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One man has died of Ebola in the U.S. and he came here from Liberia. Two of the nurses that tended him are in intensive care and likely to survive. A third was thought to be infected, but wasn’t. That news has been sufficient to keep most Americans calm as the media has done its …

The possibility of infection during and after a defensive gun use has long been a matter of concern. On the positive side, guns give you some “stand off” distance; they are effective without coming into direct contact with the attacker.  On the negative side, if you have to shoot someone, there will be lots of …

  by Thomas Madison, Powdered Wig Society Stopping an Ebola epidemic in the United States is not rocket science. In fact it is the most basic common sense. However, we have a president completely deficient of common sense, with no leadership experience whatsoever, and an apparent indifference towards the health and welfare of the millions …

“Our own research shows that Ebola Zaire enters human lung cells from the airway side.” While Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization officials continue to insist Ebola cannot be transmitted by air from one person to another, an Army manual clearly warns the virus could be an airborne threat in certain circumstances. These …

   GOODBYYYYYYE! OBAMA EBOLA LAXNESS IGNORES US-FUNDED STUDIES President’s claim that chances of a US breakout are slim runs counter to air-travel based research, which showed them to be very high. By Mark Langfan, Arutz Sheva, via Israel National News Barack Obama in Jerusalem A US government-funded September 2, 2014 scientific quantitative transmission analysis study  …

 by Kristin Tate, Breitbart HOUSTON, Texas — As Thomas Eric Duncan — the Liberian man who brought Ebola into the U.S. — was receiving treatment at a Dallas hospital last week, Reverend Jesse Jackson traveled to Dallas to ensure that the patient received the best medical care that “America has to offer.” But now that a Texas …

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), on behalf of 34 NGOs battling Ebola in West Africa, has warned that the number of cases is doubling roughly every three weeks and the globe has only four weeks to stop the crisis from spiraling out of control. Aid organizations have called for a six-point plan to combat the …

The man leading the UN response to the Ebola epidemic, Dr. David Nabaro, says Ebola poses a worse threat to humanity than HIV or SARS and the global effort to combat it is woefully inefficient and that he needs $30 million now. Nabaro was speaking after various presentations on how to combat the disease, including …

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 …

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report Tuesday predicting as many as 550,000 to 1.4 million cases of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone alone, by the end of January. The CDC calculations are based, in part, on assumptions that cases have been dramatically underreported. Other projections haven’t …

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has the potential to alter history as much as any plague has ever done. There have been more than 4,300 cases and 2,300 deaths over the past six months. Last week, the World Health Organization warned that, by early October, there may be thousands of new cases per week in Liberia, Sierra Leone, …

Mike Dickinson, the unhinged Virginia Democrat who once sought the House seat formerly held by Eric Cantor, now claims to have a radio program and says he intends to pray that God would murder everyone in the NRA with Ebola. On Sunday, he issued this tweet: But, Examiner reported Monday, that wasn’t enough. He followed …

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the expected arrival of thousands of students …

The head of the Centers for Disease Control in the United States warned this week that the situation in west Africa remains grim following the deaths of more than 1,500 people due to the Ebola virus. “I wish I didn’t have to say this, but it is going get worse before it gets better,” CDC …

What would a global pandemic look like for a disease that has no cure and that kills more than half of the people that it infects? Let’s hope that we don’t get to find out, but what we do know is that more than 100 health workers that were on the front lines of fighting …