From our archives: Looking for the next ‘hot zone’

| Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

It was in 1999 when an a deadly virus emerged in New York City, setting off widespread panic. Sound familiar?

Congressman: More Ebola cases “only a plane flight away from our shores”

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Officials demand more action from federal government to help stem the spread of the deadly disease that this week claimed a life in Dallas.

Steady dose of exercise is key for healthy heart, study says

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

A local study suggests that older adults need to exercise at least four to five times a week to achieve better heart flexibility.

Bill for Ebola care adding up fast

| |Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2014

Expert estimates that caring for Ebola patient is costing up to $1,000 a hour.

Airport body temperature checks a possibility in anti-Ebola effort

| |Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

Airline passengers from Africa could soon have to submit to body temperature checks upon arrival in the U.S. as the Obama administration looks to toughen traveler screening requirements in response to the growing Ebola threat.

Texans seeking abortions can turn to their doctors

| |Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2014

Physicians under current state law don’t need abortion licenses if they perform fewer than 50 such procedures a year.

Experimental medication given to Ebola patient

| |Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2014

The experimental medication is called brincidofovir.

Dallas Ebola patient remains in critical condition

|Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014

Patient’s girlfriend was unaware his condition had worsened.

Ebola patient’s family moved as apartment is decontaminated

| |Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2014

Texas health officials have identified 10 people as high-risk who came in contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. The overall list of those who came in contact with Duncan has been reduced to 50.

Ebola contact count grows, family monitored

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

Liberian officials have said they will prosecute the Ebola victim for lying on a health form before he left the country.