Pandemic

WHO ‘probing’ whether ISIS fighters got Ebola

Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Beckie Strum NYPost.com January 2, 2015 Islamic State fighters are no match for Ebola.The World Health Organization is investigating whether some ill jihadists have contracted the killer disease, two sources at the agency told The Post. Agency officials are checking if there are Ebola patients at a Mosul hospital 250 miles north of... »

Ebola in the UK: New suspected case in South Gloucestershire, as Scottish nurse worsens

Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

A patient suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus is being transferred to hospital in Swindon, while doctors say Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse already stricken with the disease, has deteriorated to a critical condition By Ben Farmer TelegraphUK 03 Jan 2015 A new patient displaying symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus is being... »

UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘in critical condition’

Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

BBC.com 3 January 2015 A British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone is now in a critical condition, the London hospital treating her has said. The Royal Free Hospital said it was “sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has gradually deteriorated over the past two days”.... »

SKorean Ebola medic flown to Germany for anonymity

Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

By FRANK JORDANS AP.org Jan. 3, 2015 BERLIN (AP) — A South Korean medic exposed to Ebola while working in West Africa has been flown to Germany for treatment because the patient’s anonymity would be better protected there, authorities in Berlin said Saturday. Doctors at Berlin’s renowned Charite hospital said the medic, who had... »

Something’s Up – CDC Sent It’s 2nd Ebola Jet To Dakar

Saturday, January 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Patricia Doyle Rense.com 1-2-15 Hello Jeff – They must be picking up more patients with Ebola. The CDC just dispatched the second Ebola plane to Dakar. Each plane can carry multiple patients. At least two in stretchers and others in chairs.I would say they are bringing minimum of 4 or 5 patients with... »

LIBERIA ‘ABOLISHES’ CREMATION AS EBOLA RESURGES ON BORDER

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

by FRANCES MARTEL BreitBart.com 30 Dec 2014 While it has mostly disappeared from mainstream media headlines in the United States, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa appears to be no nearer to an end. Liberia, a nation that had proclaimed near-victory against the virus, reported a resurgence of cases near its border with Sierra... »

Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Hunt Virus In Asia

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF NPR.org JANUARY 02, 2015 The first step of virus hunting? Catch bats. Ecologist Kevin Olival travels around the world, looking for deadly viruses in bats. In Bangladesh, Rousettus fruit bats live in ancient ruins — and carry signs of Ebola. A few years ago, disease ecologist David Hayman made the discovery of... »

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey monitored around the clock as condition ”could be changing minute-by-minute”

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

The hero medic contracted the disease while treating victims in Sierra Leone and is being given an experimental antiviral drug along with blood plasma from survivors By Martin Bagot Mirror.co.uk Jan 01, 2015 Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey was still being monitored around the clock today as experimental treatments were used to battle the deadly... »

WHO: Number Of Reported Ebola Deaths In West Africa Rises To 7,905

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

HuffingtonPost.com 01/01/2015 BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of reported Ebola deaths in West Africa has risen to 7,905. The WHO says altogether some 20,206 cases of Ebola virus disease have been reported since the outbreak in December 2013. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been the hardest-hit countries in... »

Relentless spread of Ebola continues with Sierra Leone worst hit

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

Euronews.com 02/01/15 The New Year has seen no let-up in the spread of Ebola, especially in Sierra Leone, where President Ernest Bai Koroma is asking people to observe a week of fasting and prayer. The statistics are staggering. Known cases globally have now exceeded 20,000 according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The death... »

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