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  • Ebola vaccine trials begin in Liberia, Ebola drug treatment testing halted
    Ebola vaccine trials begin in Liberia, Ebola drug treatment testing halted
    Trials on Ebola vaccine testing began in Liberia Feb. 2 says the National Institute of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Unfortunately, testing was halted on Ebola drug treatment the next day as new cases of the deadly...
  • Ebola drug tests promising in Guinea, Liberian Ebola vaccine trials underway
    Ebola drug tests promising in Guinea, Liberian Ebola vaccine trials underway
    Several new weapons in the war on Ebola show promise. Ebola vaccine trials kicked off in Liberia. Researchers in Guinea called Ebola drug tests "encouraging." This is good news afterEbola treatment tests in Liberia were halted, reported...
  • Liberia down to only 5 confirmed cases of Ebola
    Liberia down to only 5 confirmed cases of Ebola
    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf noted that while her country was one of the hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic last year, with more than 3,636 people dead from the dreadful disease, the entire country now claims to have only 5 confirmed...
  • Thomas Chester
    The Only Black Civil War Correspondent
    The only black correspondent in the Civil War was Thomas Morris Chester, a reporter for the Philadelphia Press.Chester had recruited colored troops for both the 54th and 55th United States Colored Troops in Pennsylvania. Both regiments had a...
  • Bribcidoforvir being tested against Ebola in Liberia
    Brincidofovir being tested against Ebola in Liberia
    Doctors Without Borders is now conducting clinical trials at its ELWA 3 Center in Liberia to see whether the drug brincidofovir will prove effective in treating Ebola patients. Brincidofovir is an anti-viral medication already used to fight other...
  • Decontamination with chlorine one way to prevent spread of Ebola virus
    Ebola deaths predicted to be in tens of thousands by December
    The Ebola epidemic, which is killing thousands of people in West Africa, is going to get much worse within weeks without significant help from the international community, according to a group of researchers.Seven scientists from Yale's...
  • Ebola enterovirus
    Johnson & Johnson introduce Ebola vaccine; clinical trials to start in January
    In the midst of the current Ebola crisis facing West Africa, good news is in short supply. Media outlets seemed positively clogged with information that seems designed to ensure that you never get another night of restful sleep ever again. That&...
  • Ebola contacts moved to quarantine
    CDC praises Ebola response by Firestone
    The Centers for Disease Control is praising the response to Liberia's Ebola outbreak by the Firestone Natural Rubber Company. In an article released Oct. 21, the authors cited Firestone's immediate response to the illness outbreak and the...
  • The Ugly Racism of Ebola
    The Ugly Racism of Ebola
    No the disease is an equal opportunity killer. It, Ebola doesn’t care if the doctor or caregiver is black or white. Of course poverty and ignorance help to spread the disease. Not to mention Rick Perry’s deregulation paradise, Texas....
  • Hazmat suits
    Health officials need to re-read their mission statements and fight Ebola
    In one of the sickest new trends, stores and online sites are offering “Ebola themed” Halloween costumes for sale. Most of these costumes are copies of Hazmat suits, although some people are actually dressing up as some of the more...
  • Nancy Snyderman violates quarantine after Ebola exposure in Liberia
    Nancy Snyderman violates quarantine after Ebola exposure in Liberia
    Dr. Nancy Snyderman has admitted to violating the quarantine she and a news crew were under after Ebola exposure in Liberia.It has been reported that Dr. Snyderman and a news crew was sent to Liberia and then returned to the United States after...
  • Ebola virus procedures
    Obama to hold beer summit with Ebola virus
    Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the nation about the Ebola crisis. President Obama did not apologize for his previous comment that, “In the unlikely event that someone with Ebola does reach our shores, we've taken new measures so...
  • Ebola aid workers red cross Dallas Liberia sterile
    Ebola patient, Thomas Duncan, dies in Dallas
    According to reports from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the Ebola sufferer, Thomas Eric Duncan, has died. Duncan becomes the first domestic casualty of the mysterious disease that is claiming thousands of lives in West Africa. Duncan...
  • Ted Cruz on ebola
    White House: No plans to ban travelers from West Africa
    The White House was clear on Monday that it has no plans to ban travelers from West Africa. 'Why not?' is the question Americans want answered.A travel ban is something that we’re not currently considering.White House press secretary...
  • Heart to Heart International opens Ebola care center on Liberia
    Heart to Heart International opens Ebola care center in Liberia
    Heart to Heart International a humanitarian group dedicated to expanding global access to healthcare has announced plans to open and operate a 70-bed Treatment Unit in Liberia to help deal with the country’s Ebola epidemic. The facility, now...