Rhode Island police began stopping cars with New York plates Friday. On Saturday, the National Guard will help them conduct house-to-house searches to find people who traveled from New York and demand 14 days of self-quarantine.
The World Health Organization says 81 new Ebola cases emerge each week in the Congo, making this outbreak the second largest in history. Of the 2,765 confirmed Ebola cases, 1,808 people lost their lives.
Donald Henderson, an American doctor and public health official who led the successful global drive to wipe out smallpox in the 1960s and ’70s, credited with saving tens of millions of lives, has died. He was 87.