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Ebola Outbreak


Now that Ebola “patient zero” has been confirmed in the United States, it’s clear that Ebola is spreading far beyond the control of any government or health department. Just weeks ago, President Obama promised Ebola wouldn’t arrive in the United States, but now it’s here. Here are the highlights of what you need to be …

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Concern over the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States is “way overblown” right now thanks to panic induced by mainstream media and the federal government, according to former Republican congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul. Paul, known for his conservative libertarian stances against many forms of government intervention, said during an …

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The United Nations and non-governmental organizations believe an Ebola crisis that continues to strengthen in the coming months will cause food shortages that could devastate regions in West Africa hit hardest by the virus. The UN World Food Program (WFP) said it is ramping up efforts to feed more people in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra …

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He didn’t yell “bomb,” but he might as well have. Common sense dictates you might not want to joke that you have Ebola on a crowded airplane several thousand miles in the sky. And yet, as Fox News Latino reported, an unidentified man did just that this week during a flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican …

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Airplane cabin cleaning crews at New York’s LaGuardia International Airport began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, citing, in part, possible exposure to the Ebola virus. Meanwhile, a poll found most Americans want flights banned from Ebola-ravaged areas. Around 200 Air Serv employees who work on domestic flights to LaGuardia began their strike on Wednesday evening. …

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Spreading from the heart of West Africa to the cowboy capital of the world, the ongoing Ebola epidemic shows no sign of abating. Hitting half a dozen countries in as many months, here’s a brief timeline of the worst public health crisis in modern times. Source: RT     More on EBOLA: VIDEO– Washington press …

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Regulators in the United States have approved an experimental drug for treating patients suffering from the Ebola virus one week after health officials in Dallas, Texas diagnosed a Liberian national with the deadly disease. On Monday this week, drug makers Chimerix announced that the US Federal Drug Administration has approved the use of its brincidofovir …

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Now that Ebola “patient zero” has been confirmed in the United States, it’s clear that Ebola is spreading far beyond the control of any government or health department. Just weeks ago, President Obama promised Ebola wouldn’t arrive in the United States, but now it’s here. The CDC is promising that they can keep it all under …

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has confirmed that the first US diagnosed Ebola patient, who is now in serious but stable condition in Dallas, had contact with children before he showed symptoms of the virus. The patient, a male according to reports, was admitted on Sunday to an isolation unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital after …

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What Is Ebola? Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal hemorrhagic disease that first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks. One outbreak was in Sudan and the other was in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a village near the Ebola River — from which the disease got its name. The Ebola …

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All Sierra Leone’s six-million population have been confined to their homes. The three-day shutdown is a desperate bid to fight the outbreak, as US health officials warn the disease could spread to over half a million people. “Today the life of every one is at stake, but we will get over this difficulty if all …

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