Now that the first-ever documented case of the Ebola virus has been recorded in the U.S., Americans are understandably beginning to panic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assured the public that there is no need for concern as the incident has been immediately isolated. While the deadly Ebola is all the rage of […]
The Center for Disease Control has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the U.S. it was announced Tuesday (Sept. 30). Although a handful of American patients have caught the virus, the contraction occurred in West Africa and they were flown to the states for treatment.
The Liberian government is cracking down on officials who showed “insensitivity” to a “national tragedy,” and a “disregard for authority by disappearing during the Ebola outbreak.
Twitter has a few questions about the two American Ebola patients miraculously cured of the virus in less than a month’s time. Earlier today (Aug. 21) we learned that Dr. Kent Brantly and American missionary Nancy Writebol were both released from an Atlanta hospital, and are officially Ebola free.
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been devastating to the region, with researchers and health workers scrambling to contain the virus. Scientists have been trying to identify the outbreak’s first patient, and may have traced its roots to a two-year-old African boy.
The spread of the Ebola virus through Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria has killed over 900 people, and infected more than 1500 since February. Two Americans, are currently being treated for the deadly fever in Atlanta, a priest in Spain is said to be the first European Ebola patient, and a man in Saudi Arabia believed […]
The moment Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan accidentally contracted the Ebola virus he so diligently worked to eradicate, his fate was sealed. Khan, 39, was hailed as a “national hero” by the Health Ministry for his service but he succumbed to the virus less than a week after the situation was revealed to the public.
A doctor who was treating Ebola patients contracted the deadly virus in Sierra Leon. In a statement released Tuesday (July 22), the country’s Minister of Health and Sanitation Miatta Karbo, confirmed that Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, 39, had been infected.