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Ebola Statistics: As of November 24, 2014, Deaths 5459, Cases 15351, Lab-Confirmed Cases 9596

As of November 18, 2014, updated November 24th., there have 5459 deaths, with 15351 possible cases, and 9596 lab-confirmed cases. Sierra Leone burial workers have gone on strike, they are demanding better pay. Italy’s first Ebola patient a doctor is to get an experimental treatment. “Italy’s health ministry said the doctor, who has not been […]

U.S. New Confirmed Ebola Cases: Nurses Amber Vinson, and Nina Pham, located in Dallas, Texas

Today, a new case of Ebola was reported out of Dallas, Texas, located in the United States of America. The new Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson, joins the second Ebola patient Nina Pham, they both contracted the Ebola virus from Liberian-national Thomas Eric Duncan. Duncan had came to the U.S. on a Visa, and had […]

New U.S. Ebola Case: Health Care Nurse Contracts Ebola, Nina Pham Helped Care For Thomas Eric Duncan

      Update: Name and photo of nurse released. She is age 26, her name is Nina Pham. Today, it was reported that an unnamed nurse at the same hospital that treated Thomas Eric Duncan, has contracted Ebola. This would make the second confirmed case diagnosed in the U.S., she claims that she followed […]

CDC: First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in United States, Patient in Dallas, Texas, Is Not a Health Worker

Today it was reported by CNN, and other media outlets, of a man who recently returned from Liberia, and now located in Dallas, Texas, at Texas Health Presbyterian church, has had a positive Ebola test result. The man is currently in isolation in ICU, he took a flight into the U.S., but did not have […]

Enterovirus D68: 11 U.S. states confirm total of 104 cases of common virus

  “Enteroviruses are very common, especially in the early fall. The CDC estimates that 10 million to 15 million infections occur in the United States each year. These viruses usually present like the common cold; symptoms include sneezing, a runny nose and a cough. Most people recover without any treatment. But this type of enterovirus […]

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. […]

U.S. Doctor Kent Brantly Recovers From Ebola While in Atlanta, And Now Released With Nancy Writebol

Shocking news came out yesterday that Dr. Kent Brantly has made a full recovery from the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC has declared that he is no risk to public, and is now not contagious. Dr. Brantly had taken a dose of the experimental Ebola serum ZMapp, which aided in his recovery. Also, missionary Nancy […]