Tag Archives: ebola

  • Uh Oh, Ebola is Still A Problem in West Africa

    Jul 24, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Wired) – Officially, it’s called the Ebola Outbreak of 2014. But it’s 2015 now, and the disease is still infecting people. For the past two months, that rate was about 15 people a week. But in the past two weeks, the rate has doubled. This is bad. Not last summer-bad—when weekly infection rates were […]

  • Good News! Liberia Is Declared Free of Ebola – Officials Sound Note of Caution

    May 11, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *This is the news we’ve all been waiting to hear for some time now. The World Health Organization has declared Liberia free of Ebola on Saturday, making it the first of the three hardest-hit West African countries to bring a formal end to the epidemic, reports the NY Times. “The outbreak of Ebola virus disease […]

  • Ebola Nurse Nina Pham Says Texas Hospital Failed Her and Colleagues

    Mar 2, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Reuters via MSN News) – The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also invaded her privacy and did not properly train her, the Dallas Morning News reported on Sunday. Pham, 26, told the newspaper that chaos hit the […]

  • Perspective: Boko Haram Has Killed More Africans Than Ebola

    Jan 15, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via MSN News) – Although Nigeria was able to tackle the Ebola crisis much more effectively than other African countries, it remains stricken by the insurgency of jihadist group Boko Haram in the north west of the country, a crisis which is proving to be even more deadly than the killer disease. More people have […]

  • TAYO Fatunla’s 2014: The Year that was (#1): Ebola

    Jan 5, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Ebola …The biggest global health scare story of the year, affected severely family and community structures in West Africa in countries such as Sierra Leone and Liberia, forcing people to stop what was once natural to them, such gestures as caring for their sick relatives, shaking of hands or paying their last respects to thousands of the deceased. Nigeria was […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits 2014 Pt. 3

    Dec 29, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *I have been told Happy Holidays on numerous occasions over the past few weeks and it has always been a pleasant experience. Certainly there are more people in the United States that celebrate Christmas than any other holiday this time of year, but to take a more cautious approach and avoid the assumption that the […]