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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment News MONROVIA, Liberia -- Amid the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, it's easier to get help if you are dead than if you are alive. My producer and I were driving back from an assignment in Monrovia, where we filmed this morning's "Good Morning America" segment, when we saw ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

SALT LAKE CITY – Health officials said they are investigating a possible, yet highly unlikely, case of Ebola at Primary Children’s Hospital. Primary Children’s said it is unlikely the patient has Ebola however officials are taking this opportunity to test the emergency plan they have been working on to provide maximum protection to staff, patients, families ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via KHON2: The Hawaii Department of Health has ruled out Ebola in a Honolulu patient. The patient was in isolation and undergoing testing at Queen’s Medical Center. “After investigation by the health department, it was determined that the individual did not meet the clinical or travel exposure criteria for an Ebola infection,” said Health Director Dr. Linda Rosen. The ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Atlanta Journal Constitution: Two days after a man in Texas was diagnosed with Ebola, a Missouri doctor Thursday morning showed up at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport dressed in protective gear to protest what he called mismanagement of the crisis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Gil Mobley checked in ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused the Obama administration of “underplaying” the threat of Ebola after it was identified in the U.S. In an interview with the Laura Ingraham Show on Wednesday, Paul said the administration was failing to adequately warn the public about the disease because health officials insisted on maintaining “political ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Dallas (CNN) -- Health officials are reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had contact with the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., a spokeswoman with the Texas Department of State Health Services said Thursday. These are people who are still being questioned because they may have crossed paths with the ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Thomas Eric Duncan, Dallas Ebola Man #1, right Excerpted from The Center for Immigration Studies: Look up "likely visa overstay" in the dictionary, and you should find a picture of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who is the first Ebola case diagnosed within the United States, and who is now being treated in a Dallas ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Breaking: The West African who brought Ebola to the USA. #Ebola #EbolaOutbreak #EbolaInAmerica #EbolaQandA pic.twitter.com/WmUJT8b61S— End Cultural Marxism (@genophilia) October 2, 2014 Related - Obama: No Travel Restrictions Or Passenger Screening Will Be Imposed To Protect Americans From Ebola (CNN) -- Who is Thomas Eric Duncan? He is a 42-year-old Liberian citizen, said a ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: The White House said Wednesday it will not impose travel restrictions or introduce new airport screenings to prevent additional cases of Ebola from entering the United States. Spokesman Josh Earnest said that current anti-Ebola measures, which include screenings in West African airports and observation of passengers in the United States, will ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DALLAS (AP) -- The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed. The decision by ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: The man being treated for Ebola in Texas may have arrived in that state via Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia on a United Airlines flight, according to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. A United Airlines representative said the man is believed to have taken a flight from Brussels to Dulles and then ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN Wire: Some school-age children have been in contact with the U.S. Ebola patient being treated in Dallas, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday. The children have been identified and are being monitored for symptoms, he said. Perry spoke at a news conference a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: One year after the debut of healthcare.gov, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) released a video to remind voters of the most enduring lie circulated by President Obama and Senate Democrats about Obamacare: “If you like your plan, you can keep it.” Fact-checking website Politifact dubbed the statement 2013?s “lie of ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from USA Today: Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County's health department said Wednesday. All who have been in close contact with the man diagnosed are being monitored as a precaution, said ...

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner: A former Food and Drug Administration chief scientist and top infectious disease specialist said that several people were exposed to the Ebola virus by the unidentified patient in Dallas, America’s first case, and it’s likely that many more will be infected. Dr. Jesse L. Goodman, now a professor of medicine ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Monrovia (AFP) - A second deployment of United States troops arrived in Liberia on Sunday as part of an eventual mission of 3,000 soldiers helping its beleaguered health services battle the Ebola outbreak. The contingent will be focused on training local health workers and setting up facilities to help Liberia and its neighbours halt the spread ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from KTLA: California’s first cases of a virus that has been spreading across the country were confirmed Thursday by the state’s chief health official. Four cases of enterovirus D68 have been confirmed, all in Southern California. One was in Ventura County; three others were in San Diego County. More instances of the disease were expected as ...

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Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Daily Brew: The tumour in Rob Ford's abdomen, the discovery of which led the mayor of Toronto to drop out of the election last week, is both malignant and rare, according to medical authorities. Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital's surgical team addressed the media today to provide an update on Ford's medical ...

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Sep 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner: There are about 200,000 Africans from countries hosting the deadly Ebola virus who hold temporary visas to visit the United States, greatly raising the stakes it could spread to America, according to a group following the immigration issue. “Based on State Department nonimmigrant visa issuance statistics, I estimate that there ...

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Sep 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TMZ: The doctor who performed the endoscopy on Joan Rivers has been fired by the clinic's board. Sources at Yorkville Endoscopy tell us Dr. Lawrence Cohen stepped down after the board asked him to do so -- however the board isn't directly blaming him for Joan's death. A rep for the clinic confirmed he was ...

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Sep 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from USA Today: Medical officials admitted a record number of children to an Ohio hospital over the weekend because of what they believe to be a rare respiratory virus spreading throughout the country. Although there's been no confirmed cases of the enterovirus at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, officials admitted 540 patients Friday, said Dr. ...

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Sep 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NBC News: The Ebola virus is spreading exponentially across Liberia as patients fill taxis in a fruitless search for medical care, the World Health Organization said Monday. In Sierra Leone, a doctor working for WHO tested positive and was preparing to be evacuated from the country. Meanwhile, the newest U.S. patient, a doctor infected ...

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Sep 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Watch more news videos | Latest world news Excerpted from ABC News: A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say. The disease hasn't been officially identified but officials suspect a rare respiratory virus called human enterovirus 68. According to the U.S. ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Atlanta – Emory University Hospital has discharged two American missionaries treated for Ebola. “Today is a miraculous day,” Dr. Kent Brantly said during a news conference following his discharge from a special isolation unit. “I’m thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family.” Emory officials confirmed that the second patient, ...

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