All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ebola deaths’

Ebola Patient Thomas Duncan Dies: American Panic Over Illness Grows

Thomas Eric Duncan, known as the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, passed away on Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Hospital spokesman Wendell Watson said that the loss filled the medical staff with “profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment.” Duncan was diagnosed on September 28th, a little over a week after returning from Liberia. Though Thomas …

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Red Cross Ups Its Response to Ebola Crisis in West Africa, Death Toll Continues To Rise

The Red Cross says it plans to train more than 2,000 extra volunteers in an effort to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa. “With dozens of new cases emerging daily, this outbreak is showing no signs of slowing down,” said Alasan Senghore, head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Africa unit, in a …

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Ebola Death Toll Still Rising In Africa

The Ebola outbreak that started in Guinea has spread to neighboring villages and claimed at least 142 lives. The outbreak started in March and began spreading across West Africa. Healthcare workers tried to contain the virus to prevent it from spreading but were not successful. They quarantined patients and advised anyone experiencing symptoms to be checked for the virus. By …

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