Pandemic

Rapidly Mutating Ebola Renders Diagnostic Tests Inaccurate – AKA: You May Have a New Strain of Ebola and Test Negative

Saturday, August 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com August 29th, 2014 An international team of scientists — some of whom succumbed to the virus during the course of their research — has sequenced 99 Ebola virus genomes from 78 patients in Sierra Leone, creating a valuable trove of genetic data for scientists and health care workers struggling to bring the growing... »

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal By HealthDay staff WebMD.com FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 The West African Ebola outbreak took a more deadly turn Friday with the World Health Organization announcing an estimated 500 new cases this week — the biggest jump in infections so far. Most... »

Ebola virus is ‘mutating rapidly’, experts warn…” becoming more difficult to diagnose and treat”

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Researchers from Massachusetts claim the Ebola virus is ‘mutating rapidly’ The findings show it is becoming more difficult to diagnose and treat Future vaccines could also be less effective as these mutations continue Study was based on analysis of 78 patients diagnosed in the first 24 days of the outbreak Almost 400 genetic modifications... »

The Ebola virus has spread to Senegal as the deadliest outbreak in history gets worse

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Abby Ohlheiser and Abby Phillip WashingtonPost.com August 29, 2014 As the Ebola outbreak worsens — with the virus mutating, the death toll spiraling and the World Health Organization warning that 20,000 people could eventually be infected — another West African country has confirmed that the deadly virus has crossed its borders. Senegal confirmed... »

Death toll passes 1,550 as Ebola outbreak accelerates, officials say

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtocol.com August 29, 2014 AFRICA – The Ebola outbreak “continues to accelerate” in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The total number of cases stands at 3,069, with 40% occurring in the past three weeks. “However, most cases are concentrated in only a few localities,” the WHO... »

The Ebola Crisis May Become a Food Crisis

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Vice.com August 28, 2014 Every day we seem to be confronted with another piece of startling news surrounding the ebola outbreak, which could now, sources say, could eventually exceed 20,000 cases and has so far left more than 1,500 deaths in its wake. The latest bulletins suggest that international organisations are getting ready to... »

Suspected Ebola cases prompt 30 states and DC to ask for help from CDC

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Friday, August 29, 2014 More than half of the nation, including D.C., is begging the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more information about how to spot potential cases of Ebola. According to ABC News, the CDC has received nearly 70 requests since late July from... »

First Case of Ebola Confirmed In Senegal — A Major West African Hub

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

BusinessInsider.com Aug. 29, 2014 DAKAR (Reuters) – The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday. The minister said the case was a Guinean national who had arrived from... »

US colleges screen some students for Ebola

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

FoxNews.com August 29, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. – College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and... »

Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Alexandra Zavis, Melissa Healy LATimes.com Aug. 28, 2014 The United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world’s worst Ebola outbreak is accelerating and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control. More than 3,000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in four West African countries, and at... »

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