Dallas reaches end of Ebola monitoring period

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first_img Share 224 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img HealthInternationalLifestylePrint Dallas reaches end of Ebola monitoring period by: – November 8, 2014 Share DALLAS (AP) — Dallas calmly marked the end of its Ebola crisis on Friday when the last of the 177 people who were being monitored for symptoms of the deadly virus were to be cleared at midnight.Thirty-eight days after Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola in a local hospital, officials expressed relief and resolve that they were prepared if anything similar — with its resulting panic, fear and constant media attention — ever happened again.“It’s a time to reflect on the sacrifices of our hometown health care heroes and the city, county, and school district employees that worked so hard, along with our state and federal partners, to keep us safe during the Ebola crisis,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a statement, calling it an early Thanksgiving for the city.Monitoring for the last person who came in contact with Duncan or the two nurses who contracted the virus will end at midnight Friday. About 50 people who returned to Texas from West African countries where the virus has killed thousands will remain under monitoring.last_img read more


Red Sox trade news: Boston acquires Andrew Cashner from Orioles

Posted On Aug 16 2020 by

first_imgBut even if he isn’t, or if he is just a reliever in the postseason simply due to roster constraints and trying to get the best pitchers onto the staff, Cashner’s stuff plays up out of the bullpen.He tones it down as a starter but could still hit the high 90s in short stints. Boston has added a good pitcher as either a starter or reliever. That is the big news for the Red Sox.But does this mean the team is done dealing? It’s doubtful. MLB trade rumors: Tigers’ Matthew Boyd monitored by at least 5 teams The Red Sox have added a starting pitcher.Boston acquired Andrew Cashner and cash considerations from the Orioles in exchange for minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and minor league outfielder Elio Prado, the team announced Saturday. MLB trade rumors: Here’s who the Tigers could want from teams targeting Matthew Boyd The #RedSox today acquired RHP Andrew Cashner and cash considerations from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league INF Noelberth Romero and minor league OF Elio Prado.Boston’s 40-man roster is now at 40.— Red Sox (@RedSox) July 13, 2019The defending World Series champions have been rumored to be looking for pitching help over the last few weeks and they have now taken action.With Cashner it remains to be seen exactly how they’ll use him. He is in the middle of a very good year for Baltimore as he has posted a 9-3 record with a 3.83 ERA, but the Red Sox have a pretty well set rotation even if it has underachieved. Related News MLB trade rumors: Mets want ‘multiple top prospects’ in exchange for Noah Syndergaard However, Boston is supposed to get Nathan Eovaldi back soon from injury, but that doesn’t mean Cashner won’t start. Eovaldi has been rumored to be making a move to the bullpen when he gets back so Cashner very well could be a starter down the stretch for the Red Sox.last_img read more