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Ebola Edging In

February 13, 2019

First, the good news: no one in the US has tested positive for Ebola since the outbreak a few years ago. But here’s the bad news: watching for an Ebola outbreak is the new reality. As Ebola rages in the Congo, out of control and still spreading, there have been a few travelers who’ve been […]

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The Ebola outbreak in the Congo is only getting bigger, and as this point things are looking worse, not better—and Ebola is now being called “entrenched”. That means that experts are no longer looking at this like it’s curable, and that we need to all look at it as a permanent risk. That means caution […]

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As Ebola cases in the Congo pass 600, more complications are prolonging the outbreak. Aid workers have been hampered by conflict in the region, and recent political drama has caused another wave of drama and conflict, as well as an attack on a hospital. With Ebola now in major cities/urban areas, there’s an increasing chance […]

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Congo’s raging Ebola epidemic is getting worse, and it may get worse yet. Ebola has spread to a bigger city (Butembo), a trading hub no less, and as more patients crop up each week there’s a race to produce more of the vaccine that helps prevent transmission. If you’re not up to date, here’s what’s […]

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6 More Months of Ebola

November 16, 2018

What might be one of the worst Ebola outbreaks ever is predicted to last at least another six months, which means at least six more months of possibility that it could go international again. The current Ebola outbreak has been a struggle to get under any sort of control, and aid workers have had to […]

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