Tag Archives: ebola

  • Ebola Hysteria Raises Key Question: Who Decides Who Will Live or Die?

    Aug 9, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *I am sure there are no easy answers to the question raised in the title of this article. The 800 lives already taken by the disease, not including the two health care professionals who lost their lives in the process of caring for the victims, continues to create hysteria in the wake of anyone showing […]

  • Dr. Rapp: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Put Facts before Fear

    Aug 7, 14 by K. B. Rapp, M.D. Leave a comment

    *The fear of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever has gone worldwide and understandably so. There have been at least 319 deaths in Guinea,, 224 deaths in Sierra Leone, and 129 deaths in Liberia as of July 31st. The U.S. placed its second Ebola patient in an isolation ward at Atlanta’s Emory University hospital yesterday.  Spain is […]

  • NIMBY! Atlantans Concerned About Ebola Patients Receiving Treatment in the City

    Aug 5, 14 by Angela P. Moore 2 Comments

    *The Ebola epidemic is the worst outbreak in history and it is steadily wreaking havoc across West Africa. So far, this frightening disease has killed 887 lives and over 1600 cases have been documented. In addition, the numbers are not slowing down. Two American missionary/medical workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were transported over […]

  • News You Can Use: How Deadly Ebola Virus Can Spread

    Aug 1, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via MSN News) – For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it is not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes – like humans – use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no action to limit international travel in the region. The airlines association […]

  • Watch: Ebola Victim Who Sparked Fear of a Global Outbreak Was Headed Home to Minnesota

    Jul 30, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *Patrick Sawyer, 40, died of the horrific Ebola disease, in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday, before he could step foot on the plane that would have brought him home to his wife in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. The Sawyer’s are originally from Liberia, but have relatives in the States as well as in West Africa. Patrick was […]

  • Deadly Ebola Outbreak Kills 13 in Uganda

    Jul 29, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Reuters) – An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has killed 13 people in Uganda and efforts are under way to contain the hemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Saturday. There is no treatment and no vaccine against Ebola, which is transmitted by close personal contact and, depending on the strain, […]