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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 [...]

Ebola tests negative for Birmingham patient, family members, firefighters

  on August 05, 2015 at 9:09 AM, updated August 05, 2015 at 11:08 AM   A patient exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms tested negative for the virus, authorities confirmed this morning. Six Birmingham Fire and Rescue firefighters quarantined overnight have also been released after the test results, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brown on LifeNet Ebola strike team

Brown on LifeNet Ebola strike team Since the Ebola scare has hit the U.S., LifeNet emergency ambulance services has established new protocol to screen for and respond appropriately to possible Ebola patients. LifeNet Operations Manager for Red River County, Clifton Brown, serves on that Ebola [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GOOD ADVICE: NY News Anchor Offers Ebola Advice: Don’t Eat the Infected Feces (VIDEO)

New York City news anchor Errol Louis offered some sage wisdom on not contracting Ebola as he was reporting on the case of Ebola confirmed in the city: If you see some strange poop on the subway, don’t eat it. It’s that simple. “People are wondering about methods of transmission,” he said, and [...]

NJ, NY order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK – Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. The [...]

NY Police Caught Throwing Waste From Ebola Scene Into Public Trash Can

Police officers tasked with working the scene around the Manhattan apartment of Dr. Craig Spencer, diagnosed with Ebola yesterday, were caught on camera tossing the gloves and masks they used for their protection into public trash cans. One video (above via the Daily Mail) shows two police [...]

TWO UNDER QUARANTINE, EIGHT BEING ACTIVELY MONITORED IN SUMMIT COUNTY

Akron — There are still no confirmed cases of Ebola in Summit County, health officials said Oct. 21. During a Summit County Public Health media phone conference update, Commissioner Gene Nixon said two people are currently under quarantine in Summit County; eight people are receiving active [...]

Ebola Breakthrough! French Scientists Develop Test to Diagnose Ebola In 15 Minutes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A diagnostic kit – similar to a simple pregnancy home-test – may be available for a clinical trial by the end of October, allowing doctors to diagnose a patient with suspected Ebola in under 15 minutes, its French developers [...]
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