Ebola

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Two Philly Hospitals Designated for Ebola Treatment

Remember early last month when it seemed like the Ebola virus might devastate America? When one person died, a few more got sick, and we […]

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HUP Patient Being Checked for Ebola

A patient at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is being tested for the Ebola virus. The patient probably doesn’t have Ebola, but HUP […]

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Stop Spitting on the Sidewalk, You Disgusting Pig

The other day after work, I was waiting for the garage attendant to bring down my car. I was standing alongside a well-dressed, dapper-looking man […]

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New Jersey Voters Approve of Christie’s Ebola Quarantine

Are you terrified of the Ebola virus even though there have been no recorded cases in your state? If you live in New Jersey, you […]

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WATCH: SNL Lampoons Chris Christie

Just a few days after The Daily Show mocked Chris Christie’s handling of Ebola, SNL offers its own take:

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Chris Christie Was Right to Quarantine Kaci Hickox, Wrong to Back Down

We’ve talked about Ebola’s lethality and the government’s staggering ineptitude. Now it’s time to admit Ebola is here to stay. But not because it’s an […]

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Pennsylvania Monitoring 105 for Ebola

The state is monitoring 105 people for Ebola, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. But don’t panic: None of the 105 have shown any symptoms of the […]

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UPDATE: Christie Backs Down on Ebola Quarantine

[Update 9:55 a.m.] Gov. Christie had second thoughts after all, the New York Times reports: A nurse who recently returned from West Africa and was […]

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Philly Monitoring 30 Recent Travelers for Ebola

Philadelphia health officials are monitoring 30 people in the city for Ebola, NBC 10 reports. Here’s why you shouldn’t panic: There are no confirmed cases. […]

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Philly Airport Workers Worried About Ebola

Apparently, big passenger jets can get pretty gross after a flight or two. Gross enough, in fact, that Philly’s airport workers are worried about accidentally […]

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NBC Doc May Face Trouble After Princeton Ebola Scare

NBC’s chief medical editor may not get to keep her job after creating a panic in Princeton when she broke her 21-day Ebola quarantine.

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Ebola Fears Keep New Burlco Students Home

Panics aren’t pretty. They’re not rational. But they happen, and they’re happening in Burlington County, N.J. — where two Rwandan students are being kept out […]

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Mayor Nutter Tries to Calm Philly’s Nerves About Ebola

If you’re reading this article right now on Phillymag.com, you are probably not at risk for catching Ebola. You are likely in the area, and […]

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Princeton Sign Campaign Targets NBC Doc For Breaking Ebola Quarantine

Someone in Princeton is waging a guerrilla campaign against NBC correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman for violating her Ebola quarantine. They’ve posted multiple fliers around town, […]

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Sen. Carper on How to Handle Ebola

Senator Tom Carper is the most popular elected official in Delaware, according to a new poll. It is easy to see why, when he came […]