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UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola arrives in Netherlands for treatment 

  An ambulance carrying a Nigerian worker suspected of having Ebola arrives at the Emergency Hospital of the University Medical Center Utrecht in Utrecht, on December 6, 2014. (Getty) A UN peacekeeper from Nigeria infected with Ebola has been flown from [...]
A protester outside the White House demands a halt to all flights to the United States from West Africa.

Why It’s OK To Worry About Ebola, And What’s Truly Scary

A protester outside the White House demands a halt to all flights to the United States from West Africa. Mladen Antonov /AFP/Getty Images Public health types are getting increasingly annoyed with people freaking out about Ebola in the United States, from governors to the general public. It’s [...]

Man’s death aboard plane from Africa briefly sparks Ebola fears in New York

A 63-year-old man flying from Lagos, Nigeria, died of a heart attack about an hour before the Arik Air plane landed at Kennedy Airport on Thursday. He had been vomiting and complained of chest pains, but Centers for Disease Control officials determined the man did not have Ebola. BY THOMAS [...]

Tues 10/14 UPDATE: No Ebola in Elgin, IL, or so we’re told

No statement will be made. Several health services agencies have already issued statements regarding ebola in IL. FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION, PLEASE READ THESE MORE RECENT ARTICLES REGARDING EBOLA IN ILLINOIS:   Sun-Times Media Says the Don’t Read Alternative News – wait for Official [...]

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 [...]

Obama:”You cant get Ebola sitting on bus”; CDC:”Avoid Mass Transit” – Speaking in a video message to residents of West African countries currently experiencing outbreaks of Ebola, President Barack Obama dispensed advice on how residents can avoid the disease, including:”You cannot get it through casual contact like sitting next to someone on a bus.” At [...]

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 [...]

Why Ebola is More than a Disease ‘Spread by Bodily Fluids’

(Before It’s News) I hope that the 3000 soldiers being sent to West Africa have gas masks and hazmat suits when they go to ‘degrade and destroy’ the Ebola epidemic striking the area. We’ve been told by health officials here in the U.S. that Ebola is only a nosocomial virus, which means it can [...]

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 [...]

Another UN staff tests positive for Ebola – U.S. to install quarantine stations in 5 airports

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  The Extinction Protocol October 2014 – HEALTH – The UN Secretary-General’s spokesperson, Stephane DuJarric, on Wednesday, confirmed that an international member of staff who works for UN Mission in Liberia, UNMIL, tested positive [...]

U.S. air marshal in quarantine after suspected Ebola syringe attack at Lagos airport

Published 9 September 2014 More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on emailShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on linkedin An American federal air marshal was placed in quarantine in Houston, Texas yesterday after being attacked Sunday night at the Lagos, Nigeria airport. The assailant wielded [...]

The Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Will Last Until at Least Mid-Fall

Written by FRUZSINA EÖRDÖGH CONTRIBUTOR July 26, 2014 // 03:06 PM EST The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is literally the worst outbreak of the virus in history, and according to the CDC’s best case scenario, it will continue until late October. To date, more than 660 people have died from [...]
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