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Nov 20, 2017

Md. hospital’s Ebola drill so realistic, chief shoos away camera

An Ebola readiness drill on Tuesday was so realistic that a battalion chief arriving on scene tried to chase away members of the Frederick Memorial Hospital communications staff.

Jun 15, 2015

Hopkins hospital gets $3.25 million for Ebola treatment

If more cases of Ebola appear in the United States, the Johns Hopkins Hospital will be prepared. A five-year, $3.25 million federal grant to the hospital and the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will help pay for a new bio-containment unit at the hospital, officials said. The unit will provide a secure space […]

Mar 13, 2015

American who contracted Ebola arrives at NIH

BETHESDA — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health’s hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient’s condition was still being evaluated after being flown in isolation from Sierra Leone on a chartered plane and admitted at 4:44 […]

Feb 18, 2015

Army unit from Md. packing up Ebola mobile labs in Liberia

A U.S. military medical unit from Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland is packing up four mobile Ebola testing laboratories in Liberia after a nearly four-month deployment.

Dec 12, 2014

Hopkins’ Ebola suit awarded federal funds

A protective suit designed by a team at Johns Hopkins to prevent transmission of Ebola will receive federal USAID funding.

Dec 8, 2014

Negotiations yield progress on $1.1T spending bill

Lawmakers are finalizing a sweeping $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government while addressing everything from trucker safety to battling Ebola.

Dec 2, 2014

Officials designate 35 hospitals for Ebola care

Health officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers.

Nov 30, 2014

Glaxo’s Ebola vaccine performs well in study

GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Ebola vaccine produced responses from the immune system and didn’t raise safety concerns in a study with 20 healthy adults, completing an initial step toward making it widely available.

Nov 25, 2014

Ebola-fighting software tool unveiled

Biomedical engineers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a free software tool they hope could help speed up the creation of new anti-Ebola drugs.

Nov 24, 2014

Editorial Advisory Board: Quarantine and Maryland law

Things are getting very serious with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its effect on the United States.

Nov 21, 2014

U-Md. Ebola vaccine study progresses

The University of Maryland School of Medicine says it has administered an experimental Ebola vaccine to 20 volunteers in Baltimore.

Chris Kratochvil
Nov 17, 2014

Md. surgeon who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone has died while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said Monday.

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