West Africa

Hopkins Patient Under Evaluation For Fever After Returning From West AfricaA patient is undergoing evaluation at Johns Hopkins Hospital, complaining of fever after recently returning from West Africa.
10 Americans Leave Sierra Leone Amid Ebola ScareSeveral Americans being monitored for Ebola could be coming to a Maryland hospital.
Army Reservists Train To Join Fight Against EbolaThe Ebola outbreak continues to ravage West Africa. The death toll is now at more than 8,000. The US response to the victims continues.
Md. Army Reservists Deploying To West Africa To Assist In Ebola EffortsHelping in the fight against Ebola. More than 100 Maryland Army reservists are heading to West Africa--where more than 5000 people have died from the disease.
Md. Doctor Arrives in Nebraska for Ebola Treatment A Maryland doctor arrives in Nebraska today to receive treatment for Ebola.
Baltimore-Based Profectus BioSciences Developing Triple Vaccine That Includes EbolaThe current Ebola outbreak isn’t the only fatal virus out there.
Dulles Stepping Up Screenings To Keep Ebola Out Of The U.S.Five of the nation's airports are stepping up screenings for people flying in from West Africa. One of them, Dulles International, is right here in our region.
Aberdeen Proving Ground Sends Chemists To Help With Ebola OutbreakSoldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground are heading to West Africa to help with the overwhelming task the country has in diagnosing those patients with the deadly Ebola disease.
Ebola Monitoring In Md. To Depend On CircumstancesHealth officials are working on a plan to monitor every person who returns to Maryland from countries stricken by Ebola, but the extent of the monitoring will depend on individual circumstances, the state's health secretary said Wednesday.
U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola NationsAll travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.
Obama: Ebola Point Person 'May Be Appropriate'Under pressure to select an Ebola "czar" to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it "may be appropriate for me to appoint an additional person" to head the administration effort.
Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-Up For EbolaPresident Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.