Child Hospitalized With Ebola-Like Symptoms Discharged; Tests NegativeA child admitted for observation to a hospital early Friday after displaying Ebola-like symptoms at O’Hare International Airport remains in “stable condition,” officials said Saturday morning.
University Of Chicago Hospital Monitoring Child For Signs Of EbolaDoctors at the University of Chicago Medical Center have been monitoring a child for possible symptoms of Ebola, after the child flew into O’Hare International Airport with a fever Thursday night.
Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola ResponseCelebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Local Health Officials Remain Vigilant For Ebola CasesState and local health officials say the risk of Ebola occurrences here in Illinois remains low, but the health care system remains vigilant, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Missionary Returns From Libera, Goes Into Voluntary QuarantineVolunteer Dave Dionisi spent nearly a month at a 25-acre compound run by Skokie-based Franciscan Works, helping orphans whose parents died from Ebola. CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Ebola vs. Lottery: Your Odds Of Winning Jackpot Are Much BetterWith all of the coverage surrounding the potential spread of Ebola in the United States, it might be time to step back and consider your odds of actually dying from the virus.
Chicago Photojournalist Monitored For Ebola After Return From LiberiaMarcus DiPaola returned to the U.S. from Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 20. Since he returned, he has been monitoring himself for a fever by taking his temperature every hour. He has yet to show any symptoms of Ebola. Two nurses from the Chicago Department of Public Health visited his home Wednesday to check on him.
Retired Chicago Nurse To Travel To LiberiaLarry Turner is headed for ground-zero in the battle against Ebola: the West African nation of Liberia. He’s going with the group Partners in Health. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Quinn Defends Ebola Quarantine Policy, Rauner Calls For Travel Ban Governor Pat Quinn is standing by his administration's policy of ordering mandatory quarantines for those returning to Illinois after being exposed to Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
ACLU Official: Quarantines For Returning Medical Workers Raise Constitutional IssuesIllinois, New Jersey and New York have each implemented a mandatory 21-day quarantine for medical workers returning from West Africa and the ACLU’s Colleen Connell says those policies raise serious constitutional issues.
Experts Question Need For Mandatory Ebola QuarantinesNational health experts have suggested mandatory quarantines are unnecessary, and could limit medical workers’ ability to help fight the spread of Ebola.