Pandemic

Report: Ebola Suspected In Europe: “Broken Through All Containment Efforts”

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo April 20th, 2014 SHTFplan.com Though officials at the World Health Organization are feverishly working to stop the spread of the Ebola virus in what is now seven African nations, their efforts may be for naught. In Guinea, a hot spot for the deadly contagion, government health officials have said that the outbreak... »

Saudis report 12 more MERS cases; Greece has its first

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Robert Roos CIDRAP News Apr 18, 2014 Saudi Arabia reported 12 more MERS-CoV cases today, six of them in Jeddah, the site of a steadily growing outbreak, while Greece reported its first case, involving a man who had been in Jeddah before flying to Greece. The other six Saudi Arabian cases, including one death,... »

Ebola continues to spread through West Africa, stoking fears of epidemic

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Scientists believe this outbreak stems from a new strain, and they worry that it could spread across West Africa AlJazerra.com April 17, 2014 The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives. The disease, typically found in central or eastern Africa, has infected people in Guinea’s remote... »

MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Robert Roos CIDRAP News Apr 17, 2014 Outbreaks of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections expanded further today with reports of seven more cases in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and three in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), while the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that Malaysia’s first MERS patient had drunk camel milk when... »

42 new Ebola cases reported in West Africa: WHO

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Xinhuanet.com 2014-04-18 A total of 42 new cases of the Ebola virus disease (EVD), including suspected and confirmed cases, were reported in West Africa in the past three days, according to a latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO). In an EVD status update published Thursday on its website, the WHO says that... »

Study: Growing Guinea outbreak caused by new Ebola strain

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Lisa Schnirring CIDRAP News Apr 17, 2014 The Ebola virus strain responsible for Guinea’s outbreak—now at 197 suspected or confirmed cases—is a new strain that has been sickening and killing people at least as far back as December, researchers reported yesterday. The results of full genetic sequencing suggest that the outbreak in Guinea isn’t... »

West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed 137 Lives

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

ABCNews.com April 17, 2014 The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives. The disease, typically found in central or eastern Africa, has infected people in Guinea’s remote forests, its capital and in neighboring Liberia. In a statement posted on its website Thursday, the U.N. health agency... »

Nigeria At Risk Of Contracting Ebola Virus – Expert

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Channelstv.com April 17, 2014 A Clinician at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Dr. Bamidele Oke, has warned that Nigeria is risk of contracting the Ebola Virus which has led to the deaths of several people in some West African nations. Appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, Dr. Oke... »

Ebola Outbreak Updates: Virus Caused by New Strain, a Look Inside an Isolation Ward, and How the Virus Spreads

Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

Lily Dane The Daily Sheeple April 17th, 2014 The Ebola virus that has killed more than 120 people so far this year in West Africa is a new strain, scientists say. This is evidence that the disease did not spread from outbreaks in other regions of the country. Dr. Stephan Gunther of the Bernhard... »

Ebola could spread out of Africa, doctors admit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

It’s hard to catch but the latest outbreak of the deadly virus was in a city with an international airport. Haaretz.com Apr. 16, 2014 While Guina claims its outbreak of Ebola is “almost under control,” the fact is that the deadly virus had broken out of remote villages surrounded by forest into the capital... »