Pandemic

Threatwatch: Chikungunya virus hits the US and Europe

Friday, July 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Debora MacKenzie NewScientist.com 23 July 2014 Chikungunya is on the move. Locally acquired cases of the mosquito-borne virus, native to central Africa, have been identified in the US for the first time, and virologists are warning it could spread to Europe. At the same time, the virus is rampaging across the Caribbean, which... »

Ebola Virus In Nigeria Possible, Health Officials Test Liberian Man In Lagos

Friday, July 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Kathleen Caulderwood IBTimes.com July 24 2014 The deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever may have reached Nigeria, local health officials say. A Liberian man in his 40s is currently being tested for the virus in the capital city of Lagos, which is home to 21 million people, according to Reuters. The most recent Ebola outbreak... »

Liberian Man Tested For Ebola In World’s Fourth Most Populous City

Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 07/24/2014 Yesterday, when reporting on the latest tragic development in the wost ever Ebola outbreak to sweep through west Africa, namely that the head doctor tasked with containing the virus had himself contracted it, we commented that the “only good news, if any, is that even as the epidemic which... »

Mosquito-carried virus Chikungunya arrives

Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

By JAMIE LAMPROS Standard-Examiner Wednesday , July 23, 2014 A mosquito-borne virus with the tongue-twisting name chikungunya has arrived on U.S. soil, infecting people in 31 states so far. While the virus hasn’t arrived in Utah as of yet, it’s close to our doorstep. Both Idaho and Nevada have reported cases of the illness.... »

Chikungunya continues to spread across the U.S., infecting nearly 60

Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

The virus, spread via mosquitos, is painful but seldom fatal. There is no vaccine and no treatment. BY Meredith Engel NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, July 23, 2014 More cases of chikungunya, a painful virus spread by mosquitos, are being reported across the country. The Centers for Disease Control has listed a total of... »

Highly Regarded AZ Physician Warns of Pandemic Diseases Coming Into the USA from Illegal Aliens

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Dave Hodges TheCommonSenseShow.com July 23,2014 Dr. Jane Orient is one of Arizona‚Äôs most respected physicians. She has and does sit on many medical boards and often serves as the head. I recently interviewed Dr. Orient and she discussed the viruses and diseases coming into our country via the recent illegal immigrant invasion. In... »

Sierra Leone News : Health Workers Dying Ceaselessly from Ebola

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

News.sl Jul 22, 2014 Panic was in Kenema City yesterday 21st July 2014 as four popular and dedicated health workers attached to Ebola center located inside Kenema Government Hospital, have lost their lives in ceaseless stream (fiti-fata) of deaths of frontline health workers infected with terrible Ebola virus in both Kailahun & Kenema epicenters... »

Sierra Leone’s chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

Reuters.com Wed Jul 23, 2014 The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a “national hero” by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an outbreak that has killed 206 people in the... »

Sierra Leone News: Ebola: 127 Killed

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Awoko.org Monday July 21, 2014 A total of 127 people have so far been confirmed as haven been killed by Ebola since its entry in the country in March this year. According to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Sanitation Ebola update, ss of 18th July 2014, there are 397 confirmed Ebola cases,... »

MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates…(“Could Be” Means “Is”!!)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Joan E. Greve Time.com July 22,2014 The disease has already claimed 288 lives Findings from a scientific paper published Tuesday indicated that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) may be able to spread through the air. A research team in Saudi Arabia collected air samples from a camel barn that the virus had previously plagued.... »

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