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EBOLA SPREADING: INFECTIONS UP 800% IN LAST WEEK, OFFICIALS RACE TO TRACK DOWN 400 POSSIBLE CONTACTS

  Last week three suspected Ebola infections were detected in a remote region of the Congo. Since then, World Health Organization officials have been scrambling to contain the virus. Their efforts appear to have failed. The contagion continues to spread, and though it’s nowhere near the 11,000 [...]

100 N.J. residents with no Ebola symptoms being monitored at home, state says

Nurse Kaci Hickox was briefly quarantined at University Hospital in Newark over fears that she may have had Ebola. (Photo by Patti Sapone / NJ Advance Media) TRENTON — There are “approximately 100” people in New Jersey who are under “active monitoring” for Ebola, although no one has shown [...]
Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

SHARE: How Many Cases are Going Unreported? Bucks County Health Department Monitoring Three for Ebola Symptoms

The three people, who recently arrived to Bucks County from western Africa, are being monitored under a new CDC screening protocol. By Kara Seymour (Patch Staff)Updated October 23, 2014 at 7:47 am 1 In what is being described as a “proactive step,” the Bucks County Health Department is [...]

Aid group: Ebola contagion risk can’t be zero

CONAKRY, GUINEA — Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola’s spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without Borders said Friday after one of its doctors caught the dreaded disease while working in Guinea and went to New York City. In another example of how the disease [...]

Plane passengers hospitalized due to Ebola concerns

An airline passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark, New Jersey Tuesday due to Ebola concerns, reports CBS New York. Two others were hospitalized after getting off planes into Chicago. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokesperson Carol Crawford said the Newark passenger [...]

Ebola Outbreak 2014 News Update, Watchlist & Death Toll: Spanish Nurse Aide, Nebraska Cameraman Cleared; Texas Nurses in ‘Good Condition’

(Photo : Getty) The only Ebola patient confined in Nebraska Medical Center, Ashoka Mukpo, has been declared free from the virus on Tuesday. The freelance cameraman tweeted, “Recovering from Ebola is a truly humbling feeling. Too many are not as fortunate and lucky as I’ve been. I’m very happy [...]

Ebola travel restrictions imposed

The Obama administration will require all travelers from countries affected by the Ebola epidemic to arrive at one of five major U.S. airports in order to undergo a health screening, officials announced Tuesday. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) measure responds to lawmakers’ calls for the [...]

Russian govt orders extra airport facilities to prevent Ebola

Russian Emergencies Ministry workers at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport (RIA Novosti/Alexander Hrebtov) Airports in Russia will be equipped with extra facilities to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, the government’s press service reported on Friday. Over a thousand African students are [...]

Ebola outbreak to get ‘a lot worse’ – UK Health Secretary

Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett from RT.com The UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned the UK should prepare for Ebola to get “a lot worse,” while London Mayor Boris Johnson said there is “little doubt” a case of Ebola will be found in the UK, most likely in London. In an effort to prepare for [...]

Another UN staff tests positive for Ebola – U.S. to install quarantine stations in 5 airports

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  The Extinction Protocol October 2014 – HEALTH – The UN Secretary-General’s spokesperson, Stephane DuJarric, on Wednesday, confirmed that an international member of staff who works for UN Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, tested positive [...]

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Measures Expand To Newark, Other Airports Next Week

October 10, 2014 12:34 PM NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Extra screening measures aimed at identifying sickly passengers from countries experiencing the Ebola outbreak are set to begin at one of five U.S. airports this weekend. Airline passengers arriving from three West [...]

A woman suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus has been hospitalised in Paris, press reports said on Friday.

By RFI The woman, who recently returned from a  visit to Liberia, has been moved to an isolation ward in the northern Parisian hospital Bichat, according to Europe1 radio. On Thursday doctors changed the case’s classification from suspected Ebola to probable. Blood test results were expected to [...]

EBOLA: LIBERIAN ARMY ORDERED TO ‘SHOOT ON SIGHT’ ANYONE CROSSING SIERRA LEONE BORDER

SOURCE: CRYPTOGON VIA: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Liberia’s armed forces have been given orders to shoot people on sight who are attempting to illegally cross the border from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, according to local media reports. The order was given to soldiers stationed in Bomi [...]
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