Tag archive for ‘Ebola’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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 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

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

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

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 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 On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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 On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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 On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Dr. Kent Brantly update: Brantly Family Statement released

In a follow-up to a earlier story  on the condition of Samaritan’s Purse physician working in Liberia, Dr. Kent Brantly, the doctor who contracted the dangerous Ebola virus about a week ago, his wife, Amber More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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 Robert On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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‘Ebola poses little risk to the U.S. general population’: CDC

During a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) telebriefing Monday (Telebriefing starts at the 36 minute mark) on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Deputy Director, National Center for Emerging & More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2014

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 On Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Ebola update: Historic outbreak continues spinning out of control, 100 new cases reported

The West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has now nearly tripled the previous largest outbreak (Uganda 2000-2001, which had 425 cases) and it seems that it is truly out of control. This is rather unusual More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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...

By Robert On Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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 On Friday, July 11th, 2014

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...

By Robert On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak: WHO calls on border countries to prepare, trade and travel restrictions would make matters worse

The World Health Organization (WHO), in a grim warning to the neighboring countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, says to prepare for the arrival of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), as the virus had the potential More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

WHO calls for ‘drastic action’ as West Africa Ebola outbreak now a ‘sub-regional crisis’

Brazzaville, 25 June 2014 — As the number of deaths and cases of Ebola virus continues to rise in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization is warning that drastic action is needed. Public More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: MSF says ‘We have reached our limits’

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which saw it’s beginnings in February 2014, has grown and spread to become the largest and deadliest outbreak of the lethal virus since first seen in Zaire in 1976. More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Spain issues health alert over suspected imported Ebola case

UPDATE 6/26/14: False Alarm In Spain: Ebola Test Negative In Suspected Case A patient demonstrating symptoms resembling that of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) during a flight from Morocco to Spain is currently hospitalized More...



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