Pandemic

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... »

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... »

Kuching on edge as Ebola rumours spread

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheMalaymailOnline.com September 15, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — Rumours that two cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been detected in Kuching has set an uneasy air over the capital of Sarawak. – See more at: According to The Borneo Post, rumours were “spreading like wildfire” that not one, but two cases of... »

Computer model suggests 5,000 Ebola deaths by September 24; hundreds of thousands soon after

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Jonathan Benson NaturalNews.com Monday, September 15, 2014 Based on its current rate of spread, the West African Ebola outbreak is expected to surge in the coming weeks, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS Currents: Outbreaks. Researchers from Northeastern University in Boston have projected that as many as 10,000 cases... »

Expert predicts 1.2 million deaths if Ebola virus goes airborne

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtocol.com September 15, 2014 AFRICA – Econometrics expert Francis Smart has predicted that if the Ebola virus does mutate into an airborne form, 1.2 million people will die from the disease. Smart, from the Michigan State University, published an article in Econometrics by Stimulation in which he outlined the mechanics of his prediction based... »

Ebola: ‘In decades of humanitarian work, I’ve never seen such suffering’ – like something out of a horror movie

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheEconomicCollapseBlog.com September 15, 2014 AFRICA — I wake up each morning – if I have managed to sleep – wondering if this is really happening, or if it is a horror movie. In decades of humanitarian work I have never witnessed such relentless suffering of fellow human beings or felt so completely paralyzed and... »

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