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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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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas nurse who has Ebola has been given plasma to fight the virus taken from the blood of a doctor who beat the disease. The Rev. Jim Khoi, pastor of the Fort Worth church attended by Nina Pham's family, said she received a transfusion of plasma containing Ebola-fighting antibodies Monday afternoon. Samaritan's Purse ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DALLAS (AP) -- They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness. About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were involved in the care of Thomas Eric Duncan after he was hospitalized, including ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WaPo: A day after a nurse who treated an Ebola-stricken patient in Dallas was diagnosed with the virus, public health officials are still trying to figure out how many health-care workers may have had similar exposure. It is still unclear how, exactly, the nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas became the first person to contract ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DALLAS (AP) -- Media reports and a church rector have identified the second Ebola patient in Texas as a 26-year-old nurse infected while caring for a man from Liberia. WFAA-TV in Dallas reported that Nina Pham's family reached out to identify her as the nurse infected with Ebola. A rector at her family's church told The ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BOSTON (CBS) – Medical crews boarded an Emirates flight that landed at Logan Airport on Monday afternoon. Massport says there were five people with flu like symptoms on Flight 237 from Dubai. Ambulances and emergency crews met the flight at the gate. Workers in Hazmat suits walked at least one person off of the plane. Massport says no one ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: A left-wing dark money group that previously accused Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) of literally killing senior citizens is now blaming an Ebola outbreak in West Africa on congressional Republicans. The 501(c)(4) Agenda Project Action Fund is buying airtime for an ad campaign titled Republican Cuts Kill blaming the outbreak of the deadly disease ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The World Health Organization called the Ebola outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times" on Monday but also said that economic disruptions can be curbed if people are adequately informed to prevent irrational moves to dodge infection. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan, citing World Bank figures, said 90 percent ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NY DAILY NEWS: Two people with symptoms similar to the Ebola virus were taken by Fire Department ambulances to a Manhattan hospital, sources said Monday. Both patients were picked up at a New York City address and both are believed to have recently returned to the city from Africa, the sources said. The two — both believed ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Sacramento, CA - (FOX 11 / CNS) Orange County health officials confirmed Friday the first three cases of enterovirus D68, the potentially dangerous respiratory ailment that has been spreading across the country. The three patients are all children and they are unrelated. The Orange County Health Agency did not immediately provide details on when the cases were ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: Louisiana’s state attorney general does not want the ashes of the Ebola victim’s belongings to come into his state. Buddy Caldwell said he would seek a temporary restraining order to block Thomas Eric Duncan incinerated possessions from being disposed of in a Louisiana landfill that specializes in hazardous waste. “We certainly share sadness and compassion ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Lying, completely untrustworthy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden CHICAGO (Reuters) - Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a “protocol breach” caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

BRAINTREE (CBS/AP) – Harvard Vanguard Medical Center in Braintree was evacuated on Sunday afternoon as a man with Ebola-like symptoms was isolated outside the clinic. The clinic confirmed in a statement Sunday afternoon that a patient who had recently traveled to Liberia arrived at Harvard Vanguard complaining of a headache and muscle aches. He was instructed ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: The Dallas home of the female nurse who has tested positive for Ebola has been sealed off with police standing guard outside. The nurse, who works at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, was part of a team caring for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan who died from the virus last week. Her identity ...

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Oct 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

"I think the fact that we don't know of a breach in protocol is concerning because clearly there was a breach in protocol. We have the ability to prevent the spread of Ebola by caring safely for patients."

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: As Ebola continues to ravage West Africa and fears grow that the virus will spread around the globe, enhanced screenings began on Saturday at Kennedy Airport in New York. Travelers coming from three hard-hit African countries are being singled out, having their temperatures taken and questioned about their possible exposure ...

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Oct 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

He wasn't even supposed to be in the country. He lied to get in by saying he hadn't been in contact with Ebola patients, putting countless lives at jeopardy. He is dead filth.

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A single comment about Ebola from one passenger on a flight out of Philadelphia prompted a scare in the air and a dramatic response when the plane finally landed. We want to tell you up front that no one had Ebola on the plane. But this situation demonstrates how public health officials are trying ...

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