Health

Flashback: Ebola Goes Airborne, Causes Outbreak in Medical Lab

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

Ebola mutated into an airborne virus back in 1989 Kit Daniels Prison Planet.com September 15, 2014 A mutated Ebola virus likely spread through the ventilation system of a Virginia medical lab in 1989 and infected dozens of monkeys in separate research rooms, highlighting the current potential of an airborne Ebola strain killing millions of... »

20% Chance Of Ebola In USA By October; 277,124 Global Cases By Year-End, Model Predicts

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 09/15/2014 “There’s nothing to be optimistic about,” warns the professor who developed the Global Epidemic and Mobility Model to assess outbreaks, “if the number of cases increases and we are not able to start taming the epidemic, then it will be too late. And then it requires an effort that... »

As Ebola grows out of control, WHO pleads for more health workers

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Kate Kelland and Tom Miles Reuters.com Mon Sep 15, 2014 LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers from around the world to go to the region... »

200,000 from Ebola countries have visas to enter U.S

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Paul Bedard WashingtonExaminer.com September 15, 2014 There are about 200,000 Africans from countries hosting the deadly Ebola virus who hold temporary visas to visit the United States, greatly raising the stakes it could spread to America, according to a group following the immigration issue. “Based on State Department nonimmigrant visa issuance statistics, I... »

‘It’s despair on all fronts,’ says Ebola aid worker

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Brady Dennis WashingtonPost.com September 15, 2014 For Lance Plyler and the other health workers treating Ebola patients at the small missionary hospital in Liberia, exhaustion came in many forms. The physical demands of working under layer upon layer of protective gear, sweating profusely in the sweltering African heat. The mental challenge of staying... »

Dengue fever outbreak spreads in Japan – just in time for GM mosquitoes and experimental vaccines

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Jonathan Benson NaturalNews.com Monday, September 15, 2014 Dozens of people in Japan have contracted a potentially deadly illness that hasn’t been seen in the country for nearly 70 years. Reports indicate that visitors to Yoyogi Park, one of Tokyo’s most popular leisure spots, have been falling ill with dengue fever, a mosquito-transmitted illness... »

Children across the country being hospitalized with the ‘open border flu’

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

Examiner.com September 15, 2014 The rarely-seen Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has been sending children to emergency rooms in several mid-western states, has now made its way to the East Coast, as confirmed cases in Connecticut and New York have been reported in the last few days. Though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has... »

CDC issues Ebola checklist: ‘Now is the time to prepare’

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Paul Bedard WashingtonExaminer.com September 15, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that “now is the time to prepare,” has issued a six-page Ebola “checklist” to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected. While the CDC does not believe that there are new cases of Ebola... »

US works to step up Ebola aid, preps hospitals for potential patients

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

FoxNews.com September 15, 2014 The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected... »

U.S. scientists say Ebola epiodemic will rage for another 12 to 18 months

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

U.S. scientists say the Ebola crisis is worsening They predict the virus will rage for another 12 to 18 months As of September 7, there had been 4,366 Ebola cases including 2,218 deaths, more than half of them in Liberia The most recent figures from Liberia reported 400 new cases as of September 7... »

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