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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 [...]

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 [...]

Liberian with possible case taken to ProMedica Toledo Hospital

10-year-old boy being tested for Ebola A 10-year-old Liberian boy at ProMedica Toledo Hospital is being tested for a possible case of Ebola. The boy, who went to the hospital with a slight fever this afternoon, is isolated as the hospital and public health officials await results of a blood test, [...]

US military converting transport planes to carry wave of infected Ebola victims to the United States

  It seems in the age of Obama that the U.S. military is slowly making the transformation from the planet’s most powerful fighting force to one giant charity provider. As most Americans know, the president has ordered thousands of U.S. troops to Ebola-plagued West Africa, a move that critics have [...]

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) [...]

Ebola patient in France in stable condition

French Health Minister Marisol Touraine Monday said a UN worker being treated for Ebola in Paris was in stable condition. Speaking to France Inter radio, Touraine said the worker, who was being treated in Paris at the request of the World Health Organization (WHO), was receiving the best possible [...]

CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined

1 OF 13. A mask-wearing man, who refused to give his name, walks past an apartment building where a child was taken the the hospital to be tested for Ebola in the Bronx borough of New York October 27, 2014. (Reuters) – Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines [...]
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BREAKING: 5-YEAR-OLD BOY TESTED AT BELLEVUE FOR POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA

Dray Clark has an update on the condition of Dr. Craig Spencer at Bellevue Hospital. A 5-year-old boy who had traveled to West Africa has been tested for Ebola after having possible symptoms of the virus, health officials say.The boy was brought to Bellevue Hospital Sunday night.He [...]
Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters pic

Australia quarantines suspected teen Ebola patient

Heightened screen for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak are becoming commonplace as the virus continues to spread, October 26, 2014. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Oct 26 — Australian authorities said today a teenager was in isolation in hospital and undergoing tests for Ebola [...]

Nurse, Tested Negative for Ebola, Criticizes Her Quarantine

 Ms. Hickox, 33, was placed in quarantine under a new policy announced on Friday by the governors of New York and New Jersey. All people entering the United States through Newark Liberty and Kennedy Airports will now be quarantined for 21 days if they had direct contact with Ebola patients in [...]

Patient being tested for Ebola in the Mid-South in stable condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A patient in the Mid-South is in isolation and being tested for Ebola at Methodist University Hospital is in stable condition. Officials tell us the isolated area is separate from the main hospital on Methodist University Hospital Campus. Methodist University Hospital released the [...]

Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus

FORT WORTH — Who would have thought a disease in West Africa would hit North Texas over and over and over again? “It’s been really sobering and eye-opening,” said Fort Worth resident Hannah Behrens. Wednesday night, Fort Worth’s religious communities gathered to pray for the well-being [...]

2 PASSENGERS FROM LIBERIA MONITORED AT CHICAGO HOSPITALS AS PART OF EBOLA SCREENING PROCESS

Emergency crews took one adult and one child who traveled to the U.S. from Liberia to local hospitals after they got sick on their flights. A child who threw up on the plane and a man with nausea were taken to hospitals as a precaution after being screened for Ebola at O’Hare [...]
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