CDC Info on Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

The following is from the CDC website, where extensive information on the Ebola Virus Disease is presented. Note the use of the word “aerosol” rather than “airborne”. Be sure to scroll down the page to the section titled: Key Components of Standard, Contact, and Droplet Precautions Recommended for Prevention of EVD Transmission in U.S. Hospitals. […]

Ebola Disease Units Top Notch, But Short on Beds

The US has four top notch infectious disease units that are well suited for safely treating Ebola patients. The problem is each facility can only treat a few patients at one time. The CDC has stepped up its protocol guidelines. Hospitals across the nation are scrambling to upgrade procedures for treating Ebola patients. Hopefully, with […]

Ebola Czar: An Attorney Will Fix the Medical Problem. Right?

Meet America’s New Ebola Czar . Submitted to by Tyler Durden on 10/17/2014 10:20 This should fix it and calm the panic: *OBAMA SAID TO APPOINT RON KLAIN AS EBOLA CZAR, CNN TWEETS “Obama will appoint Ron Klain as his Ebola czar, knowledgeable sources tell CNN’s Jake Tapper.” Forget medical experience, what the USA needs […]

Can Ebola Be Spread as Airborne Virus? Doctors Disagree

Anyone watching TV news sees doctor after doctor proclaiming the Ebola virus is spread only by direct contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids. Not only doctors are saying this, but government officials from the President on down say the same thing. The CDC has made such statements repeatedly, although in recent days has walked […]

Ebola Fears: Anxious NY Giants Briefed on Ebola Before Heading to Dallas

The NFL briefs anxious players on Ebola ahead of the Giants trip to Dallas. 1. Guys will think twice about bringing their families. 2. Giants owner said Cowboys will get disease first. 3. The team advised that they are more likely to die in a plane crash. By Toby Moses, Thursday, 16 October 2014 […]

WHO Shocked At 427 Ebola-Infected Health Care Workers

The number of healthcare workers infected by the Ebola virus keeps raising. These are workers using PPE equipment and experienced at working with contagious patients. No wonder Ebola is such a terrifying disease. In the US the odds of catching Ebola is small. Still panic is spreading. The economic impact could be severe. A few […]

U.S. Ebola Cases May Exceed Two Dozen by November.

Two dozen Ebola cases in the entire US isn’t really a lot. That is, unless they’re in your neighborhood. Those at greatest risk are health workers. Workers at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas must be terrified. Another risk is the economic one. Panic over Ebola can severely affect airlines, hotels, restaurants,  theaters, shopping, and even voting. Ebola is […]