Governments must not deter health workers from coming to West Africa to fight Ebola and quarantine decisions should not be based on hysteria, the head of the U.N. mission battling the virus said on Monday.
The boy, who arrived in the United States on Saturday, had a 103 degree Fahrenheit (39 degrees Celsius) fever, ABC News reported.
The family of six West Africans, who arrived Saturday and were planning to live in the United States, will be watched for 21 days
Forty-three people who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas were cleared after being monitored.
If called up, the National Guard will provide humanitarian assistance in the region, which has been badly hit by the Ebola outbreak.
Dallas County commissioners decided on Thursday that travel restrictions could be put into place without issuing a disaster declaration.
The 1-year-old King Charles Spaniel will be moved to a location where its health can be checked, officials said.
The number of people known to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak on record has risen to 4,033 out of 8,399 cases in seven countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday
"For those living in the U.S., the discovery of a case in Dallas should not be cause for panic or alarm," writes, Jae Won Joh, MD.
The global health community is responding to the death of a health care worker from the Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease that is "clinically similar" to Ebola
New York, Washington, D.C., Newark, Chicago and Atlanta will receive extra scrutiny.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, has died, according to the Dallas hospital where he was being treated.
The CDC is very well prepared for Ebola, with the authority and infrastructure to deploy multiple levels of protection against outbreaks of infectious diseases
The White House on Monday said a ban on travel from West African countries would slow the fight against the deadly virus.
Health officials are warning that the international community needs to commit more to stem the Ebola outbreak before things get even worse
Obama asked for more commitments to contain the disease, which has killed nearly 3,000, before it threatens global and regional security
The worst Ebola outbreak on record has already killed over 2,800 people - more than the combined total of all previous outbreaks
U.S. personnel will build treatment centers and train healthcare workers to stem the rapid spread of Ebola