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Ten Things You Really Should Know About Ebola

The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease has been all over the news lately, and of course, many rumors and much misinformation has been spread. …

Fighting Ebola is ‘like changing a tire in a hurricane’

West Africa is grappling with one of the world’s most fearsome and elusive adversaries: the Ebola virus.<p>As of Monday, the World Health Organization …

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 …

Terrifying Ebola 'facts' for enhanced scaremongering

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the worst in recorded history, but it has also led to an outbreak of media scaremongering that really isn’t helping. So to pre-empt further hysteria, here are some terrifying-but-unlikely ‘facts’ about Ebola that may be gracing the front pages soon<p>Ebola …

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 …

Ebola: 30 are tested for deadly virus in UK after Welsh woman quarantines herself

Video Loading<p>Health chiefs have tested 30 people in the UK feared to have the Ebola virus.<p>The revelation came as it emerged a Welsh woman has …

Ebola Outbreak: Armed Liberians 'Poison' Wells Killing Villagers under Pretext of Epidemic

Armed men have allegedly poisoned wells in Liberia's New Georgia in order to kill the residents under the pretext of Ebola outbreak.<p>The water from …

CDC answers questions about Ebola "secret serum" ZMapp

There has been a flood of interest about the experimental serum used to treat the American Ebola patients, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released their answers to common questions that have been popping up. For example:<p>They basically outline that this treatment is still …

The Ebola Outbreak: 'A Dress Rehearsal For The Next Big One'

Until this year, the world had recorded 1,640 deaths from Ebola since the virus was discovered in 1976.<p>Then Ebola appeared in West Africa.<p>So far this year, 887 people have died of Ebola in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Monday.<p>To put that into perspective, more than a third of all …

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 …

The truth about Ebola: battle starts with accurate information

In crisis situations, rumour mills – long a prominent feature of daily life in Nigeria – take on a frenetic urgency. Add the push and reach of social media and the impact grows exponentially. The least any responsible government can do is make available accurate and credible information.<p>Yet when I …

29 Twitter accounts you should follow to understand the Ebola outbreak

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is going on right now, and the efforts to contain it will be underway for quite some time. If you want to stay up-to-date, this Twitter list is a great place to start for English-language news, analysis, and first-person reports.<p>Check it out below. Or click …

Ebola Virus Inflicts Deadly Toll on African Health Workers

Mounting Deaths Increase Strain on Front-Line Medical Staffers; Obama Says Better Infrastructure Can Help Control Virus<p>The number of people to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 932, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, as overworked hospital staff …

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Individuals in an Epidemic | Doctors without borders

The emergency response teams working at the Ebola project in Kailahun are very busy. Resources are limited, and the need is great. I soon became …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Twitter: "Pretty simple graphic from the #CDC http://t.co/WKtAmgrkS4"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>drsanjaygupta</b><p>Nothing stops the panic RT @<b>drsanjaygupta</b>: Pretty simple graphic from the #<b>CDC</b> pic.twitter.com/aJ1Flu4Xp9</b> …

US Government Holds Ebola Virus Patent

In a comment to my post, The US Military and the Ebola Outbreak, Alex Zougle notes:<p>Another dot to connect is that the US Gunverment holds a patent on …

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

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.<p>The latest outbreak that Americans seem to be …

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 …

MAP: This Is The Worst Ebola Outbreak The World Has Ever Seen

This year's Ebola outbreak in Africa is by far the worst the continent has seen since 1976, when the virus was first discovered.<p>The first outbreak in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo claimed 280 lives, and subsequent outbreaks saw similar numbers of cases and deaths.<p>This year, however, …

Four Reasons Why This Ebola Outbreak Is Different

West Africa is cur­rently in the midst of the largest Ebola out­break in his­tory, and it’s only get­ting worse.<p>Nearly 1,000 people have died and …

Ebola can be turned into bioweapon, Russian & UK experts warn

Concerns that the deadly Ebola virus, which has claimed nearly a 1,000 lives in West Africa in recent months, can be used by as biological weapon are …

What Is the Ebola Virus? Everything You Need to Know in 90 Seconds

Ebola hemorrhagic fever can be one of most terrifying diseases on the planet, and the current outbreak in West Africa is concerning for many …

Ebola outbreak: it's not the virus but Africa that's changed

Why do health-care workers in West Africa find this current Ebola outbreak, the worst ever, so difficult to control? The strain of the virus, the …

WHO: Ebola 'an international emergency'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099556_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529389102_48a9d6cb4721c2400c9360000597793f<p><b>The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the spread of Ebola in West Africa is an international health emergency.</b><p>WHO officials said a co-ordinated …

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UN declares Ebola outbreak global ‘international public health emergency’

“I am declaring the current outbreak of the Ebola a public health emergency of international concern,” WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan told a …

FDA eases restrictions on experimental Ebola drug as CDC warns of 'inevitable' spread to US

While Ebola, the deadly disease spreading through parts of West Africa, has no cure, specific treatment or vaccine, there are several experimental …