Category Ethiopia News

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. […]

WHO Says Polio Now Worldwide Health Emergency

WHO reports the polio virus has re-emerged in 10 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, calling for “extraordinary measures.” Follow Jay Strubberg: http://twitter.com/JayStrubberg See more at http://newsy.com Read more: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2014/polio-20140505/en/ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/health/world-health-organization-polio-health-emergency.html?_r=2