DALLAS (AP) — The death of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States renewed questions about his medical care and whether Thomas Eric Duncan's life could have been extended or saved if the Texas hospital where he first sought help had taken him in sooner.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 38-year-old man has been arrested in the murder of a transgender and immigrant rights activist who was found slain behind a Southern California fast food restaurant in June, police said on Wednesday. Randy Lee Parkerson was taken into custody on Tuesday in his vehicle in the city of Anaheim, not far from where the body of 29-year-old Zoraida Reyes was discovered on the morning of June 12, Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department said in a written statement. ...
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread of the deadly disease.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An American aid worker threatened with beheading in Syria had researched the region and knew the dangers, but he believed the good he could accomplish through his relief organization outweighed the risk, his friends said Wednesday.