Pandemic

Reports Isis fighters have contracted Ebola are ‘incorrect’, says Iraqi health ministry

Friday, January 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

BEN TUFFT IndependentUK Friday 02 January Reports that Isis fighters in Iraq have contracted Ebola have been refuted as “incorrect” and “unfounded” by the country’s health ministry. Despite reports on Wednesday in the Iraqi paper, al-Sabah, that two cases of Ebola had been reported in Mosul in the north of the country, Ahmed Rudaini,... »

Weaponized Ebola? ISIS Militants Said To Contract Deadly Virus

Thursday, January 1, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 01/01/2015 Forget targeted US airstrikes, ISIS faces a new existential threat. Citing an unnamed source in a Mosul hospital, Iraq’s official pro-government newspaper, al Sabaah, said Ebola arrived in Mosul from “terrorists” who came “from several countries” and Africa. Mashable further confirms, three outlets reported that Ebola showed up at... »

Scottish Ebola Patient Flew Home on Public Flight

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

A newly diagnosed Ebola patient passed through Morocco and London before her flight landed in Glasgow Sunday night. USNews.com Dec. 29, 2014 LONDON (AP) — A health care worker who has just returned from Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in a Glasgow hospital, Scottish authorities said Monday. Scottish... »

How Ebola Roared Back

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

For a fleeting moment last spring, the epidemic sweeping West Africa might have been stopped. But the opportunity to control the virus, which has now caused more than 7,800 deaths, was lost. By KEVIN SACK, SHERI FINK, PAM BELLUCK and ADAM NOSSITER NYTimes.com DEC. 29, 2014 On the flight back to Atlanta, Dr. Pierre... »

Ebola Patient Is Moved to London, and 2 Others Are Tested in Britain

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

By ALAN COWELL NYTimes.com DEC. 30, 2014 LONDON — A health worker who returned from West Africa and was found to have Ebola when she arrived home in Scotland was transferred on Tuesday to Britain’s designated treatment center for the disease in London. The authorities also reported that two more people were being tested... »

Ebola in UK: Two patients being tested for virus at hospitals in Cornwall and Scotland

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

LIZZIE DEARDEN IndependentUK Tuesday 30 December 2014 Two more patients are being tested for Ebola in Scotland and Cornwall. One patient is being examined for possible symptoms at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, Cornwall, and the other – a female heath worker – at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The virus, which had its first... »

First picture of British Ebola victim as doctor who sat next to her on flight back from Sierra Leone says she could have contracted deadly virus by taking off her suit at Christmas Day church service

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Paul Martin

NHS health worker fell ill in Glasgow after return from Sierra Leone She is believed to be Pauline Cafferkey, who is a nurse of 16 years Colleagues believe she may have contracted Ebola on Christmas Day 63 of 70 people on flight from Heathrow to Glasgow have been contacted Dr Martin Deahl sat next... »

Scottish Government Confirms Ebola Diagnosed In Glasgow Patient

Monday, December 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/29/2014 We wonder if England will be reconsidering the secession vote? *SCOTTISH GOVT: CONFIRMED EBOLA CASE DIAGNOSED IN GLASGOW *SCOTLAND: PATIENT IS A HEALTH CARE WORKER, RETURNED FROM SIERRA LEONE DEC. 28 After Japan’s stock market slid overnight following reports of Ebola in Tokyo, one wonders what a recurrence of... »

Costly Mistake: CDC Lab Technician Possibly Exposed to Ebola, Under Watch

Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Rhodi Lee TechTimes.com December 26, 2014 Laboratories operated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been under fire this year for their lapses in mishandling dangerous potentially lethal pathogens including anthrax and a deadly flu strain. It appears, however, that CDC’s series of mistakes that posed risks for some... »

Ebola death toll rises to 7,693: WHO

Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Yahoo.com December 26, 2014 Geneva (AFP) – The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 7,693 out of 19,695 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Friday. The previous toll released December 22 stood at 7,518 fatalities out of 19,340 infected in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Worldwide, the... »

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