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Ariana Grande skips scheduled appearance at New York charity event over fears of ‘catching Ebola’: source

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CHARLES SYKES/CHARLES SYKES/INVISION/APOrganizers confirmed that Ariana Grande, pictured performing on ‘Today’ in August, missed the event due to ‘a scheduling conflict.’ Ariana Grande was a no show at a scheduled appearance at a charity in New York because she was terrified of “catching Ebola,” Confidenti@l can exclusively report. The nonprofit charity threw its annual gala Wednesday night at Cipriani Wall St., with all proceeds providing education for kids in developing countries. Grande had originally been included on the list ofRead More …

Patient hospitalized in D.C. with possible Ebola symptoms

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A person with possible Ebola symptoms has been hospitalized in Washington, D.C. out of “an abundance of caution,” the hospital confirmed in a statement. The patient, who traveled to the U.S. from Nigeria, is hospitalized at Howard University Hospital in Washington, HOW EBOLA SPREADS “We can confirm that a patient has been admitted to Howard University Hospital in stable condition, following travel to Nigeria and presenting with symptoms that could be associated with Ebola,” hospital spokesperson Kerry-Ann Hamilton said inRead More …

CDC confirms first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. — patient returned from trip to Liberia and is being treated in Dallas

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First case of Ebola diagnosed in U.S. after infected man arrived from West Africa: CDC A male patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas hospital has tested positive for the deadly virus after arriving from Liberia on Sept. 20. Health officials say those who may have flown with him are likely not at risk of infection due to the timing of his symptoms. Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden announced Tuesday that a patientRead More …