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A very Deadly ‘Ebola-like’ plague shakes Jamaica…

…As 8-year-old boy dies of ‘internal bleeding’ fever. A rare and deadly disease that causes severe internal bleeding has tragically killed an eight-year-old boy in Jamaica. Dr. Christopher Tufton, Jamaica’s health minister, said the boy was killed by dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) – a lethal viral [...]

CDC public health expert discusses U.S. response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Early diagnosis of Ebola is key to stopping its spread, according to a Centers for Disease Control public health expert. Dr. Jordan Tappero spoke at UNMC Monday about the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and the U.S. public health response. As of last week, 14,804 cases of Ebola had been [...]

2 More Sierra Leonean Doctors Die of Ebola

Two more Sierra Leonean doctors have died from Ebola, further depleting the West African country’s ability to respond to the devastating outbreak, health officials said Saturday. The deaths bring the number of Sierra Leonean doctors killed by Ebola to nine. The disease is spread through the bodily [...]

1 Iowan quarantined for ‘some risk’ of Ebola after traveling

    Public health officials in Iowa are closely watching one Iowan who has recently traveled to a West African country and was at “some risk” of being exposed to Ebola. As of Thursday, Nov. 6, the Iowa Department of Public Health said 12 travelers who had visited either Sierra Leone, Liberia or [...]

So Much for Ebola: U.S. Loses Interest in Virus as Cases Dwindle

  In the past ten days the U.S. has lost interest in the virus that recently dominated headlines and threatened to metastasize across the 2014 midterm election. Less than two weeks ago the presence of a case in New York City augured to some the pivotal moment when the virus leapt from some Dallas [...]

Patient #4 — From Guinea to the U.S.: Timeline of first Ebola patient in New York City

(CNN) — A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola — the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States. Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer’s movements since he got back from the West African nation: When did he return [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola In NYC

NEW YORK – The first case of Ebola arrived in New York City on Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that a doctor who recently returned from West Africa, working with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients, had tested positive for the infection. “There is no reason [...]

Ebola search expands in Ohio

Police keep watch on a home, Oct. 16, 2014, in Tallmadge, Ohio, where Amber Joy Vinson stayed over the weekend before flying home to Dallas. AP COLUMBUS, Ohio — Health officials expanded their search for people who may have had contact with a Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola to include another [...]

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 [...]

Shock W.H.O. report: Ebola has 42-day incubation period, not 21 days!

  October 15, 2014  BY MIKE ADAMS | NATURAL NEWS A jaw-dropping report released by the World Health Organization on October 14, 2014 reveals that 1 in 20 Ebola infections has an incubation period longer than the 21 days which has been repeatedly claimed by the U.S. Centers for Disease [...]

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 [...]

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

Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett from 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 [...]

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

By CAROLE FELDMAN New U.S. Ebola case caused by breach of care protocol – CDC  Ebola outbreak in west Africa, Nigeria and aboard as of Oct. 10, 2014. (World Health Organization/Ya … WASHINGTON (AP) — A top federal health official says a health worker [...]
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