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NYC doctor carried Ebola all around the city before diagnosis

By Yolanda Spivey A 33 year old doctor who traveled to West Africa to help fight against Ebola has come down with the virus himself. Dr. Craig Spencer, who is also a member of Doctors Without Borders, had just returned from a trip to Guinea 6 days earlier.  On Thursday morning, he came down with […]

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Ebola may be much easier to catch than the CDC is telling us

by Alex Berezow The Ebola situation is testing the world’s best infectious disease team, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at its ability to perform crisis management. While the immediate threat in the United States appears to be receding, it is far from clear that we’re up to facing a stronger test. The […]

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Ebola is now in New York City

The first case of Ebola arrived in New York City on Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that a doctor who recently returned from West Africa, working with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients, had tested positive for the infection. “We want to state at the outset, there is no reason […]

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Nurse who once had Ebola is declared entirely healed

Reported by Liku Zelleke Amber Vinson, the nurse that contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man in the US to die of the disease, has herself been cured. Vinson’s mother said in a statement, “We are overjoyed to announce that, as of yesterday evening, officials at Emory University Hospital and the Center […]

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Doctors Without Borders physician tested for Ebola in NYC

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa is at a New York hospital for isolation and testing for the Ebola virus, Authorities said. a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. The 33-year-old physician, employed at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night, a […]

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70s actress gives bad news about her cancer diagnosis

Reported by Nigel Boys Danielle Spencer (pictured), the former child star who played Dee Thomas in the ABC sitcom “What’s Happening,” which ran from 1976 to 1979, gave up acting to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian at Tuskegee University. However, the 49-year-old actress who is remembered for her line in the show, “Ohh, […]

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NBC News Freelancer Ashoka Mukpo Declared Free of Ebola

Ashoka Mukpo, the cameraman diagnosed with Ebola while working in Liberia as a freelancer for NBC News, has been declared free of the virus and will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center on Wednesday, the hospital said Tuesday. A blood test confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

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A lot of people have Herpes, and it is easily transmitted

Herpes is a disease that is incurable and quite common in the American public.  But according to The Atlantic, the disease comes with an unfair stigma attached to those who are infected.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of six Americans aged 14 to 49 have genital herpes, and […]

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Stanford professor explains EXACTLY why people get depressed

Professor Robert Sopolsky at Stanford University is a respected biologist and psychologist.  He gives lectures for free on the Internet, and his classes have been viewed by millions of people.  The knowledge that Dr. Sopolsky shares is valuable and highly relevant to the African American community, even though he is applying it to anyone willing […]

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I’m a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here’s What No One Is Telling You About Ebola

Ebola is brilliant. It is a superior virus that has evolved and fine-tuned its mechanism of transmission to be near-perfect. That’s why we’re all so terrified. We know we can’t destroy it. All we can do is try to divert it, outrun it. I’ve worked in health care for a few years now. One of […]

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Comments

  • dd2789: Life is SCIENCE..DNA and genetic coding and markers are REAL ...women are receptors men are the PLUG. When he gets done with you he washes you off of him a woman CANNOT do the same and I don't care how many times she douches, those genetic codes are traveling all thorough out your body. That's why the old folks would say you don't let everyman put his "milk" up in you!!!! View Post
  • Randigh: Leave it to NYC to get a glamorizing headline for Ebola, lm*o!!! The title of this blog is just fantastic!... Ebola is now in New York City. As though it's a broadway headliner, or popular traveling showcase. 'LIVE from New York!! IIiiiiiitttttttt's EBOLA! SMH View Post
  • Arneader: YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! I am so happy for her! View Post
  • Arneader: We know now the only people contracting the disease from the patients are the healthcare workers....we have nothing to be alarmed about. View Post
  • Mike Lowery: We don't talk like that on this blog. You on some mediatakeout shit. View Post

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