All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ebola outbreak’

Ebola In The United States: First Patient Diagnosed

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of the worst in our time. Thousands of people have been killed by the virus and hundreds of others infected. Healthcare workers have been working hard to quarantine the sick and prevent the spread of the disease, but they have also warned that Ebola could spread to other countries if an infected …

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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 Virus: How Contagious Is It?

The Ebola outbreak in Africa has everyone terrified that it will spread to other parts of the world and kill millions of people. The virus has already killed over 600 people in Africa and infected over 1,000 others. Healthcare workers who have been working to treat the infected and prevent the virus from spreading are now becoming ill as well …

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Ebola Outbreak Is Still Spreading

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been getting worse over the last few months and now it is affecting the healthcare workers who are trying to stop the spread of the deadly disease. Over 50 healthcare workers have already died of Ebola and many more have been infected and are being treated for it. An American doctor and a …

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Ebola Outbreak Kills 5 People In Sierra Leone

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a new Ebola Virus outbreak is responsible for the deaths of at least 5 people in Sierra Leone. “Preliminary information received from the field indicates that one laboratory-confirmed case and five community deaths have been reported from Koindu chiefdom,” the WHO’s website said, which also explained that the five cases were located along …

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Guinea’s Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented

The Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea in January is becoming an unprecedented epidemic and has health agencies extremely concerned. Confirmed cases are now scattered across several locations that are far apart, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, (Doctors without Borders) said on Monday. “We are facing an epidemic of a magnitude never before seen in terms of the distribution of …

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Ebola Virus: UN Warns the Deadly Virus May Spread

The United Nations said Monday the Ebola outbreak in Guinea could spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone and Liberia. At least 80 cases and 59 deaths have been recorded across the West African country, the largest outbreak of “hemorrhagic fever” in Africa in seven years. Conakry, the capital of Guinea, has not been affected, said government spokesman Albert Damantang Camara …

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Ebola Outbreak In Guinea, At Least 59 Dead

An outbreak of the ebola virus has spread to Guinea. According to UNICEF, at least 59 people in Guinea have died from the virus. Reports indicate that this is the first outbreak detected in humans in the South African nation. Symptoms of the virus were first noticed last month. These symptoms include fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. Overall, there have been …

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Ebola Outbreak In Guinea: Death Toll Rising

An Ebola outbreak in Guinea has led to the deaths of 59 people and is continuing to spread throughout Africa. The outbreak is so bad that Doctors Without Border has already flown in doctors and medial supplies to help treat the sick and contain the virus. Quarentine areas have been created where those infected with the virus can be treated …

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Ebola Outbreak Kills At Least 59 People

Ebola is a deadly virus that has taken many lives in the past and it has reared its ugly head again in the nation of Guinea in Africa. The Ebola virus is named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, where it was first recognized as Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Ebola is a severe, usually fatal …

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Ebola Outbreak In Uganda Leaves 14 People Dead

Ebola, a deadly virus which is highly contagious and is spread through physical contact with body fluids, has shown up in Uganda. What’s scaring doctors is that victims aren’t exhibiting all the usual symptoms, so the disease wasn’t initially detected for what it was. Normally, Ebola patients suffer from vomiting, diarrhea, red eyes, rashes, and bleeding from orifices, among other …

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