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As Ebola Fear Increases, Here's A Map Of America's Quarantine Stations

As the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola rages on in a cluster of West African nations, the planned evacuation of at least one infected American to the United States raises the question: Are we equipped to deal with the disease here?<p>The answer, in short, is yes — very well. A widespread Ebola outbreak …

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Sierra Leone cyclist reported ‘missing’

• Mohamed Tholley may be fearful of return to homeland – team • Team-mate Moses Sesay found not to have Ebola after tests<p>A cyclist from Sierra Leone’s Commonwealth Games team is reported to have gone missing – just days after his team-mate was tested for the Ebola virus.<p>The team’s mountain bike …

What Actually Happens When A Person Is Infected With The Ebola Virus

The worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history -- happening now in West Africa -- has claimed more than 700 lives, according to the latest count from the World Health Organization. The deaths occurred in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.<p>"This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to …

Ebola test carried out after air passenger death in UK

<b>A test for Ebola has been carried out on a female passenger who died after arriving in the UK from The Gambia.</b><p>The Department for Health said the test on the elderly woman, who landed at Gatwick Airport, came back negative on Sunday afternoon.<p>Some 728 people have died of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and …

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It’s nearly impossible to get Ebola in New York. So why is everyone freaking out?

A man recently returned from West Africa is in the isolation unit at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, after heading to the hospital with possible symptoms of the Ebola virus, the disease that has killed nearly 900 people in West Africa. Though hospital officials now say that it’s unlikely the …

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Sub-zero secret serum saves two American Ebola patients

The current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West African countries has claimed over 700 lives. Ebola is lethal and has no cure, at least, it didn’t …

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Contagion Screenwriter: Ebola Isn't the Pandemic. Fear Is

There is an animal somewhere in Africa — most likely a bat — that has worked out an arrangement with a microscopic agent. The deal is this: the agent …

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Ebola in United States: Research on deadly hemorrhagic fevers Lassa, Marburg and Reston strain.

<i>This</i> <i>article</i> <i>originally appeared in the blog</i> <i>Aetiology</i><i>.</i><p>It’s odd to see otherwise pretty rational folks getting nervous about the news that the American …

Ebola 'hits' Britain! First feared victim of deadly virus quarantined in home

The potential victim is said to have been exposed to the life-threatening disease during a trip to West Africa and became ill when returning to the …

We have Ebola in the US but Africa remains most at risk

Last spring, most people would have guessed that this Ebola outbreak in West Africa would be over by the end of summer. Yet, nine months on, we're in the midst of the deadliest outbreak in history, and one that has defied the odds: it has lasted longer, killed more, and spread further than any …

A Guide for Fliers Worried About Ebola Outbreak | Inc.com

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.<p><b>Q: Why are airlines concerned?</b><p>A: Airlines quickly …

DoD Establishes Ebola Task Force

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has established an internal Ebola task force to evaluate how the department can most effectively support overarching …

Liberia declares state of emergency over Ebola virus

<b>Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has declared a state of emergency as the country grapples with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.</b><p>Speaking on national television, she said some civil liberties might have to be suspended.<p>The Ebola outbreak has also hit Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, …

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Why Ebola is so dangerous

<b>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the world's deadliest to date and the World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency as more than 3,850 people have died of the virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria this year.</b><p>What is Ebola?<p>Ebola is a viral illness of which …

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Here's An Updated Glimpse At The Unprecedented Ebola Outbreak In Africa

An unprecedented Ebola outbreak has hit Africa, and this graphic by AFP provides a glimpse of the problem's scope.<p>There is no known cure for Ebola, which progresses quickly and painfully in humans.<p>A Spanish priest arrived in Spain for treatment, and two Americans are being treated with an …

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It Is Becoming Clear – We Are NOT Prepared For An Ebola Pandemic

The United States is woefully unprepared for an Ebola outbreak. If a pandemic were to erupt, the very limited number of hospital labs and isolation …

Interview with an Ebola Survivor

The Ebola virus is cruel, with a fatality rate of 90 percent. We spoke to a survivor named Saa Sabas to get a sense of the ordeal. It turns out that if you do survive, people might be afraid of you.<p><i>Image via</i> Nigerian Tribune<p>The Ebola virus is merciless. What starts as a sore throat and a headache …

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Ebola outbreak precautions - in pictures

Barack Obama has said a global effort is required to combat the spread of Ebola. The president said the disease – which has claimed the lives of more than 900 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea – can be controlled and contained with the right resources

12 Ebola Questions You're Wondering About

In case you’ve missed it, the deadliest Ebola outbreak is spreading in Western Africa, taking at least 900 lives so far. The U.S. Centers for Disease …

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The Most Destructive Myths About Ebola Virus, Debunked

Myths and rumors about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa are hindering health workers from doing their jobs abroad and causing unnecessary panic and paranoia in the United States. <b>Here's the truth about some of the most common misconceptions about Ebola virus</b>:<p><b>Myth:</b> Ebola virus is airborne, …

Ebola outbreak: Bodies 'dumped in the street’ as Liberia faces panic over virus

As fears of the virus increase, chief medical officer and assistant health minister, says the outbreak has forced a number of hospitals and clinics to close because staff were scared to work in them<p>Liberian medical chiefs warned that their war-shattered health service was being overwhelmed by the …

An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

<i>(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)</i><p>Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.<p>The latest outbreak that …

CDC issues highest level alert amid Ebola outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has raised their emergency response to the Ebola outbreak to level 1.<p>This is the highest level of emergency response at the CDC and, according to an agency spokesperson, it has been activated because of the surge of personnel being sent into the …

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Statement by Commissioner Borg on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

European Commission<p>Statement<p>Brussels, 8 August 2014<p>Statement by Commissioner Borg on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa<p>“Today we have learned that …

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Ebola Experts Warn of an African ‘Apocalypse’

At an emergency hearing Thursday, leaders of the fight against Ebola gave updates on the situation in Africa and the future of the deadly disease’s …