New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has stressed the hospital the city's first Ebola patient is being treated in is "fully staffed".
He wrote on Twitter:
Thank you to the staff at Bellevue Hospital for their commitment and professionalism. Contrary to media hype, the hospital is fully staffed.
Dr Craig Spencer had recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, West Africa, with Doctors Without Borders.
A vigil has been held in Marysville hours after a student went on a shooting rampage, killing a female classmate and injuring four others.
More than 100 people gathered at The Grove Church in Washington for a prayer service.
Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring said."It's times like this we re-evaluate our priorities."
Freshmen football player Jaylen Fryberg, 15, opened fire in the cafeteria of Marysville Pilchuck High School.
His victim is yet to be named but two of the four he wounded are thought to be his cousins.
A spokesman for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where the boys are being treated, said 15-year-old Andrew Fryberg was shot in the head.
While Nate Hatch, 14, was shot in the jaw. Both are in intensive care.
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Four students shot after "Homecoming Prince" Jaylen Ray Fryberg opened fire in a US school killing a classmate before turning the gun on himself remain in hospital.
The surviving victims are said to be two males and two females all under the age of 18.
Officials said two are being looked after in hospital while the other two are cared for at a medical centre, but did not give any further details.
The type of gun Fryberg used in the attack was not revealed but police confirmed it was legally registered.
The community in Marysville, where a student is believed to have shot dead a classmate before turning the gun on himself, is "heartsick", according to the school's superintendent.
Dr Becky Berg said the Marysville-Pilchuck High School wanted to extend its thoughts and prayers to everyone affected and that the investigation into exactly what happened was still ongoing.
A student who opened fire at a high school has been named as Jaylen Ray Fryberg, NBC News reports, citing law enforcement sources.
The American football player was a first year described as 'happy and popular' by fellow students and had recently been named 'Homecoming Prince'.
"Everybody knew him. Everybody liked him," Bryce Vitcovitch, a member of the school's football team, told NBC station KING of Seattle. "This is just a huge shock to everybody. For the most part, he was a really happy kid."
On his social media profiles Jayden appears to have been shattered after recently breaking up with his girlfriend.
An attack which saw a man armed with an hatchet charge at a group of police officers, "was a terror attack," Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has told NBC News.
Two police officers who were hurt during the incident remain in the hospital.
Three victims are in critical condition after a shooting at a US high school near Seattle, hospital officials have confirmed to the Press Association.
Local police have confirmed that two people have died after a shooting incident at a US high school.
Police earlier confirmed the gunman had been killed.
We are now confirming two deceased.
There was just one shooter involved in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School incident, police in Washington state have confirmed.
The gunman was a student at the school and is the only fatality known about at the moment.
The buildings in the school are still being cleared by officers.