Doctor in New York City recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for Ebola Thursday, city’s first diagnosed case. Officials expected the disease to arrive in New York eventually, preparing for months; highlighted challenges of containment of the virus in a crowded metropolis.
As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organizers and other businesses vulnerable to local disruptions.
Forced Ebola vaccinations are just around the corner due to fear of Ebola spreading through the U.S., but do we really want to trust an industry which already puts carcinogenic adjuvants into the vaccines used to “treat” measles, mumps, polio, rubella, cervical cancer, and more?
From the nurses description of the lack of any ebola protocols among the staff and the absence of isolation and protective suiting, it will be a miracle if large numbers of people were not infected. If you think you can have any confidence in health authorities, disabuse yourself of the idea by reading the nurses’ statement:
Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have studied the impact of the drinks in more than 5,000 people.
The East African nation of Rwanda is requiring all visitors from the United States and Spain to self-monitor, fill out an extensive questionnaire and report their medical condition for the first 21 days of their visits because of the Ebola cases that have surfaced in the two Western countries.
Rubber ducks, shower curtains and fast food could be preventing women becoming mothers because they contain chemicals which damage sex drive. Women with highest concentrations of "phthalates" in their bodies more likely to suffer low libido, researchers found. Phthalates used in plastics, disrupt hormones.
“They don’t need the whole suit – as such – because they’re not going to be in contact with any of the people,” the commander of U.S. troops in Africa said.
Would it be wise to have Monsanto handle the production of the cure for the new scare virus, Ebola? For those who said no, unfortunate news is on your way. Monsanto has now invested $1.5 million into Tekmira, the company in charge of making a cure or vaccine for the Ebola virus.
A new study has found that New York City’s rats are hosts to at least 18 new viruses, never before encountered and unknown to science. There is a risk of a “a public health nightmare.”Two pathogens are similar to one that causes Hepatitis C.
P&G brands such as Tide, Pantene, Herbal Essence, and CoverGirl are packed with carcinogens and sold to customers without a warning on the label,asked repeatedly by consumer activist groups to remove these toxins from its products.
United States has minimally invasive test that can detect the Ebola virus to a few seconds.
American researchers working at the Department of Energy have developed the test in a laboratory in Knoxville, Tennessee and now they are attempting to find a partner to commercialize the know-how,
Airports in Russia will be equipped with extra facilities to prevent Ebola virus from spreading, Russian airports will soon receive special equipmen to prevent spread of the virus in the country; government’s press service. Over a thousand African students already under special medical control.
U.S. scientist Peter Jahrling of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease: new strain of Ebola may burn 'hotter and quicker' This would mean that the disease would spread more easil, believes current Ebola outbreak may be caused by an infection that spreads more easily than it did before.
Despite the non-GMO claims by Xochitl (pronounced “so-cheel”) and their Totopos de Maiz original corn chips, the Consumer Reports investigation found that the non-organic (supposedly non-GMO) varieties of the chips contain over 75% GMO corn, after testing 6 different packages.
UN health agency hailed Senegal’s response to Ebola which “included identifying and monitoring 74 close contacts of the patient, prompt testing of all suspected cases, stepped-up surveillance at the country's many entry points and nationwide public awareness campaigns."
The cruise ship carrying a Texas health-care worker who “may have” handled lab specimens from Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is headed back to the United States after Mexican authorities failed to grant permission for the ship to dock off the coast of Cozumel, according to a Carnival spokeswoman.
No restaurants, grocery stores, movie theaters or other places where members of the public congregate. No travel by airplane, ship, long-distance bus, train, restrictions dozens of health care workers who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan asked to follow for 21-day incubation period of the virus.
Republicans increased their calls for restrictions on travel to the U.S. from West Africa. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio,;“a temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries afflicted with the virus is something that the president should absolutely consider."
Health care workers in Dallas hospital that treated a patient who died from Ebola and treated two nurses who contracted the disease never received in-person training on how to treat Ebola patients and avoid spreading the contagious disease, a top hospital official said at Congressional hearing today.
Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries, two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease. Officials credit tighter border controls, patient-tracking, other medical practices, and luck.
The Ebola epidemic, which is out of control in three countries and directly threatening 15 others, may not end until the world has a vaccine against the disease, according to one of the scientists who discovered the virus.
Jamaica has ordered an immediate ban on people who have traveled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, joining a growing number of states to impose such restrictions. The ministry of national security said the ban covered persons traveling from or through" those West African countries, where 4,500 people have died of the disease.
Cuba is a "welcome" addition to the fight against Ebola, a senior US official has said. A state department spokesman said the Cuban government was doing more than many others to contain the disease. "We welcome their support." The US has maintained an embargo on Cuba for more than five decades.
Every new development in the Ebola outbreak in the United States further exposes the incompetent, indifferent and irresponsible character of the official US response to what the World Health Organization has called “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times.”
Researchers from China have discovered what they call the first ‘virological penicillin,’ which may prove to be the next ‘antibiotic for viruses.’ Even better news, it comes in the form of a natural, ancient Chinese herb.
Air France quarantined a passenger airliner and 183 passengers at Madrid’s Barajas Airport, after 4 suspected cases there, including 1 passenger a Spanish missionary who returned from Liberia, was in contact with Ebola patients; rushed to Madrid’s Carlos III Hospital. Moscow, health officials monitoring 2 African students suspected of exhibiting Ebola symptoms
Caribbean island of St. Lucia issued to immediately bar entry to travelers coming from three West African nations overwhelmed with Ebola epidemics. Colombian government announced it would not allow in anyone who has traveled to five African nations within the preceding four weeks.
A second nurse within the United States has been tested positive for the ebola virus at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, despite stringent hospital precautions. The news comes as medical experts continue to debate the possibility of the virus’ mutation and the ease of its transmission.
UN's health watchdog, WHO ; there are 60 days left to contain the Ebola outbreak, 1. It has been here for decades. 2. There is no cure , 3. No adequate response, 4. The West is not prepared. 5. Epidemic cost: Tens of billions of dollars.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, wants to vaccinate the whole country with an experimental Ebola vaccine. GlaxoSmithKline working to create an experimental, fast-tracked Ebola vaccine.
Increasingly large number of individuals will not stand for genetic manipulation of food. Hungary burning hundreds of acres of their GMO corn. Whole Foods to label all GMOs by 2018, other top grocery chains labeling and abandoning GMO-containing products.
The number of new Ebola cases in Africa could grow as high as 10,000 per week, ten times higher than earlier estimates, according to projections the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday.
UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned the UK should prepare for Ebola to get “a lot worse,” called Ebola a “global public health emergency”while London Mayor Boris Johnson said there is “little doubt” a case of Ebola will be found in the UK, most likely in London.
In two months, Russia plans to send new experimental vaccine against Ebola to Africa. The efficiency of the drug, which is to be tested on the ground, is 70-90 percent. Russia’ Virology Institute preparing a whole group of genetically engineered drugs which can work both for disease treatment and prevention.
Survivalists warned families would not cope if epidemic happened now Families 'mus prepare for worst in advance. Experts advise avoiding all human contact, stocking up on supplies. Worst case scenario: flee to uncontaminated area.
Scientists in a Moscow region town andSiberian city of Novosibirsk have produced a vaccine against Ebola. Hopes in the fight against Ebola also lay in Triazaverine, a medicine developed by scientists at the Urals branch of the Academy of Sciences.
Ebola was a disease of remote rural areas that had killed only 1,500 people in 20 previous outbreaks over 40 years. The revolution in transportation means what happens in West Africa today can affect Dallas, Boston, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro tomorrow.
Fears are growing Ebola virus has hit a new continent, missionary in Brazil undergoes tests for the infection. A person in Quebec with symptoms of the Ebola virus is being treated. Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola, who returned from Liberia 22 days ago.
Russian virologists are planning to introduce vaccines to fight Ebola within the next six months, the country's Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova stated Saturday. Russia has begun the creation of special drugs that will also be used for the prevention and treatment of Ebola.
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