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New York Officials Urge Calm Amid Ebola Diagnosis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Planned to Ride Subway; New Yorkers Express Anxiety or Nonchalance Physician Craig Spencer is the fourth patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., this time in New York City. WSJ’s Melanie West reports. Photo: AP New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned to ride the New [...]

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 [...]

Thousands of Americans stranded aboard cruise ship with quarantined Dallas health worker exposed to Ebola

(NaturalNews) In breaking news, a lab technician who processed blood and other fluid samples from Thomas Eric Duncan, the first known Ebola victim to arrive unexpectedly on U.S. soil, is currently being quarantined on a Carnival cruise ship after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

Solon closes two schools Thursday as Ebola precaution

The closing of both schools is a willing precaution to allow both buildings to be disinfected. (Photo: WKYC-TV) An e-mail sent to parents by the school district said they learned a Solon Middle School staff member may have traveled aboard the same airplane, though not the same [...]


by Larimar , Sunday, August 03, 2014, 03:32 As clearly explained by the Public Health Agency of Canada: (3) “INFECTIOUS DOSE: 1 – 10 aerosolized organisms are sufficient to cause infection in humans.” Ebola, you see, can “ride” on [...]

KU Hospital: Initial tests show patient does not have Ebola

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A man who was admitted Monday to the University of Kansas Hospitalsuffering from diarrhea and who worked recently near Africa’s west coast does not have Ebola, the hospital said Tuesday afternoon. Results of blood tests showed the patient has not contracted the virus, which [...]

Health Officials Monitoring 125 For Ebola Symptoms

The Huffington Post  | By Amanda L. Chan Health officials are now monitoring 125 people who had either definite or possible exposure to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring 11 people who had contact [...]

Dallas nurse Nina Pham ‘doing well’ in fight against Ebola

By EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DALLAS (AP) – A Texas nurse who became infected with Ebola while treating the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. said Tuesday that she was “doing well,” while the World Health Organization projected that West Africa could [...]

Illinois Ebola Scare: Elgin Hospital Isolates Patient With Flu-Like Symptoms, Ebola Virus Quickly Ruled Out

What’s interesting, is the ruling out of an ebola infection without testing! Wouldn’t these facilities rather waste a test than let someone go home who later ends up with this life-threatening disease? An Illinois Ebola scare spread widely through news over the weekend after a claim was [...]

Ebola-infected NBC News cameraman tweets about his recovery: ‘Endless gratitude for the good vibes’

Source By Elahe Izadi Ashoka Mukpo, shown in an undated family photo, was the fifth American to contract Ebola in West Africa. (Courtesy of Mitchell Levy via Reuters) Ashoka Mukpo, the freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia, took to Twitter on Monday to make [...]


BY MARTHA MENDOZA AP NATIONAL WRITER DALLAS (AP) — They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness. About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were involved in [...]

Ebola finger-prick test developed by Tulane researchers may help stem outbreak

Tulane University researchers working with the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium based in Sierra Leone are racing against the clock to develop a fast and easy diagnostic test that would give healthcare workers a 15-minute process to test patients for Ebola with a simple finger-stick. In June, [...]

Family identifies 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola at Dallas hospital

POSTED 11:40 AM, OCTOBER 13, 2014, BY FOX 4 NEWSROOM, DALLAS — The Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is “clinically stable,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Thomas Frieden said at a press conference Monday. Her family identified her as Nina Pham, 26. Jason Whitely, a [...]
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