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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TMZ: NBC Medical Correspondent Nancy Snyderman caused a maid to get fired ... and it's all because Nancy violated her Ebola quarantine by taking a drive to a local restaurant. Turns out the chef at The Peasant Grill near Princeton, NJ -- where Nancy went last week to grab some grub -- is the brother of ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) — “If the president will not act, then leaders of Congress should reconvene Congress,” Sen. Ted Cruz, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, tellsBloomberg’s Jonathan Allen. • Says U.S. Ebola policy “seems to be driven from the White House,” which hasn’t acted urgently enough on threat • “It seems to be dictated by politics ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NBC NEWS: President Barack Obama is expected to issue an executive order Thursday paving the way for the deployment of National Guard forces to Liberia to help contain the Ebola outbreak there, sources told NBC News. The sources said that eight engineers and logistical specialists from the Guard, both active-duty and reservists, would probably be included ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE DAILY BEAST: With the Ebola panic, there’s a serious problem in Africa, but as far as the ‘round-the-clock coverage in America is concerned, do you feel it’s overblown? It strikes me as reinforcing the xenophobic, Old World line of thinking that Africa is the “Dark Continent” where diseases emanate from. No, I disagree. And I’m ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: The Centers for Disease Control told the incoming Obama administration in 2008 that it should establish 18 regional disease detection centers around the world to adequately safeguard the U.S. from emerging health threats like Ebola, according to an agency memo. But six years later, as the government struggles to contain the fallout from a ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via CBS NEWS: In the case of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who flew commercially as she was becoming ill with Ebola, one health official said "somebody dropped the ball." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that Vinson called the agency several times before flying, saying that she had a fever with a temperature of ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and nurses treating him worked without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released by the nation’s largest nurses’ union. Among those nurses was Nina Pham, 26, who has been hospitalized ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) - Inside the Corgenix lab in Broomfield, revolutionary research is taking place on Ebola. Scientists at the company are working on a new test — called a lateral flow dipstick type test — that can identify Ebola in 10 minutes, much faster than current methods that can take three days to diagnose. “I think ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- The leader of the small Caribbean island of St. Lucia issued an order Wednesday to immediately bar entry to travelers coming from three West African nations overwhelmed with Ebola epidemics. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony announced that all visitors from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are prohibited from entering St. Lucia until further ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

More ABC news videos | ABC Health News Vinson will be flown to Atlanta for treatment at Emory University. Excerpted from ABC News: The Dallas nurse who traveled to Ohio before being diagnosed with Ebola had flown to Cleveland to prepare for her wedding, Cleveland officials said today. Amber Vinson, 29, a nurse at the Dallas hospital ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Washington (CNN) -- In an unprecedented move to protect U.S. troops that might be exposed to Ebola, U.S. military commanders are being given the authority to quarantine troops for 21 days at a Defense Department facility where they will be monitored for signs of the disease and treated if they do contract the virus, a ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WEEKLY STANDARD: Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings said Ebola "may get worse before it gets better." "But," the public official promised, "it will get better." "There are two things that I harken back to this. The only way that we are going to beat this is person by person, moment by moment, detail by detail. We have ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via BreitbartTV: A statement from National Nurses United on the treatment of Dallas Ebola patient said that “nurses were asked to call the Infectious Disease Department” to learn the policies on how to treat Duncan. The statement, which was played in its entirety on CNN on Wednesday morning, also reports that Ebola training at the ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The yellow fever mosquito, shown in a file photo, has been found in Commerce and Pico Rivera. It is capable of transmitting viruses including dengue and yellow fever, but officials say those viruses aren't currently present in L.A. County. (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Via LA TIMES: A new aggressive daytime-biting mosquito capable of transmitting debilitating and possibly ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hollywood Reporter: Journalists are accustomed to putting themselves in dangerous situations. But with the Ebola virus crisis in West Africa has come widespread trepidation among the public as well as the colleagues of reporters covering the story in Liberia. Infected NBC News freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo has been quarantined and is receiving treatment ...

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related - WATCH - Obama: My "Larger Role' Than "Taking Care Of The American People" Is "My Obligation To Make Sure Africans Are Safe" FACT: The ONLY reason ebola is in the U.S. is because Obama refused to ban travel from Liberia and Liberians. Because of that, ebola-infected Liberian Thomas Duncan got into the country ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BERLIN – A United Nations medical worker who was infected with Ebola in Liberia has died despite "intensive medical procedures," a German hospital said Tuesday. The St. Georg hospital in Leipzig said the 56-year-old man, whose name has not been released, died overnight of the infection. It released no further details and did not answer ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

TORONTO -- A made-in-Canada Ebola vaccine is ready for human trials, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday. Ambrose said 40 healthy American volunteers are being recruited to undergo testing for the VSV-EBOV vaccine in Maryland in order to determine its safety and any side-effects associated with the medicine. Results of the trial are expected in December. "This is ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GENEVA (AP) — The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward gave the grim figures during a news conference in Geneva. Previously, WHO had estimated the ...

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

FACT: The ONLY reason we have ebola in the US is because Obama refused to have a travel ban on Liberia. Case closed. FACT: Had there been that travel ban, Thomas Eric Duncan and his ebola would not have gotten into the US. Case closed. FACT: The ONLY protocol breach that caused the nurse to ...

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