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Religion column: Imagine if we all could catch good health
Unfortunately, they can also make us fearful. Back when Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the WHO, was addressing the Ebola outbreak, she said fear was spreading faster than the virus. And early last year, discussing the Zika virus, she said ...
Source: http://www.thenewsherald.com/downriver_life/religion-column-imagine-if-we-all-could-catch-good-health/article_cedfad78-8b4f-5a11-8ee7-415e7b44bc66.html
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Doctor who lied about Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey suspended
It revealed the nurse had a high temperature of 38.2C – a warning sign of Ebola, the deadly disease which killed thousands in west Africa, from where the medical team were returning in December 2014 having volunteered to help fight the outbreak.
Source: http://www.scotsman.com/news/doctor-who-lied-about-ebola-nurse-pauline-cafferkey-suspended-1-4408252
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‘Inferno’ brings insight and humanity to Ebola outbreak
In 2014, Dr. Steven Hatch, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, flew into a Liberian airport in the midst of the largest Ebola outbreak in history, donned multiple layers of protective gear and stepped into an ...
Source: http://www.pattayamail.com/books/inferno-brings-insight-humanity-ebola-outbreak-168756
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National eHealth Coordination Hub launched
She said the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreaks in West Africa brought global attention to the weak state of health systems in the three most affected countries including Sierra Leone. The Deputy Chief of Mission disclosed that since the end of the epidemic ...
Source: http://sierraexpressmedia.com/?p=80781
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Some African Countries Continue To Eat Monkeys Despite Health Implications!! See their shocking reas
In 2013, a year after this alarming warning, West Africa suffered the most widespread outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in history. The virus, which scientists claim is animal-borne, has caused major loss of life and socioeconomic disruption in ...
Source: http://howafrica.com/some-african-countries-continue-to-eat-monkeys-despite-health-implications-see-their-shocking-reasons-for-doing-so/
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Survivors Remember Ebola Epidemic as Samaritan’s Purse Releases Documentary
And he wondered if it was coming for Kent Brantly, a Samaritan’s Purse doctor who became the first American diagnosed with Ebola while battling history’s worst outbreak of the virus. Graham recounts the story in “Facing Darkness,” a documentary pr ...
Source: http://www.christianheadlines.com/news/survivors-remember-ebola-epidemic-as-samaritan-s-purse-releases-documentary.html
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Yellow Fever Outbreak — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 2016
Resources allocated for control and screening of =40,000 travelers through Lufu each day were insufficient; similar border issues were described during the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa (3). Nsona-Mpangu Health Zone recorded the highest yellow ...
Source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6612a5.htm
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How A Gainesville Biostatician Became Ebola’s Worst Enemy
Another Ebola outbreak is unlikely to happen again, and Longini, a biostatician, played a key part in it. When the Ebola virus tore through West Africa in early 2014 and became the worst known outbreak of the virus, the World Health Organization asked ...
Source: https://www.wuft.org/news/2017/03/31/how-a-gainesville-biostatician-became-ebolas-worst-enemy/
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'White coats' alone can't combat infectious disease outbreaks: U.N. adviser
"The Zika outbreak may well be due to a combination of changes in ... The Geneva-based WHO faced criticism from global health experts for not reacting fast enough to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which killed more than 11,000 people.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-health-idUSKBN1722G8
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Liberian Government's Blunders Pile Up in the Grip of Ebola
Crowds cheer and celebrate in the streets after Liberian authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the countryís Ebola outbreak. The slum of 50,000 people in Liberia’s capital was sealed off more than a week ago ...
Source: http://gnnliberia.com/2017/03/31/liberian-governments-blunders-pile-grip-ebola/
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How Ebola Impacted Liberia's Appetite for Bushmeat
Before the 2015 Ebola outbreak, Jessica Junker and her colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology based in Leipzig, Germany, had studied Liberians' preferences for bushmeat compared to chicken or fish. "We asked people ...
Source: http://www.voanews.com/a/3791022.html
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Malaysia ‘got it wrong’ on last words from missing plane DTiNews
Malaysia Airlines chief executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahya had said on March 17 that the last words from the cockpit were ... which has probed the backgrounds of everyone on the flight, including its crew. In the early days of their press briefings after ...
Source: https://www.talkvietnam.com/2017/03/malaysia-got-it-wrong-on-last-words-from-missing-plane-dtinews/
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Vietnam defends its role in Flight 370 case DTiNews
Vietnam civil aviation officials gave an explanation for a 17-minute ATC call gap and denied Vietnam’s responsibility for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Malaysia Airlines’ plane In a report into the disappearance of MH370 and to explain a 4 ...
Source: https://www.talkvietnam.com/2017/03/vietnam-defends-its-role-in-flight-370-case-dtinews/
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Qatar urged to make national resilience a strategic imperative
The 2014 Ebola outbreak provided the starkest contrast of how building resilience can affect catastrophic events. Sierra Leone experienced the highest rate of infection in Africa with 8,706 reported cases, along with the second highest death rate ...
Source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/542466/Qatar-urged-to-make-national-resilience-a-strategi
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'Dishonest' doctor who misled medics over Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey after taking her temperature
Dr Ryan and Ms Cafferkey were part of a 'selfless' group of UK medics who volunteered for dangerous and highly pressurised work in 'horrendous' conditions, helping fight the Ebola outbreak in west Africa that left tens of thousands dead. When they got back ...
Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4361394/Doctor-misled-medics-Ebola-nurse-Pauline-Cafferkey.html
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Movie focuses on Franklin native, doctor during Ebola outbreak
With death all around him and the Ebola virus spreading, Dr. Kent Brantly refused to leave. The Franklin native and Indiana-trained doctor had come to the African nation of Liberia to serve as a medical missionary. When an outbreak swept through the ...
Source: http://www.dailyjournal.net/2017/03/30/in_the_face_of_darkness/
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The Next Ebola: Considering the Role of the Military in Future Epidemic Responses
Based on experience and research conducted on the UK’s involvement in Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak, this roundtable will look specifically at British military capabilities and partnerships. The meeting will include the presentation of recent ...
Source: https://www.chathamhouse.org/event/next-ebola-considering-role-military-future-epidemic-responses
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EXCLUSIVE - 'If it wasn't for Ed I'd still be sleeping in a canoe on the beach': Liberian street boy
Many Liberian children lost parents in the devastating Ebola outbreak which hit the West African country two years ago. With other orphans he was forced to sleep in a fishing boat at night where he was easy prey to older boys and men. Sheeran was visibly ...
Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4363412/Liberian-street-boy-saved-pop-star-Ed-Sheeran.html?ITO=1490
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'Inferno' brings insight and humanity to Ebola outbreak
In 2014, Dr. Steven Hatch, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, flew into a Liberian airport in the midst of the largest Ebola outbreak in history, donned multiple layers of protective gear and stepped into an ...
Source: https://www.news-journal.com/news/2017/mar/30/inferno-brings-insight-and-humanity-to-ebola-outbr/
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Advancements to Monitor, Combat and Prevent Pathogen Outbreaks
In recent years, a major epidemic viral outbreak has occurred annually, whether it was Zika, Ebola, or the Corona virus MERS-CoV. The ever-increasing human population, global travel on a scale never seen before and a closer proximity of humans to wild life ...
Source: http://www.biotech-now.org/events/2017/03/advancements-to-monitor-combat-and-prevent-pathogen-outbreaks
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