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  • 'Extremely Critical' Ebola Patient Arrives in Nebraska Hospital

    11/17/2014 5:32:00 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/14 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A surgeon judged to be in “extremely critical condition” with the Ebola virus traveled from his native Sierra Leone and arrived at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha on Saturday.
  • Hemorrhagic fever cases reported in Sudan’s Kordofan

    11/05/2014 8:59:29 AM PST · by wtd · 10 replies
    Radio Tamazuj ^ | November 5, 2014 | Kadugli
    Hemorrhagic fever cases reported in Sudan’s Kordofan About five cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in Kadulgli town in Sudan’s South Kordofan, according to medical sources. A source told Radio Tamazuj that about five children were taken to Kadugli Hospital, amid a media blackout due to a visit by the First Vice President Bakri Hassan Selah to the town today. The visiting vice-president was expected to inaugurate health facilities in the area. Meanwhile, security agents allegedly refused a transfer of one of the suffering children to El Obeid Hospital for treatment. This comes after similar reports in October of...
  • After Negative Ebola Test, Quarantined Nurse Criticizes Treatment at Newark Airport

    10/25/2014 12:52:23 PM PDT · by wtd · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | OCT. 25, 2014 | Anemona Hartocollis Emma Fitzsimmons
    After Negative Ebola Test, Quarantined Nurse Criticizes Treatment at Newark Airport A nurse who tested negative for the Ebola virus but remained under a 21-day quarantine in a Newark hospital on Saturday is angry and frustrated with how she was treated when she returned to the United States from West Africa.
  • United Nations worker infected with Ebola in Africa dies in German hospital despite 'intensive'...

    10/14/2014 5:05:09 AM PDT · by maggief · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 14, 2014 | ANNABEL GROSSMAN
    The 56-year-old man arrived in the country five days ago from Liberia He was being treated in isolation unit at St Georg hospital in Leipzig The aid worker was one of three people being treated for Ebola in Germany Local health officials said last week the patient was a Sudanese doctor A United Nations worker infected with Ebola has died in hospital in Germany despite intensive medical treatment. The 56-year-old man was being treated at the St Georg hospital in the eastern German town of Leipzig after being admitted five days ago, according to local officials. Local health officials said...
  • American cameraman recovering from Ebola speaks out

    10/13/2014 2:15:25 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 32 replies
    cbs news ^ | 10-13-2014
    Mukpo became infected while working as a freelance cameraman for Vice News, NBC News and other media outlets in Liberia. Ashoka Mukpo tweeted from Nebraska Medical Center, where he is receiving care in the hospital's isolation unit. Mukpo is receiving an experimental Ebola drug called brincidofovir and IV fluids -- similar to the treatment Ebola patient Rick Sacra received during his three weeks at Nebraska Medical Center. Last week, Mukpo received a blood transfusion from Dr. Ken Brantly, the first American patient transferred to the U.S. for Ebola treatment. Sacra also got two blood transfusions from Brantly. Friends are turning...
  • The 2nd US Ebola Patient Has Been Identified

    10/13/2014 1:35:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/13/2014 | Pamela Engel
    The second person to show Ebola symptoms on US soil has been identified as Nina Pham, a 26-year-old nurse. Pham's family confirmed her identity on Monday. She was diagnosed with Ebola on Sunday and is the first person to contract the disease in the US. Pham is currently in "clinically stable" condition, according to officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pham is reportedly a nurse in Dallas who was caring for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Duncan contracted the disease in Liberia and then traveled to the US, where he first started...
  • Is Ebola about to go wild?

    10/12/2014 6:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 108 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | October 12, 2014 | Professor William A. Jacobson
    The protocol “works” in Dallas, but health worker “breaches protocol” and contracts disease.No, of course not, because we have it under control. Oh, wait, ‘Heroic’ Health Worker Becomes Second U.S. Ebola Case: "A Texas health care worker who cared for Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the disease, hospital officials said Sunday. The worker became infected despite wearing full protective gear while treating Duncan, who later died from the disease, during his second visit to the hospital. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed by the Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, it...
  • 'Protective clothing doesn't work against Ebola': (Outrage after Spanish nurse catches virus)

    10/07/2014 8:35:44 AM PDT · by Fenhalls555 · 62 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 7 October 2014 | Damien Gayle, Lizzie Parry & Stephanie Linning
    Anger was growing in Spain today over how a nurse became infected with Ebola as it was claimed the protective suits given to health officials were not good enough. Four suspected Ebola patients are now in hospital in Madrid after the nurse was confirmed as the first person to catch the virus outside of West Africa. The escalation in Spain's Ebola outbreak comes as officials revealed 30 people were being monitored for symptoms, including the woman's husband. It has also since emerged that a week before she tested positive for Ebola she had contacted health workers to complain of a...
  • Madrid to Kill Dog of Spanish Nurse Infected With Ebola

    10/07/2014 1:58:02 PM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 26 replies
    Time ^ | 10/07/14 | staff
    Madrid’s regional government said it would kill the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola — overcoming the family’s objections on Tuesday with a court order. The nursing assistant was the first person infected outside of West Africa, after caring for a Spanish priest who died of Ebola last month. Authorities have three people under quarantine and said that available scientific knowledge indicates there’s a risk the dog could transmit the deadly virus to humans.
  • Ebola strikes UN mission in Liberia

    10/09/2014 2:16:10 PM PDT · by Prospero · 19 replies
    The New Dawn (Liberia) ^ | 10/9/2014 | Bridgett Milton
    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of UNMIL, Ms Karin Landgren, has confirmed here that an international staff of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has tested positive of the deadly Ebola virus. The staff member, who works for UNMIL medical team, is currently receiving treatment. According to a press statement issued in Monrovia on Wednesday, SRSG Ms. Karin Landgren said this is the second case of Ebola within the mission. An earlier probable case resulted to the death of a staff member on 25 September 2014... Meanwhile the Mission is extending the robust review...
  • Norwegian woman infected with Ebola

    10/07/2014 5:01:59 AM PDT · by tomkat · 24 replies
    Norway News ^ | 06.10.2014 04:54pm, Mon. GMT | (VG)
    Doctors Without Borders confirms that one of our organization’s Norwegian field workers in Sierra Leone has tested positive and has been diagnosed with bleeding fever ebola, confirms Anne Cecilie Kalteborn in MSF’s Norway branch to Norwegian media VG. The Norwegian health worker is tonight being flown with an ambulance flight from the capital Sierra Leone. She will probably land in Norway Monday night or Tuesday night.- We are working to transport our colleague home as soon as possible, says Kaltebotn. The woman, who has been working for MSF in Sierra Leone’s second city Bo, has according to VG’s sources been...
  • Ebola outbreak: Spread of deadly disease across Europe is 'unavoidable', warns WHO-[22 monitored]

    10/07/2014 3:34:07 AM PDT · by sunmars · 133 replies ^ | Oct 7, 2014 | James Rush
    <p>Breaking just now on news channels this morning. many more under qurantine but 4 more hospitalized with symptoms of Ebola in Madrid including husband.</p>
  • Ebola in Spain: Nurse 'infected in Madrid'

    10/06/2014 11:10:43 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    BBC News ^ | October 6, 2014
    A Spanish nurse who treated an Ebola victim in Madrid is thought to be the first person to have contracted the virus outside Africa, health officials say. The nurse tested positive for Ebola in initial tests and doctors are awaiting final results, according to reports. She was part of the team that treated Spanish priest Manuel Garcia Viejo, who died of Ebola on 25 September.
  • Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

    10/06/2014 11:56:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    CNN Health ^ | October 6, 2014 | Ben Brumfield and Josh Levs
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak. Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus. She had helped treat a Spanish missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa. The missionary died after returning to Spain. The news came amid growing fears in the United States that the disease could spread. Texas Gov.: Quarantines at borders To avoid an outbreak, the federal government should start enhanced screening and quarantines at borders, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Monday...
  • 'We thought he was crazy and begged him not to go back': Parents of NBC reporter with Ebola

    10/06/2014 11:06:04 AM PDT · by dennisw · 20 replies
    dailymail ^ | 6 October 2014 | By Louise Boyle
    'We thought he was crazy and begged him not to go back': Parents of NBC reporter with Ebola reveal how he refused to listen to pleas to stay in the U.S. as they meet his air ambulance in Nebraska Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman from Rhode Island, is being treated at Nebraska Medical Center and is in 'good spirits' but tired He was flown in on a medical flight from Liberia on Monday The 33-year-old returned to Liberia on September 4 and had been working with NBC when he fell ill last week He may have contracted the virus while...
  • Spanish nurse being tested for Ebola contracted in Madrid - media

    10/06/2014 10:11:33 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 57 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/06/14 | Emma Pinedo, writing by Sarah Morris
    MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish nurse who treated a priest in Madrid who died of Ebola is suspected to be the first case of the disease contracted outside West Africa, media in Spain reported on Monday, citing sources within the country's health authorities. Spanish newspaper El Pais and radio Cadena Ser were among those who said the nurse had tested positive for Ebola in initial tests and officials were awaiting final results. No one was immediately available in Madrid's health department to confirm the reports.
  • Rick Sacra, treated for Ebola, admitted to UMass Memorial Hospital

    10/04/2014 7:16:59 PM PDT · by knak · 8 replies
    wcvb ^ | 10/4/14
    WORCESTER, Mass. —Dr. Rick Sacra, of Holden, who doctors said was successfully treated for Ebola at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, was admitted to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester Saturday morning with a respiratory illness. Doctors do not think it likely that Sacra, who has been suffering from a persistent cough and low-grade fever for several days, has suffered a relapse of Ebola. "Even though the likelihood of Dr. Sacra having a relapse of Ebola is extremely low, doctors will run tests to be 100 percent sure,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the Biocontainment Unit at...
  • Rick Sacra, treated for Ebola, admitted to UMass Memorial Hospital

    10/04/2014 7:13:49 PM PDT · by Wage Slave · 61 replies ^ | 04 Oct 2014
    Dr. Rick Sacra, of Holden, who doctors said was successfully treated for Ebola at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, was admitted to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester Saturday morning with a respiratory illness. Doctors do not think it likely that Sacra, who has been suffering from a persistent cough and low-grade fever for several days, has suffered a relapse of Ebola.
  • U.S. faces sixth case of Ebola as latest American falls ill

    10/04/2014 12:17:28 PM PDT · by opentalk · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 3, 2014 | Susan Heavey
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has seen six cases of the Ebola virus in recent weeks affecting five Americans and a Liberian. Two of the cases surfaced this week, raising concerns about wider spread of the disease, which has killed at least 3,439 people in the current outbreak in West Africa.All of the Americans contracted the disease while in West Africa and were diagnosed there before returning home for treatment. The Liberian fell ill and tested positive during a visit to Dallas.Below are details on the six U.S. cases so far
  • U.S. Journalist With Ebola Being Evacuated Freelancer Being Evacuated From Liberia to Nebraska

    10/03/2014 6:12:10 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 86 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/03/14 | Drew Hinshaw, Lukas I. Alpert and Jennifer Levitz
    MONROVIA, Liberia—Ashoka Mukpo, an American freelance journalist diagnosed with Ebola, and the NBC News team he worked with here will be flown to the U.S., as the epidemic sweeping West Africa continues to have international repercussions. Mr. Mukpo is scheduled to be picked up Sunday night in Liberia and will be transported to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, his father, Mitchell Levy, said Friday