Pandemic

A Lab Error Might Have Exposed An Atlanta Technician To Ebola

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

ERIC WALSH, REUTERS BusinessInsider.com DEC. 24, 2014 (Reuters) – A technician at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus due to a laboratory error, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing federal officials. The worker will be monitored for signs of infection for... »

DOCTOR WHO TRAVELED TO LIBERIA TAKEN TO BELLEVUE, TESTS NEGATIVE FOR EBOLA

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

7Online.com Tuesday, December 23, 2014 NEW YORK (WABC) — A doctor who just returned from Liberia was taken to Bellevue Hospital Tuesday, he tested negative for Ebola. The man, 58, was transported from a building on the Upper West Side. He is being evaluated at the hospital. Health officials say the individual did not... »

14 people actively monitored for Ebola in Mich.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

WOODTV.com December 23, 2014 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Fourteen people are currently being actively monitored for the Ebola virus in Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health. The report shows one person is under direct active monitoring, which means they encountered a higher risk of exposure and must be monitored more... »

Death toll from Ebola in West Africa rises to 7,518: WHO

Monday, December 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Reuters.com Mon Dec 22, 2014 (Reuters) – The death toll from Ebola in the three West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,518 out of 19,340 confirmed cases recorded there to date, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The latest data reflect more than 140 new deaths since the... »

Ebola Cover Up: CDC Monitoring 1,400 Active Cases: “Government Effort To Control The Message”

Monday, December 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo December 21st, 2014 SHTFplan.com Though it’s taken a backseat to Ferguson and the Sony hacking story, the Ebola virus remains a threat in the United States. According to Fox News Channel’s investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson, who recently reached out to the Centers for Disease Control, the agency is still very much involved... »

Ebola death toll close to 7,400, says World Health Organisation

Sunday, December 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

WHO figures show more than 19,000 people infected across west Africa, with Sierra Leone accounting for nearly half of total Chris Johnston GuardianUK Saturday 20 December 2014 The death toll from the worst ever outbreak of Ebola has reached nearly 7,400, with just over 19,000 people infected across west Africa, according to the World... »

Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373: WHO

Saturday, December 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

Reuters.com Sat Dec 20, 2014 (Reuters) – The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday. The latest data, posted overnight on the WHO website, reflected nearly 500 new deaths from the... »

CHILD MONITORED FOR EBOLA SYMPTOMS AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MEDICAL CENTER

Friday, December 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

ABC7Chicago.com Dec. 19, 2014 CHICAGO (WLS) — A child was admitted to University of Chicago Medical Center for observation to rule out the Ebola virus early Friday morning. Authorities found the patient had a fever but no other Ebola symptoms during a screening at O’Hare International Airport. The child is quarantined in accordance with... »

Ebola: 11th Sierra Leone Doctor Dies; Fire Destroys Supplies

Thursday, December 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and BOUBACAR DIALLO ABCNews.com Dec 18, 2014 One of Sierra Leone’s most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said. In neighboring Guinea, a fire destroyed medicine crucial to fighting Ebola. The fire engulfed a warehouse at the... »

The Obscure ‘Airline’ That Evacuated US Ebola Patients

Thursday, December 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Patty Doyle Rense.com 12-17-14 At a small, single runway airport in Cartersville, Georgia, a tiny airline got an urgent — and unprecedented — call last week: to fly the only two Americans known to have contracted the Ebola virus from West Africa to the U.S. for treatment. The first flight took off from... »

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