Fri Oct 24, 2014 AT 7:42 AM EDT
A New York City doctor recently returned from west Africa was diagnosed with Ebola Wednesday night after spending the last few days living a normal life in the crowded city – taking the subway, riding in a cab, meeting friends at a bowling alley. Newsmax reports. Dr. Craig Spencer recently returned to the U.S. and had passed the CDC checkpoints at the airport on his arrival.
Thu Oct 23, 2014 AT 7:39 AM EDT
A well-to-do Canadian with a long history as a loser launched an attack on Canadian Parliament yesterday, killing one soldier, reports The Globe and Mail. But before he could train his gun on others, he was shot down by Kevin Vickers, who serves as the sergeant-at-arms for Canadian Parliament. Prime Minster Stephen Harper called the incident terrorism. Authorities are still investigating whether the shooter was a lone wolf or part of a larger group.
Wed Oct 22, 2014 AT 8:11 AM EDT
The Obama administration announced it will limit flights from west Africa to the United States to just five airports setup for enhanced Ebola screening, reports the Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, a total of five travelers were removed from Dulles International in Virgina and Newark with signs of the illness.