Everyone's shook now!
The governors of the states of New York and New Jersey have, along with the rest of the country, been pretty shaken up by the news that a doctor who took a night out in the town has a confirmed case of the Ebola virus.
We've previously reported about how Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for the scary virus after he returned from Guinea where he volunteered to treat people sick with the virus.
Well, the rules are apparently about to change, and these two governors have ordered a mandatory quarantine for anyone who arrives in an airport who have had any contact with the virus in West Africa.
And that quarantine will last 21 days for anyone who has had contact with the virus — including medical personnel and just regular airline passengers.
Both NJ governor Chris Christie and NY governor Andrew Cuomo said they needed to make rules more strict than the advised guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Here's what governor Cuomo said
We're seeing more and more that just because you have Ebola that doesn't mean it's a death sentence, thank goodness!
Nurse Nina Pham became the first person on American soil to contract the deadly virus, after she was caring for Thomas Duncan in Dallas.
But the nurse is now cured of the illness and hugged President Obama because she survived!
We have another case of Ebola on our hands!
Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician, recently returned to the states after helping infected people in West Africa, and he exhibited symptoms of the deadly disease on Thursday.
The 33-year-old returned on October 17th, and after a full day day out and about, Spencer started exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms. He'd gone jogging, bowling, to a restaurant, and traveled on the subway as well.
Remember how Tori Spelling thought she had Ebola a couple of days ago?
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Well, she might not be suffering from the dreaded disease, but she's still pretty sick!
She posted the above pic to her Instagram, but her hospital trip isn't the most dramatic thing effecting her at the moment.
In fact, she accompanied the photo with a pretty worrisome caption, saying:
When it comes to HIV/AIDS, ignorance is almost just as dangerous as the disease itself.
So when a person wrote in to The 700 Club looking for travel advice, what Pat Robertson told them falls into that category.
A person wrote about how they were planning on taking a mission trip to Kenya, but their family was worried about their health because of Ebola.
Pat was pretty confident that no, this person isn't putting themselves at risk of getting Ebola. But AIDS, yeah almost definitely going to get AIDS.
Eli Waller was a sweet 4-year-old boy who went to sleep one evening in his family home… and never woke up.
Sadly, Eli passed in the night and became the first confirmed Enterovirus D68 death.
This specific strain of the enterovirus is particularly dangerous for children. It can cause severe respiratory illness and send kids to the emergency room.
But what's scariest is in Eli's case, there was no warning. One minute here, the next, gone.
Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, and while the jury is still out on how "good" FB actually is, it's allowed him to do some real good in the world.
Well, mainly, it brought him TONS of money which he sometimes donates to charitable causes for the betterment of mankind.
The Zuck and his wife Priscilla have just donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation, the CDC's charity.