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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 The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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‘Facing Darkness’ returns to cinemas tonight for encore screening

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. SCREENING TIME: Monday, April 10, 2017; 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 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 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 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 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...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Four AG Pastors die from Ebola while serving in Liberia

While the Ebola outbreak continues in Africa, four Assemblies of God pastors have reportedly also passed away after contracting the Ebola virus. Image/CDC According to AG World Missions in a Sept. 4 statement, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Rick Sacra, Missionary doctor infected with Ebola, comes to US for treatment

The latest American to be infected with Ebola while working as a missionary doctor in Africa has been flown in to the Nebraska Medical Center in order to receive treatment. Missionary doctor Rick Sacra, 51, arrived More...

By Herman Cummings On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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The Truth of Genesis: When was the beginning and has ‘The End’ begun?

When was the beginning? The beginning of what? Woodcut for “Die Bibel in Bildern”, 1860 byJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld Billions of other universes were created by God (Yehovah) beginning quadrillions More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Nigerian community protests Ebola quarantine center, another center attacked

Citizens from the Down Quarters area of Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State staged a peaceful protest on Wednesday over the proposed location of an Ebola quarantine center within the community. This comes More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Nurses Play a Vital Role During Dangerous Outbreaks

The recent Ebola outbreak has killed more than 1,200 people in West Africa, making it the region’s deadliest battle with Ebola since the virus was discovered in 1976. In the trenches, nurses not only treat patients More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Ebola patient headed for Emory

A plane took off yesterday afternoon headed for Liberia to retrieve the two Ebola patients, Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who worked at a medical center operated by the North Carolina-based Samaritan’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Peace Corps, Samaritan’s Purse leaving West Africa because of ‘increasing spread of the Ebola virus’

The immensity of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has made some volunteer and humanitarian agencies decide to pull out of the “hot zone” countries of that area of Africa. Public More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Dr. Kent Brantly reported in ‘grave condition’ as he battles Ebola

UPDATE: Dr. Kent Brantly update: Brantly Family Statement released In an update on the condition of Samaritan’s Purse physician working in Liberia, Dr. Kent Brantly, the Christian Post reports the Fort More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Samaritan’s Purse doctor, Kent Brantly, stable after Ebola virus infection

Dr Brantly, working in Liberia, has tested positive for Ebola photo/Samaritan’s Purse  A spokeswoman for an Samaritan’s Purse says the American doctor who contracted Ebola is receiving intensive More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Dozens of new Ebola cases and deaths reported in West Africa, Sierra Leone’s Dr. Khan still alive according to health ministry

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has increased both in cases and fatalities during recent days according to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa today.  Between 18 – 20 July 2014, 45 More...


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