Pandemic

Senegal Puts 20 People on Watch for Ebola After First Case

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Olivier Monnier Bloomberg.com Aug 31, 2014 Senegal placed 20 people who were exposed to the nation’s first Ebola case under surveillance, including the patient’s family and medical workers, Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck said. The 21-year-old college student from Guinea came in a six-passenger vehicle across a land border about three... »

Ebola case in Senegal raises the alarm

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

CBSNews.com August 31, 2014 DAKAR, Senegal – The World Health Organization says it is treating Senegal’s first confirmed Ebola case “as a top priority emergency.” In a statement distributed Sunday, the WHO said it would address as quickly as possible Senegal’s “urgent need” for support and supplies including personal protective equipment for health workers.... »

Ebola breakthrough as new drug cures all monkeys in trial…(Which Strain!?…This Has Mutated 300 Times!)

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

The experimental drug ZMapp has cured all monkeys infected with Ebola in a new clinical trial, leading to hope that a treatment for the disease has finally been found By Sarah Knapton TelegraphUK 29 Aug 2014 A treatment for the deadly Ebola virus may have finally been found after scientists reported that a drug... »

Health workers strike at major Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone…(This Is NOT Going To End Well)

Sunday, August 31, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Umaru Fofana and James Harding Giahyue Courant.com August 31, 2014 FREETOWN/MONROVIA— Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday, a further blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus. Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West African... »

It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Now it’s moving into Africa’s cities.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Todd C. Frankel TheExtinctionProtocol.com August 30, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children’s hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy. His diagnosis became clear three days after he was admitted. The Ola During hospital — the nation’s only pediatric center — was forced to close its... »

Frankfurt authorities prepare for Ebola

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

Emily Sherwin DW.de 29.08.2014 Are we ready for Ebola? It’s a question the German media have been asking for weeks. Frankfurt Airport has come under particular scrutiny due to its size. But could Frankfurt really be an entry point for the disease? Ebola continues to rage in Africa. So far, the virus has claimed... »

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before research was published

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

Heather Saul IndependentUK Saturday 30 August 2014 Five co-authors of the latest study on Ebola were killed by the virus before their research was published, highlighting the huge risks undertaken by those working to combat its spread. The study, published on Thursday, discovered the virus has mutated many times during the outbreak in West... »

D R Congo confirms 7 new cases of Ebola in 2nd outbreak – reported number of cases in W. Africa explode: 550 in one week

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtcol.com August 30, 2014 KINSHASA, DR – Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have confirmed seven new Ebola cases in the northwestern Equateur Province, bringing up to 13 the number of people who had contracted the deadly virus in the province, a U.N.-run radio station said Friday. “There are now 13... »

Ebola test underway for Gatineau, Que., child in isolation

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

‘Young girl’ feeling sick after returning from trip to Sierra Leone CBC.ca Aug 30, 2014 A young girl from Gatineau, Que., is in isolation after feeling sick upon returning from visiting family in Sierra Leone, one of the west African countries hard hit by this year’s Ebola outbreak. Dr. Jean-Pierre Courteau, medical officer of... »

Ebola Outbreak Spreads To 6th African Nation: 20 Cases In Senegal

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/30/2014 Despite border closures, flight bans, cordoning off the sick (and healthy), and rubber (and live) bullets and tear gas on ‘protesters’; the world’s worst outbreak of Ebola just keeps spreading, now to a sixth African nation. Just day after Congo (5th nation) reported cases of Ebola, as The BBC... »

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