Health

Ebola: nobody knows what to do

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Marc Bastian Iol.co.za September 29 2014 Monrovia – Jean-Pierre Veyrenche, in charge of building Ebola treatment centres in Monrovia for the World Health Organization, says fear is keeping international aid experts from joining the battle against the west African outbreak. “No one knows what to do” to handle the wildfire spread of Ebola... »

Tuberculosis Trouble in Texas: Something Just Doesn’t Add Up

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Lily Dane The Daily Sheeple September 29th, 2014 An employee working at a hospital in Texas may have exposed over 900 people to tuberculosis (TB). The employee worked in the nursery unit at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso. Infants born at the hospital between September 2013 and August 2014 could be infected with... »

Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Josh Michaud and Jennifer Kates KFF.org Sep 29, 2014 More than six months have passed since Ebola was first identified in West Africa, and the scale of the crisis continues to grow. Over the last few weeks cases and deaths have increased significantly in the two most affected countries – Liberia and Sierra Leone... »

US troops in Liberia struggle to catch up to Ebola outbreak

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Rick Moran AmericanThinker.com September 29, 2014 The official tally is 6571 cases of Ebola with 3091 deaths – double what it was last month. But health officials say that it is likely those numbers are just the tip of the iceberg. There’s simply no counting cases in the remote villages and hamlets not... »

Ebola spread beats world’s response

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Nicholas Kotch BDLive.co.za 29 September 2014 SOUTH Africa is stepping up its contribution to the fight against Ebola but the war remains so one-sided that much more is needed from Africa as a whole — and very quickly — if the worst outbreak in history is to be brought under control. SA-based Ebola... »

Ebola outbreak: Australia will not send health workers to west Africa

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Foreign minister Julie Bishop says Australia could not bring people home if they contract the disease TheGuardian.com Sunday 28 September 2014 Australia will not send health workers to west Africa’s Ebola outbreak zones because there’s no way to get them home safely if they catch the disease. Médecins Sans Frontières and World Health Organisation... »

New mosquito-borne illness spreading across Latin America – victims describe disease as “10 days of near unbearable pain”

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtocol.com September 29, 2014 HEALTH – An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and infecting more than 1 million people. Some cases already have emerged in the United States. While the... »

82% of Ebola patients are being turned away from hospitals to die at home, spreading infections to family members

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Monday, September 29, 2014 A lack of available hospital beds in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries at the epicenter of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, is leaving many families with nowhere to take their sick and dying. More than 80 percent of Ebola patients, in... »

Losing the Race Against Ebola

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

NYTimes.com SEPT. 26, 2014 The race to control the expanding Ebola epidemic in West Africa looks increasingly dire. Official projections of how fast the virus will spread have soared while pledges of help from advanced nations and global organizations have failed to keep pace. On Sept. 22, the World Health Organization published estimates indicating... »

Ebola outbreak: Clinics still short on doctors, supplies 6 months later…(By Design!)

Monday, September 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Bulk of promised global aid has yet to materialize on the ground CBC.ca Sep 28, 2014 Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time in an unprepared West Africa and eventually became the worst-ever outbreak, the gap between what has been... »

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