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  • Thomas Eric Duncan
    U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan came in contact with over 80 people
    On Thursday, Oct. 2, Texas health officials released new information regarding Ebola patient zero identified as 42-year-old, Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia. Health officials told NBC News that as many as 80 people, including five children may have...
  • Ebola
    WH will not impose travel restrictions on countries with Ebola outbreaks
    Writing at theDaily Mail, former CNNhost Piers Morganopined yesterday that theSecret Servicelapses that costdirector Julia Pierson her jobare not so much a reflection of that agency's competence as they are of a president complacent about...
  • Ebola US
    Ebola in the US: CDC confirms first case of Ebola on the ground here in the U.S.
    Ebola is here in the US, confirms the CDC this week. The single confirmed case of the Ebola virus marks the first domestic appearance of the influenza-like disease that has laid waste to large population swaths of continental Africa. The unnamed...
  • CDC confirms first US Ebola case
    CDC confirms first US Ebola case
    The Center for Disease control and prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the United States has now seen its first case of Ebola. The person traveled from Liberia to Dallas, Texas but did not display symptoms until after he was home in the States for...
  • Ebola virus found in U.S.
    First confirmed case of Ebola in US
    A patient in a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The unnamed person had recently entered the United States by an international flight from West Africa. Although the patient did not feel ill on the flight to Dallas, he began...
  • Centers for Disease Control
    Centers for Disease Control confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.
    The Centers for Disease Control will hold a press conference later today to announce the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. The Washington Post reports that the patient, who developed Ebola-like symptoms two days after returning from a trip...
  • CDC investigates link between enterovirus and paralysis in children
    CDC investigates link between enterovirus and paralysis in children
    What started out as a typical enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) outbreak has changed into something more serious. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is looking into a link between the recent enterovirus D68 outbreak and paralysis in children. Bloomberg...
  • Breathing difficulties with EV-68
    Connection between EV68 and paralysis in children studied
    We are learning today, from the Center for Disease Control, that the nightmare of the respiratory disease Enterovirus 68, that has been attacking children throughout the country, may have a possible link to polio type infection. In Colorado, some...
  • The Flu Shot
    Get ready, flu season is here!
    It’s that time of year again – flu shot season! Every American is given the option of having a flu shot but in reality the majority will decline whether for health, religious or personal reasons. Flu shots helps protect against the...
  • Chlamydia alert: some 1.8 million Americans infected
    Chlamydia alert: Some 1.8 million Americans infected
    It's long been considered the most common sexually transmitted disease, but now more Americans than ever suffer from chlamydia.On Thursday, theCDC reportedthat nearly 2 million young people have chlamydia. Close to 5 percent of sexually active...
  • Ebola is real
    Ebola epidemic a growing threat to regional and global security
    President Obama issued a call to arms in his speech at the United Nations on Thursday, “This is more than a health crisis. The Ebola virus is spreading at alarming speed. This is a growing threat to regional and global security.”Ebola...
  • Enterovirus D68 continues to spread
    Enterovirus D68 continues to spread
    The respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) continues to spread across the nation, wreaking havoc in its path. Six cases have been reported here in Pennsylvania. Four of those cases were reported at Children’s Hospital of...
  • CDC Battles Ebola Epidemic in Liberia photo
    Ebola epidemic to infect 500,000 by January: Leaked CDC projection
    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is going to get worse -- a lot worse -- before its over, at least according to a new projection being worked on at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta. According to the projection, which is scheduled...
  • CDC: 90% of children who died from flu did not receive the flu vaccine
    CDC: 90% of children who died from flu did not receive the flu vaccine
    The flu vaccine dilemma. Should your child get one? Should you? The CDC says absolutely, and numbers would appear to back them up. Ninety percent of children who died over the last few years from flu illnesses did not receive the flu vaccine, says...
  • Bloomberg and Frieden
    Anti-gun ‘study’ implies racist outcomes from gun ownership
    “In the U.S., gun violence kills blacks at twice the rate of whites,” a Thursday headline in The Los Angeles Times “Science Now” section declares. “The risk of dying from a gunshot wound is twice as high for African...