Pandemic

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... »

Ebola Virus Crisis Worsens for Lack of Global Help

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Nations With Resources Have Offered Only a Trickle of Aid By Drew Hinshaw in Monrovia, Liberia, and Betsy McKay in Atlanta WSJ.com Aug. 29, 2014 Kadiatu Barry was dying in her home in Monrovia, Liberia, with her daughter nearby as a local aid worker called 4455 for the country’s Ebola hotline. Five days later,... »

Why I Believe A World-Wide Pandemic Will Bring About Civil War and Ethnic Cleansing in the United States, by S.T.

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Survivalblog.com August 29, 2014 A world-wide pandemic is my worst nightmare. I fear a pandemic more than I fear a nuclear war. We have scientists who have already weaponized the flu virus. http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/421-national-security/8630-scientist-weaponizes-flu-strain-in-bioterrorism-experiment The majority of the American population is just nine meals away from anarchy. The government lawmakers– those who are elected to... »

Another doctor dies in Nigeria after virus reported contained- 100 people under surveillance who had contact

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

TheExtinctionProtocol.com August 29, 2014 PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria – A medical doctor has died of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria’s southern city of Port Harcourt, the first death from the virus outside the commercial city of Lagos, the authorities in Rivers State, of which Port Harcourt is capital, confirmed. State Commissioner for Health... »

Here it is: DNA sequences reveal Ebola’s spread and mutation!

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com August 28th, 2014 DNA sequences reveal Ebola’s spread and mutation The virus was not recognized in West Africa until March of this year, however, when the first case was confirmed in Guinea. Gire said the West African epidemic likely began after a single zoonotic event — in other words, transmission of the virus... »

As Ebola Grips Liberia’s Capital, a Quarantine Sows Social Chaos

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

By NORIMITSU ONISHI NYTimes.com AUG. 28, 2014 MONROVIA, Liberia — Some people are swimming in and out of the Ebola quarantine zone in this seaside capital. One man slips out every day to reach his job at a Western embassy. Another has turned his living room into a tollbooth, charging others to escape through... »

Ebola Vaccine Will Do Little for Current Crisis

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

Kent Sepkowitz TheDailyBeast.com 08.28.14 The National Institute of Health announced today that human trials of the Ebola vaccine will begin next week. But it won’t be ready in time for the West Africa’s crisis. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the branch of the NIH that oversees investigations into infections ranging... »

Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak…(Will Hamper The Testing Procedures!!)

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Brady Dennis WashingtonPost.com August 28, 2014 The Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa has mutated repeatedly during the current outbreak, a fact that could hinder diagnosis and treatment of the devastating disease, according to scientists who have genetically sequenced the virus in scores of victims. The findings, published Thursday in the journal Science,... »

Chaos and Ebola fears in Sierra Leone

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

STEPHEN DOUGLAS TheGlobeandMail.com Thursday, Aug. 28 2014 There’s a frantic feel palpable throughout downtown Freetown these days. A frenetic Ebola fanaticism has taken over, especially now that there are more than 40 confirmed cases within city limits. All talk is of Ebola, from street corner to office block, from cookery shops to bank queues.... »

Regional crisis talks as Ebola death toll tops 1,500

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Chris Stein with Ola Awoniyi in Abuja and Jonathan Fowler Yahoo.com Aug. 28, 2014 Accra (AFP) – Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks on Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed. Nigeria announced that... »

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