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Video: U.S. Ebola Patient Nurse Nina Pham Speaks from Her Room at Texas Health Dallas

“Before Nina Pham departed Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center earlier today, she was visited by her treating physician, Dr. Gary Weinstein, who recorded his conversation with her before she was discharged. Ms. Pham asked that we share the video.”  – Texas Health Resource, http://www.TexasHealth.org , 1-877-THR-WELL Nina Pham is being moved […]

First U.S. Ebola Death: U.S. Texas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Dies

  Today, it was reported that the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S. Thomas Eric Duncan, age 33, has died. Duncan was being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital located in Dallas, Texas. Thomas Eric Duncan was a Liberian national who had come to the U.S. on a Visa with plans to marry […]

Ebola Statistics: As of September 29, 2014, Total of 3091 Deaths, 6574 Confirmed Cases, 3626 Lab Confirmed Cases

As of September 29, 2014, there have been a total of 3091 deaths, 6574 confirmed cases, and 3626 lab confirmed cases reports the CDC which is the Center for Disease Control. Countries affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal, Nigeria, and the Congo. Countries with Ebola patients: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal, Nigeria, and the Congo. […]

CDC Ebola stats as of August 31, 2014: Confirmed Case Count 3707, Deaths 1848, Lab Confirmed 2106

The CDC reported 1848 deaths as of August 31, 2014, with 2106 confirmed cases, and a 3707 confirmed case count. Reports are that the Ebola virus is spreading faster than health officials can keep up with it, this is largely due to misinformation in the region, and some of the public being afraid of workers. […]

Ebola Stats: As of August 22, 2014 – 2473 Case Count, 1350 Deaths, 1460 Lab Confirmed Cases

Latest on Ebola from CDC Below: Read full report here, also see infographic here. Also Read: Ebola Virus Evolving, Sometimes in Single Person Across West Africa Ebola Case Counts Total Cases Updated: August 21, 2014 Suspected and Confirmed Case Count: 2473 Suspected Case Deaths: 1350 Laboratory Confirmed Cases: 1460 Cases by Country Guinea Suspected and Confirmed […]

Health: Ebola Stats and News as of August 4, 2014: 932 Deaths, 1700 Confirmed Cases

As of August 4, 2014: Ebola Deaths: 932 Ebola Cases: 1700 Countries effected: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guiana, and Nigeria. Countries with Ebola patients: U.S., Spain, Sierra Leone, Libera, Guiana, and Nigeria. AP Reports: “The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 932. The new figures come […]

Obama: Plane Downed by Missile, 1 American Dead

The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. (July 18) Candles arranged on the floor of a church in Kuala Lumpur spelt out “MH17” in tribute to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, as people quietly prayed […]

Health Crisis: WHO Reports 635+ Deaths Due to Ebola in West Africa

Epidemiology and surveillance WHO continues to monitor the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The current epidemic trend shows a mixed picture, as follows: Liberia reported 16 new EVD cases and Sierra Leone, 34 new cases – since 3 July. These numbers indicate that active viral transmission continues in the […]

Health officials say second U.S. MERS case: located in Orlando, Florida

The newest MERS case is located in Orlando, Florida, and the patient age 44 was a health worker in Saudi Arabia, the same as the first U.S. MERS case that was located in Indiana. The patient flew from Jedda, Saudi Arabia, to Boston, Boston to Atlanta, and Atlanta to Orlando. Facts about MERS virus: There […]

First case of MERS virus confirmed in U.S., patient stable, total global deaths 133

Global death toll 107 from MERS virus. Read  more here. “MERS is considered a deadlier but less-transmissible cousin of the SARS virus that erupted in Asia in 2003 and infected 8,273 people, nine percent of whom died. There are no vaccines or antiviral treatments for MERS, a severe respiratory disease with a mortality rate of more […]