West Africa could see up to 10,000 new Ebola cases a week within two months, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also confirming the death rate in the current outbreak has risen to 70 percent.
A year after open enrollment for the ACA began, one-quarter of Hispanics living in the U.S. lack health insurance, more than any other ethnic population in the country.
Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured U.S. adults say they don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.
The director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said Sunday that the agency "is deeply concerned" to learn that "a breach in protocol" at a Dallas hospital resulted in a health-care worker becoming infected with the Ebola virus.
Despite telling a nurse that he had recently been in Africa and displaying symptoms that could indicate Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan underwent a battery of tests and was sent home.
Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.
Federal officials announced plans to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
The Ebola outbreak is the biggest global health challenge since the emergence of AIDS, a top US health official said Thursday during an address at the World Bank.
Homeland Security agents at ports of entry have begun observing travelers coming into the U.S. for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.
Ebola has arrived in the U.S. and people are frightened, but the nation's top doctors explain why there won't be an outbreak here.
The possible TB exposure by an infected patient care technician in El Paso and the first confirmed Ebola case in the U.S. at a hospital in Dallas underscore the need for hospitals to upgrade procedures, members of the National Nurses Organizing Committee said.
The deadly Ebola virus could mutate to become transmittable via air, warned the chief of the UN's Ebola mission, Anthony Banbury, on Thursday.
The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa told medical staff that he had recently returned from Liberia, but was not admitted to the hospital until he returned two days later.
Parents on Wednesday were removing their children from a Dallas school where a student may have had contact with the Ebola patient diagnosed Tuesday.
Giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion, a new study finds.