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By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Monkeypox increases in Africa raise concerns

The recent apparent increase in human monkeypox cases across a wide geographic area, the potential for further spread, and the lack of reliable surveillance have raised the level of concern for this emerging zoonosis. Monkeypox/CDC In 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 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, October 25th, 2016
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Where You Should NOT Travel For the Holidays

Being able to travel the world is one of the best benefits of being a free citizen. The world has many interesting places to visit. It can be inspiring and awesome to travel and visit some of the most iconic places 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 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 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...

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 Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Samaritan’s Purse update: Dr. Brantly takes ‘slight turn for the worse’

Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are in stable but grave condition, the Christian Relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse posted on their Facebook page earlier today. Praying Hands (Betende Hände) by Albrecht 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 Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Samaritan’s Purse workers in Liberia showing ‘slight improvement’ in Ebola battle

The Christian International Relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse issued an update on two workers in the West African country of Liberia who have been battling Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) infections. Image/CIA Dr. 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 Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Nigeria: Suspected Ebola case dies in Lagos

A Liberian man, who was in quarantine for “suspected” Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Lagos, Nigeria, has died, according to Nigerian officials. Image/CIA Thursday on a Nairaland.com forum, an individual More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Ebola 2014: West Africa outbreak tops 1,000 cases, situation remains ‘serious’

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has hit a new “milestone” as the World Health Organization reports in an update today than the number of cases have exceeded 1,000. The global health More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Ebola cases up more than 100 in six days, epidemic in Sierra Leone and Liberia ‘precarious’

While the number of new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Guinea was only one in the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the epidemic trend in Liberia and Sierra Leone remains precarious with high More...


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