Posts from the ‘Health’ Category

CDC: Worker possibly exposed to Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one of its employees may have been exposed to Ebola.

American leads largest Ebola treatment center

CNN
A Philadelphia native is leading the ‘Doctors without Borders’ staff at the world’s largest ever Ebola treatment center.

Ebola Virus: Outbreak Could Hit 20,000 in Months

Wall Street Journal
The number of people affected by the Ebola virus could rise to 20,000 within nine months, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Photo: Getty Images

British Ebola victim evacuated from Sierra Leone

Reuters
A British healthcare worker who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is flown home for treatment. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Ivory Coast says Ebola next door could cripple the economy

Reuters
Ivory Coast commercial capital, Abidjan has begun to see the economic impact of the Ebola crisis ravaging neighboring nations, with many airlines cancelling routes to and from Ebola-hit countries. Gavino Garay reports.

Nigerians use jokes to diffuse Ebola tension

Ebola jokes appear on Nigerian social media outlets to ease the tension of the recent outbreak, despite the very real threat. Gavino Garay reports.

New York Hospital Tests Patient for Ebola Virus

A male patient who recently returned from West Africa with symptoms consistent with the Ebola virus is being tested for the disease at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, where he was admitted early on Monday morning, officials said. WSJ’s Dipti Kapadia reports.

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