ebola

Dane County leaders develop Ebola response plan

Medical professionals ask patients if they have visited West Africa

While Dane County Emergency Management leaders emphasize there is an extremely small chance Ebola will hit the area, they are developing a written plan for anyone who could be a first point of contact with anyone who has the virus.

Influenza prevention still important to prioritize

Ebola outbreak is center of focus, other illnesses still important

The possibility of an Ebola outbreak may be a hot topic across the country right now, but doctors say a far more common illness ought to be your first priority this fall.

Walker asks federal government for travel ban

Gov. calls for commercial travel ban for West African countries affected by Ebola

As concern over the possibility of an Ebola outbreak grows, Gov. Scott Walker called on the federal government to institute a commercial travel ban for West African countries affected by Ebola.

Madison fire officials lay out Ebola response plan

MFD partners with CDC, emergency management, local hospitals, 911 Center

Officials with the Madison Fire Department said Thursday they are working to ensure they have a safe and effective Ebola virus response plan in place.

Local health care providers plan Ebola drill

Airport has plan to handle Ebola situation if it presents itself in Madison

Dean Clinic and St. Mary's Hospital will hold a drill Thursday for health care workers to practice what to do if Ebola ever arrives in Madison.

UW researcher looks at Ebola's past, present, future

'If we simply put out the fire and move on ... we are going to have Ebola again'

Associate director for research at University of Wisconsin-Madison's Global Health Institute says, "If we simply put out the fire and move on to the next fire, we are going to have Ebola again."