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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Nurse with Ebola ‘exposure’ to be admitted to NIH hospital

The National Institutes of Health “expects to admit a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus” later Thursday into its facility in Bethesda, Maryland, “for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol,” the NIH said. The patient is an American nurse who volunteered at an Ebola treatment unit [...]

Evidence shows MIT had cure for Ebola back in 2011

  A major breakthrough out of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) shows incredible promise as a cure for virtually every kind of viral infection known to man. But the mainstream media has chosen to stick with hype, fear and, more recently, the ominous threat of martial law when it comes to [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

So Much for Ebola: U.S. Loses Interest in Virus as Cases Dwindle

  In the past ten days the U.S. has lost interest in the virus that recently dominated headlines and threatened to metastasize across the 2014 midterm election. Less than two weeks ago the presence of a case in New York City augured to some the pivotal moment when the virus leapt from some Dallas [...]

‘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 [...]
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