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By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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US State Department: Crime, civil unrest and armed conflict prompts warning for DR Congo

The US Department of State made two moves on Friday due to dangers in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Image/State department twitter page First, State Dept. officials advise against travel Eastern More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Africa: Islamic State terrorists attack leaves over 12 dead despite citizens battling ebola outbreak

(International Christian Concern) –On September 22, 2018, militants from the Allied Defense Forces(ADF), a terrorist organization based out of Uganda, attacked Beni, a small town in Eastern Democratic Republic More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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#MeToo: Obama CDC head Tom Frieden arrested for groping a woman in New York

A Brooklyn District Attorney confirmed that the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under President Obama, Tom Frieden, was arraigned in New York on Friday afternoon and released More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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‘Invisible Killers’ highlights dangers of Influenza, Ebola, Smallpox: premieres on March 29

Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most lethal More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Fathom Events, Samaritan Purse adds ‘Facing Darkness’ encore screening for April 10

FACING DARKNESS is a new documentary that tells the story of how Samaritan’s Purse raced against time to rescue two of their own team stricken with the deadly Ebola virus. The one-night cinema event also includes More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Ebola vaccine: Promising phase I trials

“The results for tolerability, safety, and the immune response to the vaccine candidate are very promising,” explains Prof Marylyn Addo. The antibodies which developed against the virus were still detectable More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Ebola ‘flare-up’: Last patients discharged, 42-day clock has begun

Liberia’s and Guinea’s last known Ebola patients in a latest flare-up of the disease that hit both countries have now been discharged. All remaining contacts of confirmed cases that were placed under a 3-week More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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‘Outbreak News’ returning to the Tampa Bay airwaves

PRESS RELEASE The Global Dispatch Inc. is happy to announce the return to the airwaves of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show in the Tampa Bay area. After a short hiatus, Microbiologist and Editor of the news More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Maine nurse Kaci Hickox defies Ebola quarantine, goes for a bike ride

Nurse Kaci Hickox has followed through on her promise (some are calling it a “threat”) to defy Maine’s quarantine for health care workers, who treated Ebola patients, by leaving her home on a bicycle. Hickox, More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Dr Craig Spencer identified as Ebola victim in New York City, celebs make jokes

The first official case of Ebola was diagnosed in New York City on Thursday as the physician was quarantined. The reaction from some celebs: make wise cracks on Twitter. Ebola virus Image/CDC After Dr. Craig Spencer More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Michael Moore tweets on Ebola, insulting pro-life, creationists and Texas

The controversial filmmaker Michael Moore Tweeted Saturday, attempting to joke about Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan by insulting Texans, pro-life supporters and creationists. Duncan is the first person to die More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Biden, Gore staffer, Ron Klain, named Ebola czar – resume highlights listed

As part of the Obama dministration’s response to the Ebola crisis, President Obama announced today that he plans to appoint Ron Klain, Vice President Joe Biden’s former chief-of staff, as his Ebola More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Officials report man’s death on plane to New York from Nigeria is not Ebola related

A man died on a plane from Nigeria landing at Kennedy Airport in Queens early Thursday after vomiting and experiencing chest pains. The Centers for Disease Control and Health Department officials raced to run a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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WHO: Ebola outbreak in the west is ‘unlikely’

A major outbreak of Ebola in the US and elsewhere in the West is unlikely given the strong health systems, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. US federal health officials will appear before a congressional More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 12th, 2014
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Ebola in the US: Frieden calls Texas case a ‘Breach of Protocol’, Sen John McCain wants an ‘Ebola Czar’

With the early morning report of the first domestically acquired case of a Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Dallas hospital employee, a female nurse, the upper brass at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Airplane cabin cleaning crews use Ebola scare as reason to strike, seeking union

Airplane cabin cleaning crews at New York’s LaGuardia International Airport began a strike, citing, in part, possible exposure to the Ebola virus. Around 200 Air Serv employees who work on domestic flights to More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Ebola screening expected to increase at airports as Ashoka Mukpo back in US

Another American patient with Ebola arrived in the United States on Monday, reminding the nation that the virus killing thousands of people in West Africa will likely continue crossing U.S. borders. Ashoka Mukpo, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Darryl Williams to lead 3,000 troops in ‘War on Ebola,’ Lamar Alexander compares it to ISIS

President Obama has announced the new plan to combat Ebola with troops deployed to Liberia, Africa to set up a command center and oversee 3,000 troops to assist with training new health workers and setting up new More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Discovery, ABC to air ‘Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak’ with Dr Richard Besser

Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health announced that the networks will simulcast EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK which premieres Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10PM. Discovery and ABC News partner to bring viewers More...


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