Thomas Eric Duncan

The first person to contract the Ebola virus within the United States is taking action against the Texas hospital that exposed her to it, the Dallas Morning News reports. Nina Pham has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital’s corporate company, Texas Health Resources. According to her lawyers, the nurse that treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan […]

An Uber driver has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in New Delhi, India. The driver was taken into custody on Sunday after the woman’s medical examination supported her allegations. The woman says she was leaving a dinner on Friday when she used the car service. After the rape, the woman says the driver […]

Dr. Martin Salia, the 10th person to be treated on U.S. soil for the Ebola virus, has died. Dr. Salia contracted the virus in Sierra Leone. After initially testing negative for the virus, Salia tested positive in a second test and was flown to the U.S. for treatment. The 44-year-old was being treated at Nebraska Medical Center […]

The family of the Liberian man who died of Ebola in a Dallas hospital last month will receive a settlement from Texas Health Presbyterian that will help take care of his parents and four children. The terms of the settlement for Thomas Eric Duncan’s family was not disclosed, but a lawyer for the family said it would […]

Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, has reportedly recovered from the deadly virus. Vinson was the second person to contract Ebola in the United States. She contracted the virus after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who was the first person to be diagnosed with the virus in the U.S., and the first […]

The families of Texas Ebola patients Thomas Eric Duncan and Amber Vinson have spoken out following claims that Vinson, the second nurse who contracted the virus while nursing the late Duncan, was careless for traveling after being exposed to Ebola. Vinson’s family released a statement on Sunday, reiterating that the nurse was cleared multiple times to travel. […]

In a video released by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Nina Pham, the first person to contract the Ebola virus in the U.S., joked with her caretakers about her move to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. Pham boarded a G-3 jet at Dallas Love Field to fly to one of the few hospitals with a […]

UPDATE 12:00 PM EST The second healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. has been identified as Amber Vinson. Health officials announced Wednesday afternoon that Vinson was a passenger on a Frontier Airlines Flight from Cleveland to Dallas-Forth Worth on Monday. Officials are now tracking down the 132 passengers aboard the flight to alert them […]

Hospital staffers at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas could be in danger of contracting the Ebola virus. About 70 staffers were involved in the care of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, including a nurse now being treated for the same Ebola virus that killed Duncan. The medical team’s task in treating Duncan included drawing his […]