Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital, for days after the admission, his caregivers are vulnerable.

The Ebola effect is felt across DFW

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

From churches to football stadiums, North Texans are concerned about the lethal virus.

Tarrant County hospitals look hard at Ebola preparedness

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Hospitals in Tarrant County are looking over their protective gear and protocols to make sure they are prepared should a case of Ebola show up at the door.

Lawmakers grill health officials on flawed Ebola response

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Senior health officials defended the government’s response to Ebola at a tense hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers accused them of underestimating the danger posed by the deadly disease and flubbing procedures to contain its spread in the United States, and shortly before President Barack Obama suggested he might appoint an Ebola czar to coordinate the nation’s response.

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico, a day after Belize refused to let the passenger leave the vessel.

Infected nurse’s quarantined dog may inspire Ebola pet protocols

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Bentley, the dog owned by Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Nina Pham, is apparently thriving under quarantine – being fed, cared for and played with by Dallas workers in full protective gear.

Dallas nurse with Ebola sent to special unit in Maryland

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Dallas County’s top public health epidemiologist confirms that she spent time at Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s bedside and that she is among those potentially exposed to the virus.

Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side.

Ebola: Rising call for ban on travel from W Africa

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone. The White House said other measures are more effective.

Ebola patient Nina Pham moving to Maryland hospital

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Ebola patient Nina Pham, whose family lives in Fort Worth, is being transferred to the National Institutes of Health Hospital in Bethesda, Md., says Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The biocontainment hospital is one of four in the nation.