• Nurse in Ebola dispute leaves home, returns

    Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

    CNN

    In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike.

    And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their house in the tiny town of Fort Kent and pedaled along a long country road, law ...

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    By Ashley Fantz CNN
  • Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

    Kaci Hickox

    Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

  • Ebola: Patient zero was a toddler in Guinea

    Ebola Guinea docs

    From Doctors Without Borders

    Before the virus ravaged West Africa, before the deaths soared into the thousands, before the outbreak triggered global fears, Ebola struck a toddler named Emile Ouamouno.

    Virtually no one knew the 2-year-old by name. Now the world knows him as patie...

  • Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

    Ashoko Mukpo

    Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

    Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.

  • Brittany Maynard: Waiting for 'right time' to die

    Brittany Maynard

    www.TheBrittanyFund.org

    Brittany Maynard says she hasn't decided yet when she'll end her life, but it's a decision she's still determined to make.

  • Govt. says it won't admit Ebola patients

    Sierra Leone possible Ebola case

    REUTERS/Bindra/UNICEF

    The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.

  • School bars girl over Ebola fears; suit filed

    Ebola virus pink

    CDC

    The family of a third-grader in Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against Milford Public Schools, saying their daughter was banned from school for 21 days amid Ebola fears when she returned from a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, for a family wedding.

    The lawsui...

  • Boy with cancer dies after town celebrates holidays

    Utah boy cancer holidays

    KSTU

    A 4-year-old Utah boy lost his battle to leukemia Tuesday, but not before his family and community gave him the week of a lifetime.

  • 'Operation' game creator can't afford his own operation

    John Spinello

    Tim Walsh

    John Spinello created the game of "Operation" nearly 50 years ago. Since then, millions have attempted to remove small plastic body parts from Cavity Sam without lighting up his red nose and hearing that sweat-inducing BUZZ.

  • Lysol customers: Can it prevent the spread of Ebola?

    Ebola virus in black and white

    Centers for Disease Control

    Lysol says its phones are ringing off the hook. Customers want to know if its cleaning products are effective Ebola killers.

  • Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

    Chuck Hagel speaking

    Paul Courson/CNN

    A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.

    The quarantine was pushed for by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Hagel said.

    Initially the measure will ...

  • Christie on possible Ebola suit: 'Whatever'

    Chris Christie bridge scandal

    CNN

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former U.S. attorney, said he had no qualms about a possible lawsuit from the recently quarantined nurse in his state.

    Campaigning Tuesday in Rhode Island for GOP gubernatorial nominee Allan Fung, the straight-talkin...

  • Why US Ebola patients are recovering faster

    Uganda hospital treating Ebola outbreak

    CNN Image

    For a disease that kills more than half of its victims abroad, Ebola in the United States is getting snuffed out at a remarkably fast rate.

  • Google searching for cancer cure

    Google logo on computer screen

    Robert Galbraith/Reuters

    Google is searching for a cancer cure.

  • Father: 2 sons attacked, called 'Ebola'

    Boys bullied over Ebola

    News 12

    Fears over Ebola have made the jump from pundits to the playground.

    On Friday, a group of students attacked two of their peers at I.S. 318 in the Bronx while yelling "Ebola" at the brothers who had recently returned from Senegal, the boys' father tol...

  • Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

    Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

    From Doctors Without Borders

    The release of a Dallas nurses leaves only one Ebola patient still in the United States. Yet there's still a lot going on, in West Africa and beyond, related to the fight against the deadly virus.

    Here's some of the latest:

    WEST AFRICA DEVELOPMENTS

    U.S....

  • 'Grateful to be well': Nurse Amber Vinson Ebola-free

    Amber Vinson 4

    CNN

    A nurse's release Tuesday from an Atlanta hospital leaves a single person in the United States now battling Ebola, though she and others -- including President Barack Obama -- stressed the fight against the deadly virus isn't over.

    "While this is a da...

  • Terminally ill woman ticks off last item on bucket list

    Brittany Maynard

    Courtesy Brittany Maynard

    Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who plans to take her own life, has checked the last item off her bucket list. She visited the Grand Canyon last week.

  • Obama to officials: Don't react on 'fears'

    Obama on Ebola 10-28

    CNN

    President Barack Obama took veiled shots at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday for ordering quarantines for medical workers returning to the United States after "doing God's work" treating Ebola patients in West Africa.

  • Texas hospital's misleading Ebola statements

    Texas Health Presbyterian

    Benjamin Ramirez/KDAF

    No doubt, this has been a trying time for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

    First, health care workers at the facility sent a feverish Thomas Eric Duncan home the first time he came to the emergency room, even though he'd informed the nurse h...

  • New Jersey releases quarantined nurse

    Kaci Hickox

    Courtesy Kaci Hickox

    A nurse who was quarantined at a hospital in New Jersey after returning from West Africa was released Monday, her attorney said.

    Kaci Hickox, who told CNN the quarantine was violating her rights, was discharged after testing negative for Ebola.

    Also on...

  • Poll: Americans confident in Ebola response

    Military tests for Ebola

    CPO Jerrold Diederich/Defense Department

    Ebola is very much on the minds of Americans, as eight in 10 Americans believe someone new will be diagnosed with the disease in the coming weeks.

  • Christie's office: Quarantined nurse headed to Maine

    Kaci Hickox

    Courtesy Kaci Hickox

    Gov. Chris Christie's office said Monday that the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital is being allowed to transfer to Maine, the latest development in a medical and political saga regarding possible cases of Ebola in the U.S., and how politici...

  • US states enact mandatory Ebola quarantines -- now what?

    NY and NJ Ebola response

    A weekend of back-and-forth between two governors, the federal government and a nurse about mandatory quarantines left more questions than answers.

    At the heart of the debate: Would such quarantines on health workers who just came back from treating ...

  • 'Teacher of the Year' loses 270 pounds

    Jeff Baxter

    Courtesy Jeff Baxter

    "Gosh, I wanna be that guy again," Jeff Baxter would think when he remembered how it felt to be in shape.

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