Monthly Archives : October 2014

EbolaNYC

117 People at Risk for Ebola in NYC

New York City Health Commissioner said  that 117 New Yorkers were being actively monitored for signs of the Ebola virus. These are 117 people in the city who handled Dr. Spencer or have recently returned from Ebola-stricken countries. The city…

0 Comments / 11 View / October 31, 2014

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Alzheimer’s Breakthrough

The Researchers team from the University of Melbourne had already indentified a genetic change that occurred in patients’ brains. “The first part of the study we sequenced 50 people – 23 had Alzhimer’s and 23 were controls and then there…

0 Comments / 4 View / October 31, 2014

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Ebola is Airborne?

CDC Admits Droplets From A Sneeze Could Spread Ebola Virus  “If you are sniffling and sneezing, you produce microorganisms that can get on stuff in a room. If people touch them, they could be” infected, said Dr. Meryl Nass, of…

0 Comments / 23 View / October 30, 2014

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Nurse Doesn’t Intend to Obey Ebola Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, the Ebola nurse who was forcibly held in an isolation tent in New Jersey for three days, says she will not obey instructions to remain at home in Maine for 21 days. “I don’t plan on sticking to…

4 Comments / 20 View / October 29, 2014

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Early Christmas For Boy With Leukemia

A 4-year-old boy with leukemia may have only days or weeks to live. His Utah town celebrated Halloween ahead of schedule, and is decorating for Christmas so he can celebrate the holiday.

1 Comment / 15 View / October 29, 2014

Maryland

Patient In Maryland Isolated For Ebola Testing

The University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore has isolated a patient for Ebola testing, officials said Monday evening. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a statement: “As the University of Maryland Medical System has confirmed, there…

0 Comments / 4 View / October 28, 2014

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Ebola Vaccine Created Decade Ago

The World Health Organization has promised millions of Ebola vaccine doses will be ready by the end of 2015, but warns they’re not a magic bullet solution. The virus has already killed nearly 5,000 people. So there’s demand for a…

0 Comments / 7 View / October 28, 2014

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What Is An Ebola Quarantine?

Isolation vs Quarantine People who are ill with a contagious disease are put into isolation to prevent the disease from spreading. Healthy individuals who have been exposed to a dangerous contagious disease are put into quarantine. Isolation and quarantine help…

0 Comments / 5 View / October 28, 2014

Teddy Bear Run Las Vegas

Blaine Pollock Commits to Children At The Teddy Bear Run

Blaine Pollock is a well-known businessman, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. But many people do not know the full extent of Blaine Pollock’s contributions to the wellbeing of people everywhere. First, Blaine Pollock spent his life constructing a massive network of healthcare…

4 Comments / 55 View / October 27, 2014

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NYC Boy Being Observed For Possible Ebola

A 5-year-old boy who arrived from Guinea was being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for possible Ebola symptoms. The boy, who arrived in the United States on Saturday, had a 103 degree fever, ABC News…

2 Comments / 8 View / October 27, 2014