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Airlines internationally consult with UPMC’s STAT-MD to treat ill patients during flights or divert the flight for medical emergencies.
And the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
President Barack Obama said Saturday that Americans “can’t give in to hysteria or fear” about the spread of the virus.
“I’m not afraid of the disease but the overreaction to it,” said one man flying Saturday night to Africa.
Carlene Muto, UPMC director of infection prevention, said one effort to improve response is an Ebola executive committee to organize care.
It’s a trade-off, insurers say, for keeping premiums for the marketplace plans relatively low.
In a draft document, the World Health Organization blamed factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.
Gov. Tom Corbett said the three people aren’t showing symptoms of Ebola and aren’t being quarantined.
The president says imposing a travel ban from disease-ravaged West Africa, as Republicans have demanded, would be counterproductive.
Rep. Tim Murphy of Upper St. Clair was among Republicans who noted Mr. Klain’s lack of a medical background.
Lawmakers grilled a top federal health official who refused to say whether the Obama administration is considering such restrictions.
On social media, on cable television, in political campaigns and at work, discussion is increasingly centered on Ebola.
Will ER visits among Pennsylvania’s poor rise or drop once they enroll in the “Healthy PA” Medicaid subsidy program? The answer: both.
Federal officials said in a statement today that the woman had shown no signs of the disease and has been asymptomatic for 19 days.
Carlene Muto, UPMC director of infection prevention, said one effort is the creation of an Ebola executive committee to organize care.
The agency said experts should’ve realized that traditional disease containment methods wouldn't work in a region withbroken health systems.
In some respects, the rapid weight-loss regimen tested in the study worked better than its slow-but-steady counterpart.
The CDC and WHO offer travelling tips, information resources on Ebola symptoms and scale of the outbreak.
Federal health officials will be questioned by lawmakers at a congressional hearing into their response to the Ebola outbreak.
Top public health officials defended their actions as public unease grew over the possibility of the deadly virus spreading widely here.
Ebola patient Amber Vinson may have been experiencing symptoms the day she traveled from Dallas to Cleveland on her way to plan her wedding.
Amy Hartman, who studied Ebola at the CDC, says the Dallas infections do not portend an outbreak in the United States.
The nurse, Amber Joy Vinson, was visiting family in the Akron area from last Friday to Monday.
The health care deal, if approved by the full board next week, would run for 18 months starting Jan. 1.
For Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the last 2½ weeks have been a nightmare.
President Barack Obama directed his administration to respond in a "much more aggressive way" to the threat.
UPMC and Allegheny Health Network are training nurses how to follow a strict procedure to avoid infections from the Ebola virus.
The experts had warned that fighting Ebola is hard, and Wednesday’s drumbeat of bad news proved them correct.
The Pennsylvania General Assembly moved toward approving the monitoring of prescription drugs in an effort to prevent substance abuse.
Vinson herself wrote up progress notes two days before Duncan died, noting in the early dawn that a blood draw had inaccurate results.
Hours before the president canceled his trip, officials disclosed that a second Dallas hospital worker had tested positive for the virus
Nurses say they were forced to use tape to secure openings in flimsy garments as they cared for a patient with explosive diarrhea, vomiting
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention responds to common questions and concerns regarding Ebola.
The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals “within hours” whenever there is a case of Ebola.
Hongjiao Ouyang, a University of Pittsburgh endodontist, is researching spliced proteins involved in myeloma and bone destruction.
Lynette Tomasetti prepares for an innovative treatment for multiple myeloma that came out of research into the plasma cell cancer.
Pittsburgh knitters are mobilizing to create knitted prosthetic breasts.
UPMC’s “ClinicalConnect” and Highmark’s “Tapestry” systems don’t talk with each other — so patient records must be swapped by fax.
The Woodlands, 134 Shenot Road, Marshall, is holding a fall festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
"This is not something we can afford to experiment with. We need to get this right," says one public health expert.
The grant follows a $9 million donation made by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen last month.
Even seniors happy with their health insurance plans should review their options during the upcoming enrollment period.
Officials on Sunday announced the first apparent transmission of the deadly virus in the United States.
State and federal officials are re-examining whether equipment and procedures were adequate or too loosely followed.
The Mobile Health Clinics Association estimates there are between 1,500 to 2,000 mobile medical vehicles operating nationwide.
Second annual 3-2-1 Ride on Sunday focused on two deadly but curable forms: pancreas and skin.
State and city plans for handling the deadly virus are based on generic recommendations.
The NIH has awarded the University of Pittsburgh an $11 million grant to establish a Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence.
Study shows fecal matter may provide an alternative to hard-to-treat infection in the gut.
Deadly disease poses a new threat to children, with many left abandoned and forced to leave their homes.