HOSPITAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOSPITAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355058-68/ebola-liberia-authorities-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355058-68/ebola-liberia-authorities-hospital.html.csp">Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:36:01.929-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease. Physician’s assistant Kyndy Kobbah was expected to be released from hospital Saturday after she survived Ebola, which has been fatal in more than half the cases ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355058@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:36:01 MDT Utah woman hopes good comes from her poison tea ordeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351072-78/harding-friday-tea-restaurant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351072-78/harding-friday-tea-restaurant.html.csp">Utah woman hopes good comes from her poison tea ordeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:50.175-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jan Harding — who swallowed tea mixed with lye at a South Jordan restaurant nearly three weeks ago — wants something good to come from the ordeal that nearly killed her. Speaking publicly for the first since she drank the caustic brew, Harding said Friday she hopes the restaurant industry will make changes to keep anything similar from happening again. Harding said that at one point, “I asked God if I wasn’t going to make it through this if He would send an angel to help me through it. But I ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351072@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:50 MDT Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347702-223/rivers-joan-hospital-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347702-223/rivers-joan-hospital-york.html.csp">Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE PEARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. The 81-year-old comedian’s condition wasn’t immediately known. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support,” said Sid Dinsay, a spokesman for Mount Sinai Hospital. “We will provid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583477022014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T15:44:18.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347702@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:44:18 MDT UPD: Herriman toddler fine after tumble from window http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342524-78/window-girl-fell-fine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58342524-78/window-girl-fell-fine.html.csp">UPD: Herriman toddler fine after tumble from window</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T08:41:24.235-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police say a 3-year-old girl who took a tumble from a second-story window of her Herriman home is going to be fine. UPD Detective Jared Richardson said Wednesday that the toddler was in good condition and had been released from the hospital. He said the girl fell out of the window Tuesday night and landed on the concrete driveway, but then got up, crying, and walked into her house to tell her mother. Apparently, the child popped out the window’s screen, then fell. The mother took the gir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342524@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:24 MDT Vignettes: Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338599-68/indiana-heyning-marriage-quasney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338599-68/indiana-heyning-marriage-quasney.html.csp">Vignettes: Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM COYNE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Bend, Ind. • The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans are constitutional. For the couples challenging the bans, the fight is about fairness and the right to be treated like other couples. A look at some of the plaintiffs: ——— INDIANA: Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney didn’t plan to get married until they could tie t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385992014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:56:13.582-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338599@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:56:13 MDT California earthquake damage estimated at $1 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58333983-68/napa-quake-california-earthquake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58333983-68/napa-quake-california-earthquake.html.csp">California earthquake damage estimated at $1 billion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SUDHIN THANAWALA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T15:49:21.19-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Napa, Calif. • Businesses in California’s wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly downtown streets that officials hope will soon bustle again with tourists following the San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years. With the dust still settling from Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 quake that struck Napa County, local officials estimated Monday that Napa Valley suffered $1 billion in property damage, including the wineries where th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583339832014-08-25T15:49:21.19-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T15:49:21.19-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58333983@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:49:21 MDT One dead, two injured in Kearns motorcycle crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58331047-78/hoyal-motorcycle-sant-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58331047-78/hoyal-motorcycle-sant-crash.html.csp">One dead, two injured in Kearns motorcycle crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T21:15:47.064-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 09:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Sandy woman died and a man was critically injured Saturday night in a three-vehicle crash in Kearns. Karen Sant, 24, was a passenger on a Yamaha bullet bike that was going north on 5600 West, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. About 10:46 p.m., a southbound Chevy Cruise turned at the 6200 South intersection, to go east, turning in front of a northbound Pontiac Grand Am that was ahead of the motorcycle, Hoyal said. Moments after the Chevy and the Pontiac crashed, the motorcycle collided wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331047@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:15:47 MDT Woman who drank poison tea released from hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58329983-78/harding-hospital-tea-barbecue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58329983-78/harding-hospital-tea-barbecue.html.csp">Woman who drank poison tea released from hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T22:39:29.624-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jan Harding, who swallowed tea made with lye at a South Jordan barbecue restaurant, was released from the hospital on Saturday. University Hospital spokeswoman Marissa Villasenor confirmed Harding was discharged Saturday morning. Harding’s attorney, Paxton Guymon, said in an email: “She still has a lot of tests and procedures to go through, but she is doing much better.” On Aug. 10, Harding, 67, and her husband went to lunch at Dickey’s Barbecue, 689 W. South Jordan Parkway. She filled her c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329983@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 22:39:29 MDT Study: Doctors’ house calls for frail elders bring savings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331194-68/care-call-jonge-patients.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331194-68/care-call-jonge-patients.html.csp">Study: Doctors’ house calls for frail elders bring savings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURAN NEERGAARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T15:56:45.26-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 03:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams’ daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses. Then Adams found a doctor who makes house calls, and the 89-year-old hasn’t needed ER care in the nearly two years since. “I’m not a wimpy female,” Adams said as Dr. Eric De Jonge wheeled his medical bag into her dining room and sat down to examine her. “I have only 11 years to make 100, and I’m going to make it.” The ol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311942014-08-24T15:56:45.26-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T15:56:45.26-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331194@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:56:45 MDT NFL: Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321493-77/kelly-cancer-treatments-bills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321493-77/kelly-cancer-treatments-bills.html.csp">NFL: Jim Kelly’s follow-up exam shows no sign of cancer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer. An initial physical exam showed no evidence of sinus cancer three months after the former Buffalo Bills quarterback completed radiation and chemotherapy treatments, Dr. Peter Costantino said in a release issued by New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital on Wednesday. “The treatments have so far completely eliminated Mr. Kelly’s pain, and his level of function has essentially returned to normal,” said Costantino, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583214932014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T23:43:17.728-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321493@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT 2 American Ebola patients released from hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321940-68/brantly-ebola-health-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321940-68/brantly-ebola-health-hospital.html.csp">2 American Ebola patients released from hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathleen Foody </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Jeff Martin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T19:25:28.154-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 07:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday. Their release poses no public health risk, Dr. Bruce Ribner of Emory University Hospital stressed. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, and Nancy Writebol, 59, show no evidence of Ebola, and generally patients do not relapse and are not contagious once they’ve recovered, said Ribner, director of the hospital...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219402014-08-21T19:25:28.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T19:25:28.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321940@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:25:28 MDT UHP: California man identified as I-84 fatal crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312761-78/arzaga-crash-minivan-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312761-78/arzaga-crash-minivan-california.html.csp">UHP: California man identified as I-84 fatal crash victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T20:41:47.258-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 08:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a California man who died Monday in a crash on Interstate 84 near Snowville. Troopers say Albert Arzaga, 54, of Chula Vista, Calif., was a passenger in a 2013 Chrysler minivan that rolled at 6:16 p.m. Monday. The UHP said Tuesday that Arzaga was ejected as the vehicle first went off the westbound shoulder, overcorrected, spun sideways across both lanes and then rolled off the shoulder and landed on its roof. Arzaga was pronounced dead at the scene of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:41:47 MDT Motorcyclist killed in South Salt Lake crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298423-78/south-crash-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298423-78/south-crash-lake-salt.html.csp">Motorcyclist killed in South Salt Lake crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Mcfall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:05:58.194-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist died and his passenger was critically injured in a crash Thursday afternoon. A witness called dispatchers about 3 p.m. about a man and woman, in their early 20s, in a possibly domestic dispute near 3500 S. State Street, said South Salt Lake Police Sgt. Darin Sweeten. An officer was close by — but when he arrived and got out of his vehicle to talk to the couple, they jumped on the motorcycle and took off at a high rate of speed, Sweeten said. The two were going south on State Stre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298423@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:05:58 MDT Critical injuries reported in Enterprise crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296819-78/crash-injuries-critical-ejected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296819-78/crash-injuries-critical-ejected.html.csp">Critical injuries reported in Enterprise crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:33:21.759-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A passenger who was ejected from a vehicle that pulled in front of another vehicle Thursday morning in Washington County suffered critical injuries, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The crash occurred about 9:40 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of State Route 18 and Main Street in Enterprise, said UHP Sgt. Todd Royce. The crash occurred when a GMC van that was stopped at the intersection pulled forward into the path of a Dodge truck traveling at or near the posted speed limit of 55 mph, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296819@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:33:21 MDT Spanish priest dies of Ebola; U.N. debates ethics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288061-68/ebola-experimental-drugs-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288061-68/ebola-experimental-drugs-health.html.csp">Spanish priest dies of Ebola; U.N. debates ethics</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA CHENG and CIARAN GILES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T08:56:26.458-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 08:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide debate over who should get experimental Ebola treatments. After holding a teleconference with medical experts around the world, the World Health Organization declared it is ethical to use unproven Ebola drugs and vaccines in the current outbreak in West Africa provided the right conditions are met. Its statement, however, sidestepped the key question of how to decide who should get the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582880612014-08-12T08:56:26.458-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T08:56:26.458-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The plane took off from South Valley Regional Airport about 9 a.m. but soon crashed in a soccer field near 8000 S. 4570 West, said West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts. Witnesses saw the plane go down and rushed to help, pulling the three people out before the wreckage caught fire, Roberts said. A man — who was the pilot — his wife and their adult daughter, all from Boise, Idaho, were ta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281286@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:04:42 MDT Nigeria acknowledges slow response in Ebola case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263342-68/ebola-disease-liberia-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263342-68/ebola-disease-liberia-health.html.csp">Nigeria acknowledges slow response in Ebola case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARAM MAZEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:43:30.695-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lagos, Nigeria • Nigerian health authorities acknowledged Tuesday that they did not immediately quarantine a sick airline passenger who later died of Ebola, announcing that eight health workers who had primary contact with him were now in isolation with symptoms of the disease. Ebola, which can cause victims to bleed from the eyes and mouths before a grisly death, has killed nearly 900 people across four countries in West Africa, a deeply impoverished region with severely limited medical resourc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582633422014-08-05T15:43:30.695-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:43:30.695-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263342@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:43:30 MDT NYC hospital testing patient for possible Ebola http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260322-68/ebola-hospital-possible-symptoms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260322-68/ebola-hospital-possible-symptoms.html.csp">NYC hospital testing patient for possible Ebola</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANK ELTMAN and VANESSA ALVAREZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T15:50:02.47-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 03:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A man who recently visited West Africa was placed in isolation at a city hospital and was undergoing tests for possible Ebola, officials said Monday. The man, suffering from a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, arrived at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan early on Monday, the hospital said. He had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola has been reported, it said. “The patient has been placed in strict isolation and is undergoing medical screenings to dete...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582603222014-08-04T15:50:02.47-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T15:50:02.47-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260322@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:50:02 MDT Son: Mother’s Ebola should spark push for cure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259218-68/writebol-ebola-brantly-hospital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259218-68/writebol-ebola-brantly-hospital.html.csp">Son: Mother’s Ebola should spark push for cure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL BARROW and ROXANA HEGEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T14:16:13.438-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 02:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn’t looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa’s worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus. The attention focused on her case “might help develop a cure and resources to help those who are suffering,” the younger Writebol said. “I am sure hopeful for that.” A Liberian gov...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582592182014-08-04T14:16:13.438-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T14:16:13.438-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259218@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:16:13 MDT Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256014-68/ebola-hospital-patients-atlanta.html.csp">Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAY HENRY and MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta? The answer, experts say, is because Emory University Hospital is one of the safest places in the world to treat someone with Ebola. There’s virtually no chance the virus can spread from the hospital’s super-secure isolation unit. And another thing, they say: medical workers r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582560142014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T10:16:18.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:16:18 MDT