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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A healthcare worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detained at Newark Liberty International Airport and will be quarantined, in line with a new policy aimed at reducing risk from the Ebola virus, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Friday. "Her next stop was going to be here ...

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials. As CBS 2’s Alice Gainer reported, no other states have ...

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via GATEWAY PUNDIT: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted tweets tonight about the nation’s latest Ebola patient, New York City Doctor Craig Spencer. The two tweets described Spencer as having successfully passed through the CDC’s ‘enhanced screening’ for travelers from Ebola hot zones. Healthcare worker returned through JFK Airport on Oct. 17, participated in enhanced screening ...

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TRUTH REVOLT: Police officers tasked with working the scene around the Manhattan apartment of Dr. Craig Spencer, diagnosed with Ebola yesterday, were caught on camera tossing the gloves and masks they used for their protection into public trash cans. One video (via the Daily Mail) shows two police officers discarding first the crime scene tape used ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

VIA NY TIMES: A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case. The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while health care workers spread out across the city to trace ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials on Thursday were looking into a possible Ebola case in New York City. Sources tell CBS 2 EMS crews picked up Dr. Craig Spencer just after noon Thursday. Sources told 1010 WINS he was rushed from a building on West 147th Street. “Today, EMS HAZ TAC Units transferred to Bellevue Hospital a patient ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Officials are looking into a possible Ebola case in New York City. Sources tell CBS 2 EMS crews picked up a patient just after noon today. “Today, EMS HAZ TAC Units transferred to Bellevue Hospital who presented a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms,” New York City officials said in a statement. “The patient is ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BEIRUT – A Lebanese man who arrived in Beirut from West Africa believing he may have Ebola was reassured by doctors that he is disease free but was still taken into a hospital quarantine on Thursday as a practice run to check the country's preparedness, a health official said. The case initially raised concerns because ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient. U.S. hospitals have over the years come under criticism for undertaking measures that prolong dying rather than improve patients' quality of ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE HILL: The second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola appears to have beaten the virus while receiving care at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The nurse, Amber Vinson, is "regaining strength" and health officials are "no longer able to detect virus in her body," her mother said in a statement. The announcement makes Vinson the ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Vocativ: Rwanda is not cool with the fact that the U.S. and Spain have Ebola. Not cool at all. The African nation about 2,600 miles east of Liberia hasn’t had a reported case of Ebola yet. Perhaps that spotless record is why its government announced Tuesday that it will screen all Americans and Spaniards trying ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNN) -- Freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream and will be allowed to leave Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital said Tuesday. "Just got my results," Mukpo tweeted. "3 consecutive days negative. Ebola free and feeling so blessed. I fought and won, with lots of help. Amazing feeling." The 33-year-old was ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A screenshot from a video of a triatomine, or "kissing bug," that transmits Chagas Disease. (YOUTUBE) Via FOX NEWS LATINO: As the world continues to grapple with the Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa, there's growing concern about another invasive disease whose origin is much closer to home. Chagas – along with its cousins Dengue Fever and ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: The Obama administration announced Tuesday that all U.S.-bound travelers from three Ebola-stricken African countries will be required to fly into one of five airports that are conducting additional screening. The change comes as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle call for a travel ban from those countries -- Liberia, Sierra Leone and ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NBC NEWS: An American doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone last month has gone quietly home after spending six weeks at Emory University’s special biocontainment unit, the hospital said Monday. The doctor, who has asked not to be named for now, was working for the World Health Organization when he was infected. His treatment and ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TOWNHALL: In its weekly update for New York State physicians, the Medical Society of the State of New York wanted to ensure that the doctors within their network were well informed on the threat of Ebola. So, MSSNY President Andrew Kleinman, M.D., told them to make sure they were following the society on Twitter. MSSNY is ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: A woman was filming a dance instruction video when she fell to the ground and, after a moment sitting there, face-planted forward into a deep sleep. A few seconds later, she was awake but struggled to remain alert. This is just one example of the condition — narcolepsy — with which the woman named ...

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Oct 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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