Health

Outbreak of bubonic plague kills 40 out of just 120 cases in Madagascar amid fears disease will spread through the capital

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

40 people have died from the plague in less than three months There have been 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since August Experts now fear there is a risk of the bacterial disease spreading World Health Organisation has not recommend trade or travel restrictions Last known outbreak of plague was in Peru in August... »

New bird flu case in Germany

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheLocal.de 23 Nov 2014 A worrying new strain of bird flu has been observed for the first time in a wild bird in northern Germany, the agriculture ministry said Saturday. The goose with the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain was identified in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and was the first case of the virus... »

Ebola Mappers Track Epidemic in Real Time

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Nikita Japra NBCNews.com Nov. 23, 2014 In a darkened Boston conference room, staring at projections from a laptop, John Brownstein is far from the front lines of the fight against Ebola. But the epidemiologist’s work may help change the course of the epidemic. The disease forecaster and his team are combing through news... »

2 Columbus, Ohio, Children Tested For Ebola After Showing Symptoms

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Luke Villapaz IBITimes.com November 23 2014 Two children in Columbus, Ohio, are being tested for Ebola virus disease, after showing fever symptoms. The children, whose names are currently unreleased, are 4 and 6 years old. They recently traveled between Ohio and West Africa, the Columbus Public Health agency said, according to a report... »

Three things the government doesn’t want you to know about Obamacare

Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes NaturalNews.com Sunday, November 23, 2014 Just when you think that you have heard all that you can possibly hear about what is wrong with the Affordable Care Act — from broken promises, underperforming enrollment goals and higher costs to millions who still lack health insurance coverage — there is more... »

US farmers, environmentalists sue EPA for ‘illegally’ approving Dow’s deadly 2,4-D herbicide

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: L.J. Devon NaturalNews.com Saturday, November 22, 2014 In one fell swoop, the Environmental Protection Agency officially became the Environmental Holocaust Kingpin when they approved Dow’s deadly new Enlist Duo. This new two-headed monster herbicide is comprised of Monsanto’s gut-wrenching, gut-microbe-destroying glyphosate and Dow’s endocrine-disrupting, neurologically damaging 2,4-D weedkiller. The new herbicide is designed... »

First British volunteers fly to Sierra Leone, where experts warn of ‘intense’ Ebola surge

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

USNews.com Nov. 22, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The British government says the first group of National Health Service volunteers has left for Sierra Leone, where they will work in Ebola treatment centers across the country. The move is part of the recent deployment of international resources in Sierra Leone, where the World... »

Ebola returns to city at Sierra Leone outbreak epicentre

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

DailyMailUK 21 November 2014 Sierra Leone announced a death from Ebola on Friday in the eastern city of Kenema — the epicentre of the outbreak which had gone more than three weeks without new infections. The case has dashed hopes that while Ebola continues to spread fast in the western area encompassing the capital... »

Ebola infection count exceeds 15,300: WHO…(Triple That!!)

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

PressTV.ir Saturday Nov 22, 2014 The number of people believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus has surpassed 15,300, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. According to the latest WHO figures released on Friday, the death toll in the Ebola epidemic has currently increased to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in... »

Hope in Liberia, anxiety in Mali as Ebola battle rages

Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Zoom Dosso MedicalXpress.com November 22, 2014 Liberia has set itself the target of halting Ebola by the end of the year, but the battle is far from over in the rest of west Africa. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warned Friday that despite gains against the deadly epidemic the new outbreak in... »

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