets A Kiss From George W. Bush

On Friday, November 7, Amber Vinson got the all-clear. She was one of the two nurses who contracted Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, who got the disease while he was in Liberia. This marked the end of the…

Lara Logan Under Ebola Quarantine

CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has quarantined herself regarding the Ebola virus after visiting Liberia to produce a segment for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday. Logan, a South Africa native, checked into a hotel for 21 days in…

Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone…

Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola

Facebook is about to ask all of its users to donate to the fight against Ebola. Not since Facebook pushed its users to sign up for organ donation has the company been so forward with a health/humanitarian issue. Over the…

Ebola Panic Costs Kentucky Teacher Her Job

Susan Sherman, a religious education teacher at a Catholic school in Louisville, Kentucky, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya. When she got back, the school where she works was wary of having her head back to class. According…