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Up to a dozen scientists accidentally exposed to Ebola at CDC

One scientist may have been exposed to the Ebola virus and as many as a dozen others are being assessed for potential exposure at a lab of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, agency officials said Wednesday. … Continue reading

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CDC HIDING NUMBERS OF POSSIBLE EBOLA CASES IN US

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Ebola Spreading Faster in Sierra Leone

New data shows the Ebola outbreak intensifying in Sierra Leone, even as it stabilizes or drops off in other West African countries. The World Health Organization says Sierra Leone reported 537 new confirmed cases in the week ending November 30, … Continue reading

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WHO reports sudden spike in Ebola death toll

The World Health Organization said that almost 7,000 people have died of Ebola in west Africa, adding a further 1,200 to a toll from two days earlier, Agence France-Presse reported. Of the 16,169 people who contracted the disease, 6,928 died … Continue reading

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Mali added to countries for special Ebola screening in the US

The US authorities have added Mali to the countries whose passengers will face additional screening. Enhanced measures will come into force today, the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security said in a joint statement. Mali … Continue reading

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Iowa quarantines traveler over possible Ebola exposure

Someone in Iowa has been ordered into quarantine because of possible exposure to the Ebola virus, but the person poses no risk to the public, state health officials said Thursday. The unidentified person had “some risk of being exposed to … Continue reading

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Fresh Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone raises fears of new infection chain

A fresh outbreak of Ebola in a part of Sierra Leone where the virus was thought to have been contained has raised fears of a new, uncontrolled infection chain that could send the death toll soaring. A Red Cross ambulance … Continue reading

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Patient at Duke Hospital being monitored for possible Ebola

Update: Duke Hospital patient tests negative for Ebola The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is monitoring a patient at Duke University Hospital who traveled from Liberia and has developed a fever. Officials said the patient departed Liberia … Continue reading

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Spain’s security chief:Isis wants to spread Ebola

Spain’s state secretary for security, Francisco Martínez, has told Congress that jihadists with connections to the extremist force Isis have discussed on internet forums how they could use Ebola as a weapon against the United States and the West in … Continue reading

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Five people in Indiana being monitored for Ebola symptoms, state health officials say

State health officials are monitoring five people in Indiana for Ebola symptoms in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All are considered low risk. Indiana was one of the first states to begin “direct active … Continue reading

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Patient Isolated At UMMC For Ebola Testing

WJZ has learned the University of Maryland Medical Center has agreed to accept the transport of this patient by the State Health Department. WJZ obtained a memo the University of Maryland Medical Center sent out to its employees moments ago. … Continue reading

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2 Evaluated for Ebola in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina

Two patients are being monitored by a communicable disease nurse in Mecklenburg County for Ebola. County officials say they have been to one of three countries in West Africa experiencing an outbreak of the illness. According to Mecklenburg County, they … Continue reading

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5-year-old boy being tested for Ebola in New York City

A 5-year-old boy who just returned from West Africa was transported to Bellevue Hospital Sunday with possible Ebola symptoms, according to law-enforcement sources. The child was vomiting and had a 103-degree fever when he was carried from his Bronx home … Continue reading

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NYPD Stunner: Cops Exit Ebola Victim Apartment, Dump Gloves, Masks In Sidewalk Trash Can

If there was one theme from last night’s Cuomo/De Blasio Ebola press conference it was ‘how everyone has been preparing for months’ for Ebola. We can all be reassured, right? Wrong! As The Daily Mail reports (and these stunning photos … Continue reading

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Ebola in New York: When Can We Let Our Guard Down?

Dr. Craig Spencer The consequences of a doctor in New York City who has Ebola will be known over time. The country let its guard down as the November 7th date for an Ebola free country drew closer. We cannot live in … Continue reading

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