Health

Ebola claims 1552 lives, infects 3062…(These Numbers Are Not Even Close!!)

Monday, September 1, 2014
By Paul Martin

SMH.com.au September 1, 2014 Lagos: Nigeria has confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to a growing list of healthcare workers in West Africa hit by the epidemic. The woman’s husband, who was also a doctor, died in the city of Port Harcourt on August... »

Ebola decimating health workers in Guinea

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

News24.com 2014-08-31 Conakry – Working at breakneck speed, the nurses rush between departments at Guinea’s largest hospital, wearing gloves they have bought at their own expense to protect themselves against the Ebola virus. The often chronically under-resourced staff of Donka hospital in the capital Conakry – like health workers across west Africa – sacrifice... »

Ebola virus: It’s ripped through towns – now the deadliest ever outbreak of the virus is heading for Africa’s cities

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

As the highly contagious virus continues to travel the continent, Africa is in the midst of a virological nightmare – and it could get worse Todd C. Frankel IndependentUK Sunday 31 August 2014 The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children’s hospital in the form of a four-year-old boy. His diagnosis became clear three... »

Senegal Puts 20 People on Watch for Ebola After First Case

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Olivier Monnier Bloomberg.com Aug 31, 2014 Senegal placed 20 people who were exposed to the nation’s first Ebola case under surveillance, including the patient’s family and medical workers, Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck said. The 21-year-old college student from Guinea came in a six-passenger vehicle across a land border about three... »

Ebola case in Senegal raises the alarm

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

CBSNews.com August 31, 2014 DAKAR, Senegal – The World Health Organization says it is treating Senegal’s first confirmed Ebola case “as a top priority emergency.” In a statement distributed Sunday, the WHO said it would address as quickly as possible Senegal’s “urgent need” for support and supplies including personal protective equipment for health workers.... »

Ebola breakthrough as new drug cures all monkeys in trial…(Which Strain!?…This Has Mutated 300 Times!)

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

The experimental drug ZMapp has cured all monkeys infected with Ebola in a new clinical trial, leading to hope that a treatment for the disease has finally been found By Sarah Knapton TelegraphUK 29 Aug 2014 A treatment for the deadly Ebola virus may have finally been found after scientists reported that a drug... »

Health workers strike at major Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone…(This Is NOT Going To End Well)

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Umaru Fofana and James Harding Giahyue Courant.com August 31, 2014 FREETOWN/MONROVIA— Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus. Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West African... »

Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground…(OSATAN Death!!)

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

By PAM BELLUCK NYTimes.com AUG. 30, 2014 DUNDEE, N.Y. — Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as... »

It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Now it’s moving into Africa’s cities.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Todd C. Frankel TheExtinctionProtocol.com August 30, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children’s hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy. His diagnosis became clear three days after he was admitted. The Ola During hospital — the nation’s only pediatric center — was forced to close its... »

Frankfurt authorities prepare for Ebola

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

Emily Sherwin DW.de 29.08.2014 Are we ready for Ebola? It’s a question the German media have been asking for weeks. Frankfurt Airport has come under particular scrutiny due to its size. But could Frankfurt really be an entry point for the disease? Ebola continues to rage in Africa. So far, the virus has claimed... »

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