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Now Confirmed case of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Uganda

BUT WHAT IS IT? A 9-year-old boy in Uganda has tested positive for a potentially life-threatening disease called Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, according to news reports. But what is this disease, and how is it different from other hemorrhagic fevers, like Ebola? A few days ago (Jan. 15), health [...]

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 [...]
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Deadly botulism outbreak seems limited to 1 nacho-cheese sauce bag

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A deadly botulism outbreak linked to nacho-cheese sauce confiscated from a Sacramento County gas station appears to be limited to an opened bag of the sauce, state health officials said Thursday. The state Department of Public Health said tests on the opened bag sold last [...]

WHO UPDATE: Suspected EBOLA cases reach FIVE sites in DR Congo province

The World Health Organization (WHO) says there are now 37 suspected cases of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while another person has died, bringing the total number of fatalities to four. The latest updated situation report says that new suspected cases were reported in [...]

Fourth death recorded in latest Ebola outbreak in Congo

A fourth person has died in an Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a spokesman from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. Since the WHO declared the outbreak on May 12 in the north-eastern Bas-Uele province, 37 suspected cases are being monitored, WHO’s Eugene [...]

Nine people in Birmingham being monitored after possible Ebola exposure

UPDATED 10:37 PM CDT Aug 04, 2015 A patient exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital Tuesday night, and multiple Birmingham rescue workers and civilians are being quarantined after coming into contact with that patient. Officials said the patient is [...]

CDC is covering up 1,400 potential Ebola cases in US, acclaimed journalist reveals

  A noted investigative journalist says the American people are still not being kept up to speed about the dangers of possible spread of Ebola in the country, and that the government’s chief agency for handling such emergencies is the primary culprit. In a recent interview with Fox News‘ Media [...]

Ebola death toll rises to 5,459; Cuban doctor ‘stable’

A man walks by a mural with health instructions on treating the Ebola virus, in Monrovia, November 18, 2014. (Reuters) – The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in eight countries by the end of Nov. 18, the World Health Organization (WHO) [...]
Media Agrees Not to Report on Suspected Ebola Cases in U.S. CDC

Media Agrees “Not to Report” on Suspected Ebola Cases in U.S.

Pharmacologist reveals how press has bowed to government demand to keep Americans in the dark   An eyebrow-raising admission at the end of a Forbes article written by pharmacologist David Kroll reveals that the media has agreed not to report on suspected Ebola cases in the United States. In a [...]

The Ebola outbreak in Texas is about to end.

As of midnight Friday, it will have been 21 days since anyone got Ebola or was in contact with someone who got Ebola. “God willing, we are going to be Ebola-free Friday midnight,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, the elected official who oversaw the county’s response to its three-person [...]

‘Post-Ebola Syndrome’ Persists After Virus Is Cured, Doctor Says

Healthcare workers load a man, center, onto a ambulance as he is suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, Sept. 24, 2014. Tanya Bindra/AP Photo West Africans fortunate to survive Ebola may go on to develop what’s being called “post-Ebola syndrome,” [...]
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‘Entire villages disappeared’: Ebola deaths in Sierra Leone ‘underreported’

  Reuters / Susana Vera Ebola’s toll on Sierra Leone is much greater than previously thought, with entire villages killed off by the virus. This means up to 20,000 people could have succumbed to the disease by now, a senior coordinator for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) believes. According [...]

Six people in Indiana being monitored for Ebola symptoms, state health officials say

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 29, 2014) – State health officials are monitoring six people in Indiana for Ebola symptoms in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All are considered low risk. Indiana was one of the first states to begin “direct active monitoring” of [...]
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