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Tag Archives: Ebola

“Ebola” and “Lagos” in same sentence “apocalyptic”? No, Dear World!

October 21, 2014

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In Fight to Stop Ebola, Nigeria Got Right Everything America Got Wrong – foreignpolicy.com When the first case of Ebola was discovered in Nigeria this summer, Jeffrey Hawkins, the U.S. Consul General in Lagos, said that an outbreak there could become an “apocalyptic urban outbreak. The last thing anyone in the world wants to hear […]

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Many Liberian Doctors—Including President Sirleaf’s Son—Are Staying Away – Wall Street Journal/Patrick McGroarty

October 20, 2014

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“It is the duty of all of us as global citizens to send a message that we will not leave millions of West Africans to fend for themselves,” Mrs. Sirleaf said. In line with that message, the president in late August fired state officials who refused to come home from abroad to help Liberia battle […]

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Firestone Did What Governments Have Not: Stopped Ebola In Its Tracks – NPR

October 16, 2014

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For many years, Firestone was an example of a corporate body out to just exploit Liberia of its resources without putting anything back. A lone road linked the poverty-stricken West African country from the airport to the Firestone Plantation. Today, its efforts at keeping ebola at bay for its 80,000 residents of Harbel, its company […]

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Ebola in West Africa, including several haunting pictures- CNN

September 12, 2014

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http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/12/health/ebola-airborne/index.html FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014. 10:20 p.m. [GMT]

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Ebola – Australian man isolated in Ebola scare – Viẹt Nam News

September 11, 2014

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SYDNEY September 11, 2014— An Australian was isolated in hospital Thursday after he displayed symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus following a trip to Africa, health officials said. The man, in his 20s, was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland state by paramedics wearing full protective gear. Reports said he returned from west […]

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Ebola: U.S. Air Marshall injected at Lagos International Airport – ABC News

September 9, 2014

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A federal air marshal is in quarantine in Houston today after being attacked last night by an unknown assailant at the Lagos, Nigeria airport wielding a syringe. Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Sept. 11, 2007. Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images     U.S. law enforcement officials told ABC News they were alarmed by the bizarre, […]

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Ebola: Nigeria’s sixth ebola victim – AFP/yahoo news

August 31, 2014

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Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads Follow the link below for full story: http://news.yahoo.com/widow-nigerias-sixth-ebola-victim-virus-135345158.html SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014. 10:45 p.m. [GMT]

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Ebola Doctor Reveals How Infected Americans Were Cured – Dina Fine Maron

August 30, 2014

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A very revealing interview, courtesy saharareporters.com What we found in general is that among our Ebola patients, because of the amount of fluid they lost through diarrhea and vomiting, they had a lot of electrolyte abnormalities. And so replacing that with standard fluids [used in hospital settings] without monitoring will not do a very good […]

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Nigeria confirms another ebola death, another ebola case in Port Hacourt – saharareporters.com

August 29, 2014

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Since I read this story yesterday, the wastage of a life and, possibly more from this secondary level Patrick Sawyer has been on my mind. The doctor saw and understood the great and grave danger ebola poses but chose to ignore everything except his goal:   Millions of Christians around the world read different daily […]

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EBOLA: Denis’ story of love and commitment to the end … “refused to abandon his fiancé” & now he’s tested negative”

August 24, 2014

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Here is a story that heartens even in the doom and gloom pall that the ebola virus has cast over Nigeria.  TOLA.   Fiancé Of Late Nurse Justina Free From Ebola, Discharged From Treatment Center – saharareporters.com   He told Saharareporters that Justina lost a two-month pregnancy, v——- severally on him while she collapsed and had […]

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