Cassidy

5 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Follower | @Cassidy2ogr | Keep up with Cassidy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Cassidy”

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …

The Tragic Story Behind The Dallas Ebola Patient Who Just Died

According to details reported by Kevin Sack in The New York Times, he had just reunited with Louise Troh, the mother of his son, after a 16-year separation. She had moved to Dallas; Duncan lived in a rented room an hour from the center of Monrovia, Liberia's crowded capital, where he worked as a …

Disease

Here's How Many Americans Have Died From Top Causes Since The First Reported Case Of US Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the US to be confirmed with Ebola, just died from the horrific illness.<p>We estimated the approximate number of deaths in the US from various causes in the eight days between Sept. 30, when the CDC confirmed that Duncan had Ebola, and Oct. 8, when he died:<p>We …

Disease

Five US airports to begin Ebola screenings for west Africa arrivals

Announcement comes amid mounting concern that not enough controls in place to prevent deadly disease from entering US<p>Ebola thermal scanners: effective prevention tools or placebo? Ebola: the 10 basic questions you were afraid to ask<p>Passengers travelling from west Africa will face additional Ebola …

Ebola-infected nursing assistant's dog euthanized, Spanish officials say

A dog belonging to a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with<p>Ebolahas been euthanized, health officials in Madrid confirmed Wednesday.<p>In a statement, Madrid's Ministry of Health officials said they had euthanized Excalibur, the tawny mixed-breed belonging to Teresa Romero Ramos, who was diagnosed, …