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Ebola Statistics: As of January 23, 2015: Ebola Deaths 8690, Total Cases 21832, Lab-Confirmed Cases 13635

As of January 23, 2015, there have been 8690 deaths total since the outbreak began in March 2014, and 21832 cases total, with 13635 of those being lab-confirmed cases. Some regions are showing great progress with no new cases reported. This helps give hope that West Africa will be able to overcome this horrible disease […]

Ebola Statistics: As of December 29, 2014: Ebola Deaths 7800, Total Cases 20000, Lab-Confirmed Cases 12565

As of December 24, 2014, updated December 29, 2014, there have been 7708 deaths reports the CDC, and WHO reports 7800, CDC reports 19,729 cases, and WHO reports 20,000 cases. So no matter who you choose to get the numbers from, you have a decent estimate of the current cases, and Ebola deaths. The real […]

Ebola Statistics: As of December 9, 2014, Total of 6346 Deaths, 17834 Cases, and 11214 Lab-Confirmed Cases

As of December 6, 2014 updated December 9th., there have been a total of 6346 Ebola deaths, and a total of 17834 cases, with a total of 11214 of those being lab-confirmed. Sierra Leone has been hit extremely hard since last update, with their 10th. Ebola doctor dying, and protest by medical professionals over lack of proper equipment.

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 […]

‘Unprecedented’ Ebola Drug Trials Set For West Africa

Doctors Without Borders announced Thursday instead of waiting for a confirmed Ebola cure, the organization plans to conduct three drug trials. Follow Cliff Judy: http://www.twitter.com/CliffJudy See more at http://www.newsy.com

Confirmed Ebola Case: Dr. Craig Spencer of DWB taken to NYC Hospital, returned 10 days ago from Guinea

The 33 year old confirmed Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer,  a New York City doctor who also works with Doctors Without Borders, returned from Guinea in West Africa 10 days ago. Dr. Craig Spencer is reported to have classic Ebola symptoms which include fatigue, high fever of 103.0, nausea, and gastrointestinal problems. The Ebola virus […]

NBC Cameraman Ashoka Mukpo test ‘Ebola free’, and discharged from hospital

< CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen explains why early detection and treatment helped clear an NBC cameraman of Ebola after only two weeks. – CNN Currently in West Africa deaths have topped 4500+, and rising, however there is hope, as Nigeria, and Senegal have been declared Ebola free.   Ashoka Mukpo, age 33, was at Nebraska Medical […]