These maps show Ebola‘s spread in and around Liberia‘s capital — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) September 29, 2014 When the current outbreak of Ebola first reached Liberia, there were only two known cases of the disease anywhere in the country. Both infections were far from Monrovia. But the virusContinue Reading

Pres. Obama on Ebola outbreak: “People are not putting in the resources that are necessary” — World News Tonight (@WNTonight) September 25, 2014 “The outbreak is such that more people will die,” Obama said, “but the slope of the curve, how fast we can arrest the spread ofContinue Reading

Guilty of #Ebola until proven otherwise? You don’t have to have it to be affected by it: — CNN (@CNN) September 24, 2014 There’s no question that countless Liberians are dying because of Ebola even when they don’t have it. There are few functioning hospitals or doctors’ offices.Continue Reading Symptoms of Ebola include Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F) Severe headache Muscle pain Weakness Diarrhea Vomiting Abdominal (stomach) pain Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising) Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola, but the average is 8 to 10 days.Recovery from Ebola dependsContinue Reading

Next, projections of #Ebola escalating to 1.4 million cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone by January 2015. . @CDCgov — RNZ – Nine To Noon (@ninetonoon) September 23, 2014 he number of Ebola cases in West Africa could swell to 1.4 million by mid-January if the epidemic is notContinue Reading

The US military is going to Africa to fight Ebola. Here’s what they’re up against — Mother Jones (@MotherJones) September 23, 2014 On Tuesday, the White House officially announced that it would be sending US troops to Liberia to fight the Ebola outbreak. The military has already requested toContinue Reading

Suspected Ebola case on Gold Coast Pic: Reuters — News (@NZStuff) September 10, 2014 A man feared to have contracted the potentially deadly Ebola virus is being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital, according to reports. The man, from Southport on the Gold Coast, has justContinue Reading Scientists are racing to begin the first human safety tests of two experimental Ebola vaccines. A vaccine developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health has been fast-tracked by regulators and is expected to begin its first human safety trial this fall. The vaccine is based on aContinue Reading

Ebola outbreak is cause for concern but there’s hope yet The Conversation By Allen Cheng, Monash University The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is now the largest recorded since the virus was first described in 1976. That this outbreak is not under control after more than four monthsContinue Reading

Deadly Ebola virus threatens West Africa – one of the deadliest diseases known to man — nzherald Video (@nzheraldvideo) July 29, 2014 Related articles Ebola Virus Could Spread Worldwide, Experts Warn New Fears About Ebola Spread After Plane Scare Ebola Virus In West Africa Just a Plane RideContinue Reading