Posts tagged infectious disease

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 [...]

A federal ban on creating lethal viruses is now lifted

Federal officials on Tuesday ended a moratorium imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal. Such work can now proceed, said Dr. Francis S. Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, but only if a scientific panel decides that the benefits [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

INJECTABLE 3D VACCINES WITH PROGRAMMABLE PARTICLES ANTICIPATED FOR FUTURE EPIDEMICS

In recent years, vaccines have meshed with the world of nanobot medicine. Particles the size of nanometers – approximately 100,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. They are programmable, spontaneously assembling and can permeate every area of the body, including a placenta. Previously, [...]

‘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,” [...]

UN: We Botched Response to the Ebola Outbreak

Medical staff in protective gear escort Nina Pham, exiting the ambulance, to a nearby aircraft at Love Field, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Dallas. Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was diagnosed with the Ebola virus after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan who died of [...]

Travel ban for Texas health care workers in Ebola case

A health care worker who may have handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas, is currently on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. government is working to get her and her husband back home. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez, AP) 497CONNECT 146TWEETLINKEDIN [...]

Texas Hospital Director ‘Deeply Sorry’ for ‘Mistakes’

BY MAGGIE FOX AND ERIN MCCLAM An official at the Dallas hospital where two nurses contracted Ebola told Congress on Thursday that emergency staff were not trained this summer on how to handle the virus, despite warnings from health officials about the outbreak in West Africa. The official, Dr. [...]

2nd Texas health worker with Ebola will be moved to Atlanta

By Josh Levs and Holly Yan, CNN Second Texas health care worker has Ebola  CNN) — [Breaking News update 1:16 p.m.] The first Dallas health care worker with Ebola, Nina Pham, is in “improved condition today,” and the second Dallas health care worker with Ebola is “ill but clinically [...]

EBOLA TRANSMISSION BY AEROSOLS CONFIRMED: VIRUS SURVIVES FOR DAYS OUTSIDE INFECTED HOSTS: THE HEALTH RANGER (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)

by Larimar , Sunday, August 03, 2014, 03:32 http://www.surfingtheapocalypse.net/forum/index.php?id=285151 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 [...]

85% OF NURSES NOT TRAINED FOR EBOLA

76% of nurses also say their hospitals have no policy for admitting Ebola patients Image Credits: Public domain by KIT DANIELS | INFOWARS.COM |   Eighty-five percent of America’s nurses said their hospitals have not educated them on Ebola, according to a poll conducted by the largest nursing [...]

To stop Ebola, US must be able to diagnose it quickly

  By Stephen Schaffner and Pardis Sabeti Health care workers at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas waited for the arrival of a possible Ebola patient on Wednesday.   Last week witnessed two notable events in the 2014 Ebola outbreak, one heartening, one disturbing. Nigeria, after [...]
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