A charter school in Newark was evacuated and shut down after the school learned that a teacher came in contact with a confirmed Coronavirus patient. School officials would not confirm where the teacher came in contact with the patient and how long he was exposed at this time.
The director of the FDA Dr. Jeff Shuren announced that on Jan. 11 and again on Jan. 15, 2020, medical device manufacturer Cardinal Health alerted its customers to potential quality issues affecting some of its Level 3 surgical gowns and PreSource procedural packs that contain these gowns.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Ervebo, the first FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of Ebola virus disease (EVD), caused by Zaire ebolavirus in individuals 18 years of age and older. Cases of EVD are very rare in the U.S., and those that have occurred have been the result of infections acquired by individuals in other countries who then traveled to the U.S., or health care workers who became ill after treating patients with EVD.