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Mayor praises responders in NYC Ebola case

10-28-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's mayor says that medical workers who transported a doctor fighting Ebola are the equivalent of the U.S. Navy's elite SEALS. Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a fire department EMS crew on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Tuesday. ...

Politics of Ebola tricky for Christie, Cuomo

10-28-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The two governors — one Republican, one Democrat — are known for their no-nonsense, take-charge style in a calamity. But they have set off a furor over their aggressive handling of the Ebola crisis, and the fallout could ...
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President Obama Makes Statement on Ebola

10-28-14
President Barack Obama speaks about the Ebola situation.

Health fund extends coverage for Taj Mahal workers

10-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A joint union-management health care fund is giving two months of extended insurance coverage to workers at Atlantic City's Taj Mahal Casino Resort. Unite Here Health, a fund run jointly by union representatives and ...

Obama says US can’t shy away from Ebola battle

10-28-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola. Obama did not directly criticize quarantine policies for returning health care workers implemented in New York and New Jersey. ...

Ebola nurse who was quarantined now in Maine

10-28-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — The lawyer for the nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she's seeking time to decompress in Maine. The lawyer said nurse Kaci Hickox is at an ...

Christie holds firm on New Jersey Ebola policy

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is holding firm on the quarantine policy that New Jersey has implemented in a bid to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. Appearing Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show, Christie said the policy is common sense. The ...

CDC: New restrictions for those at high Ebola risk

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Christie Receives Criticism On Ebola Protocols

10-27-14
Gov. Chris Christie has received some criticism after announcing protocols against Ebola.
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Possible Ebola Quarantining in Hunterdon County

10-27-14
Suspected Ebola carriers may be sent to Hunterdon County to stay in the former Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital which closed in 2012, as a possible quarantine location.