4 MN Hospitals Among 35 US Officials Designate For Ebola CareFour Minnesota hospitals are among the 35 hospitals health officials have designated across the country as Ebola treatment centers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the list of hospitals on Tuesday.
Rep. Ellison: Soldiers In West Africa Deserve More PayMinnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.
Minn. Doctors, Nurses Heading To Liberia To Fight EbolaA group of nurses and doctors have boarded a flight to Liberia to help in the fight against Ebola.
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.
Minnesota Health Care Workers To Join Ebola FightAs a nurse, Doris Parker says she is used to being exposed to AIDS, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases, so she's not afraid to return to Liberia to help her native country fight a deadly Ebola outbreak. "I have a strong conviction this is what I need to do," said Parker, a Minnesota medical surgical nurse who leaves Thursday with a group of medical responders bound for the West African nation. "As a nurse, we're trained to help, to take care of the sick."
Red Bulls Heading To Africa To Battle EbolaThe Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against Ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring.
About 700 Minnesota Soldiers Assist Ebola ResponseNearly 700 Minnesota soldiers are being sent to West Africa to assist the U.S. military's response to the Ebola virus outbreak. The Minnesota National Guard says the soldiers from the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be deployed to Liberia in April after going through training.
Unemployment Rate Down For Minnesota VeteransMinnesota honored its veterans with a special state program Tuesday in Inver Grove Heights. State military leaders honored Minnesota's 370,000 veterans, including 26,000 who were deployed for extended periods of time after 9/11.
Fargo Facility Could Handle Ebola-Related WasteThe Fargo operator of a medical waste incinerator would only accept Ebola-contaminated waste from other states after careful consideration, and it doesn't currently have any plans to do so, company officials said.
MDH Watching 48 Travelers In Ebola Monitoring ProgramMinnesota health officials said Wednesday they are monitoring 48 recently arrived travelers as part of their new program to watch for signs of Ebola.
Franken: Ebola Victim's Widow To Get BenefitsU.S. Sen. Al Franken says the widow of the first American to die from Ebola will get survivor benefits.
Candidates Press Hard For Votes As End NearsThe grueling fall campaign is nearing the finish line, with candidates searching for the votes that might make the difference between euphoria and despair Tuesday night.
Hennepin Co. Paramedics Gear Up Against EbolaHennepin County paramedics are carrying new protective equipment in case they encounter a patient with Ebola. Personal Protective Equipment kits (PPE) have been issued to Hennepin Emergency Medical Services.
Good Question: Why Isn't There An Ebola Vaccine?Good question: When will and Ebola vaccine arrive?
Minnesota Fine-Tunes Ebola Monitoring PlanMinnesota health officials outlined plans Monday for monitoring travelers from countries battling Ebola, and said the most-severe restrictions will be imposed only on those known to have treated someone with the virus while abroad.