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  • A member a HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the home of the Texas nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient.

    A Texas college has rejected two enrollment applications from Nigerian students due to concerns of Ebola in their country, a letter suggests.

  • Ebola: 1st US transmission

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses the latest news about the first person in the U.S. to contract Ebola. CDC director Thomas Frieden said a "breach in protocol" resulted in infection.

  • The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.

    A nurse in Spain has become the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa, as an NBC News freelancer arrived in Nebraska for treatment.

  • The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

    The first person to develop Ebola in the US was struggling to survive, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said.

  • The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said both the nurses and the doctors knew the patient's travel history, but released him, the New York Times reports.

  • Gov. Jindal: Stop flights from Ebola stricken countries

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is calling on President Obama to shut down flights from West Africa. Tirrell also provides the latest numbers on the infected.

  • Dallas Ebola patient in serious condition

    NBC News Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman told the Today Show everyone on staff in Liberia is "hyper-alert" to stay safe from the Ebola virus. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports from Dallas about the first U.S. patient being treated.

  • The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas October 1, 2014.

    Exxon Mobil said it has banned employees to travel to areas most affected by Ebola, as the disease has disrupted its operations in West Africa.

  • CDC confident of Ebola containment

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the family members of the man being treated for the Ebola virus have been ordered to stay home until October 19th.

  • Analyst upgrades Chimerix amid Ebola news

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports state and local health officials have ordered four family members of the confirmed patient diagnosed with Ebola to stay inside at home until October 19th in Dallas. Also, an analyst at Piper Jaffray has upgraded the price target on Chimerix Inc. as a safe Ebola stock play.

  • Is America prepared for Ebola?

    Tevi Troy, American Health Policy Institute, discusses what the medical community can do to contain the spread of Ebola.

  • Questions surface on handling of Ebola case

    The first person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with Ebola was released by the hospital despite telling hospital staff he traveled to Africa, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • The U.S. Ebola patient was released from the hospital before his diagnosis and that has some worried about U.S. preparedness, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • Texas DSHS confident of Ebola containment

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the person with the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. is in serious but stable condition, and all of his contacts are being monitored.

  • Nurse Lucie Perardel puts on protective gear before entering a high-risk area at Elwa hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.

    People in the preparedness community already have the supplies to handle a wide variety of crises, says Daisy Luther, who runs The Organic Prepper blog.

  • A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta.

    While one expert says there may be a "small outbreak" of Ebola, public health specialists agree that the U.S. is prepared to fight the disease.

  • Gov. Perry reassures Ebola under control

    Texas Governor Rick Perry is trying to reassure people Texas will contain the spread of Ebola after one patient has been diagnosed with the disease. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the patient was initially released after coming in on Friday with symptoms.

  • Dr. Schaffner: Ebola will not spread in US

    Dr. William Schaffner, Vanderbilt University, explains why Ebola will not spread in the U.S.

  • Precaution in schools after US Ebola diagnosis

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports provider of childcare services Bright Horizons has sent a letter to parents regarding travel to the Ebola-impacted area in West Africa.

  • Ebola diagnosed in Texas

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports from Dallas, Texas, where a patient has been diagnosed with Ebola. Texas state health officials say no other suspected Ebola cases are present at this time.