Health

Canadian Doctor Quarantines Himself Over Ebola Fears After Returning From Liberia

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 07/29/2014 Earlier today we wondered, rhetorically, if the CDC was wrong when it stated, with confidence, that there is “little risk” for the Ebola virus to leave the African continent, and cross the Atlantic, landing in North America. We may have gotten the official refutation less than 6 hours later,... »

The U.S. Is Quietly Establishing Ebola Quarantine Centers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Dave Hodges TheCommonSenseShow.com July 29,2014 Most border crossings in Liberia, located in West Africa, have been closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to try to halt the spread of the virus. The symptoms include high fever, bleeding and central nervous system damage. Fatality rates can reach 90% and the... »

20 New Jersey residents test positive for Chikungunya virus

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

7online.com Tuesday, July 29, 2014 TRENTON, N.J. (WABC) – Twenty New Jersey residents have tested positive for the chikungunya virus, according to the state Health Department. The mosquito-borne virus has spread through the Caribbean, and the first two cases in the U.S. were reported last week in Florida. Health officials say the virus is... »

Caribbean chikungunya cases up 7%

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Robert Roos CIDRAP News Jul 28, 2014 Suspected and confirmed chikungunya cases in the Americas increased about 7.4% last week, reaching 474,880, with the Dominican Republic accounting for most of the rise, according to the latest update from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The total as of Jul 25 included 469,620... »

Could deadly Ebola virus spread to United States? U.S. health alert targets doctors for now

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Syracuse.com July 29, 2014 NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. The Centers for Disease Control on Monday sent a health alert to U.S. doctors about the outbreak. There are no travel restrictions... »

US tries to calm fears as Ebola virus spreads

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

National security adviser says spread of deadly virus “grave concern” after two American aid workers develop infection. Aljazeera.com 29 Jul 2014 US health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly disease spreading to the US is remote. The Centres for Disease Control on Monday sent a... »

AFRICANS ACCUSE ‘WESTERNERS’ OF SPREADING EBOLA! “Wherever those people have passed, the communities have been hit by illness.”

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Countdowntozerotime.com July 29, 2014 In Africa and perhaps rightly so africans are now waking up to the fact that WHO May be spreading deadly diseases among them. A NY Times article with a huge front page photo is intended to portray frightened African villagers as paranoid, superstitious and ignorant: But it seems perhaps ignorant... »

Ebola victim who sparked fears of a worldwide outbreak was American: Father who died of incurable virus in Nigeria after taking international flight was going to visit his children in Minnesota

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

It has been revealed that the Ebola victim who sparked fears of a global outbreak is a US citizen Patrick Sawyer, 40, died of the deadly virus in Lagos, Nigeria, on Friday His wife back in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, has revealed he was due home in August Decontee Sawyer, 34, said her husband caught... »

Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Tim Cocks Reuters.com Mon Jul 28, 2014 (Reuters) – The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa’s most populous country. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia’s Finance Ministry in his... »

The Panic Containment Team Speaks: Ebola Poses “Little Risk” To The US, CDC Claims: Is It Wrong?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 07/29/2014 In the aftermath of the news from the past week that at least two US citizens have been infected with the Ebola virus, a very unpleasant if nagging question has appeared: can the virus spread to the US? According to NBC, “the Ebola virus, which has infected two U.S.... »

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