Pandemic

West African locals quarantined at gunpoint grow desperate for food rations as Ebola continues to ravage the region

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: L.J. Devon NaturalNews.com Thursday, August 28, 2014 What were once robust West African villages are now being reduced to ghost towns, as if a nuclear disaster had stricken the area. With Ebola now affecting 2,600 people worldwide, and with a death rate around 90 percent, the viral outbreak has Africans in a panic.... »

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub Port Harcourt

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

BBC.com 28 August 2014 Nigeria has confirmed its first Ebola death outside Lagos – a doctor in the oil hub of Port Harcourt. His wife has been put under quarantine, while a further 70 people in the city are under surveillance. Latest figures show more than 1,550 people have died of Ebola, with at... »

Ebola Could Eventually Afflict Over 20,000, W.H.O. Says

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ALAN COWELL NYTimes.com AUG. 28, 2014 GENEVA — As the tally of deaths from the worst known outbreak of the Ebola virus continued its seemingly inexorable rise, the World Health Organization said on Thursday that the epidemic was still accelerating and could afflict more than 20,000 people — almost seven... »

Ebola outbreak: ‘It’s even worse than I’d feared’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Jacque Wilson CNN.com Wed August 27, 2014 “It’s even worse than I’d feared,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. “Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country. “The sooner... »

New Ebola Outbreak Emerges in Congo as Toll Ticks Up in West Africa

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By SYDNEY LUPKIN ABCNews.com Aug 27, 2014 Two dozen suspected Ebola cases have emerged hundreds of miles from West Africa in what health officials are calling a second “unrelated” outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has already killed more than 1,427 people in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, according to... »

Ebola Devastates West Africa: Revenues Down; Markets Not Functioning; Projects Canceled; GDP Plunges 4%

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/27/2014 The market, in its infinitely rigged wisdom, has concluded that the worst Ebola outbreak in history is a non-event, even though it has put virtually all of western Africa on indefinite lockdown, and as Reuters reports, is “causing enormous damage to West African economies and draining budgetary resources.” In... »

US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH SFGate.com Wednesday, August 27, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse before it gets better. The disease... »

Canada pulling Ebola lab team from Sierra Leone – WHO pulls team after 2nd worker contracts virus

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtocol.com August 27, 2014 August 2014 – AFRICA – Canada is evacuating a three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone after people in their hotel were diagnosed with Ebola. The World Health Organization earlier announced it is pulling a team out of the country. The Public Agency of Canada said in a statement late... »

13 Probable Ebola Deaths & 565 Suspect In DR Congo

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Recombinomics.com August 26, 2014 · Declaration of the epidemic by the Minister of Public Health August 24, 2014 · 13 people died of the disease (CFR 54%), including five health workers, about 24 cases suspects (16 women and 8 men) · 11 people segregated · 24 cases (16 women and 8 men) of Ebola... »

3rd Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY ABCNews.com Aug 27, 2014 A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe. The announcements raised worries about Sierra Leone’s fight against Ebola, which already... »

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