The True Heroes of Ebola

Craig Spencer, MD, was lauded as a hero after recovering from Ebola in New York. He told a news conference the real heroes were those in West Africa on the front lines of the epidemic. The World Health Organization now estimates there have been 13,241 cases and 4,950 deaths through early November, nearly all in the countries of…

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Know the Facts About Ebola

Here are key points you should know about Ebola: Ebola is not spread through casual contact with someone who has no symptoms of the disease; or through the air, water or food in first world countries. You can only get the virus through direct contact with body fluids of a person who is sick with or…

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Update on Ebola

The U.S. CDC has announced they will send a team of experts within hours to any U.S. hospital with a confirmed case of Ebola. The death rate in the current epidemic is close to 70%, and WHO says the number of new cases in West Africa could reach 10,000  weekly within 2 months. Keep up with…

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Ebola Prevention

Ebola: the word strikes fear in many minds. The virus must remain wet to survive. There are no vaccines available. What can you do? PostiveTip: If you might be exposed to this virus take these precautions: Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based cleaners. Don't have contact with infected people, or items that…

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