With the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new questions are being raised about the disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to separate facts from fiction.
New Ebola Fears: Efforts to Contain Ebola Are Failing
Health officials in Nigeria confirmed three new cases of the virus Monday, bring the total of those infected to 10 in that country. Ebola is in four West African countries, where nearly 1,800 people are infected and nearly 1,000 have died.
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor has reportedly saved over 100 patients from the deadly disease, now he will have to fight it within his own body. Sheik Umar Khan is a virologist whom Sierra Leone's health minister called a "national hero" for his efforts to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.
Plans Underway To Retrieve Americans Sick With Ebola From Africa
Newark Liberty and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry locations in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.
FBI Assist Indonesian Police In Probe Of American Death
Police said Monday, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting Indonesian police in gathering evidence in the death of a Chicago-based woman whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali. No charges have been pressed over the murder of 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese-Mack whose battered body was found by a taxi driver outside the St.
Nigeria Wraps Up Kidnap Investigation With 200 Girls Still Missing
Nigeria wrapped up its inquiry into the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by militants on Friday with little progress to show, reporting almost none had been freed after the initial kidnapping some girls escaped from.
How Human Rights Factor into African Economic Advancement
Will the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit offer opportunities for change beyond trade? Judy Woodruff talks to Nicole Lee, former president of policy organization TransAfrica, about the human rights issues that will affect the ability of some countries to grow and become more prosperous.
Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola Patient Dies In Ambulance
A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said.
The Liberian government says it will receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug to treat doctors in the West African country. The U.S. government confirmed that it had put Liberian officials in touch with the maker of ZMapp, and referred additional questions to Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc.