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Ebola Epidemic Could Become Global Crisis

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posted on Jan, 6 2015 @ 09:12 AM
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originally posted by: ikonoklast

originally posted by: Ektar
Here's more info regarding Mali...


....Apparently the imam did not have a fever or any symptoms of Ebola other than kidney failure. This is according to officials and a doctor from Mali in this video on Reuters.
 


Ebola - my visual charts & projections based on WHO data


Missed this. gulp.

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posted on Jan, 7 2015 @ 11:11 AM
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No, Ebola is not airborne. "Airborne" means dried virus particles can float in the air like colds and flu. Ebola can't do that - it's just "aerosol transmission," which means a very different thing scientifically (moist droplets fall fast).

However, because Ebola can infect lung cells, it does mean we have to be alert and watch for mutations that might lead to airborne ability.







edit on 7/1/15 by soficrow because: clarity



posted on Jan, 25 2015 @ 10:04 AM
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Despite the low-life political hijacking, I'd call this little campaign a success.


Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for reform, admitting that it was too slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

..."The world, including WHO, was too slow to see what was unfolding before us. Ebola is a tragedy that has taught the world, including WHO, many lessons about how to prevent similar events in the future."

...Dr Chan said that although disease outbreaks would continue to deliver shocks, "never again should the world be caught by surprise, unprepared".

The reforms announced included a "dedicated contingency fund to support rapid responses to outbreaks and emergencies".

...Dr Chan said the worst-case scenario had been avoided, but warned: "We must maintain the momentum and guard against complacency and donor fatigue."

WHO figures show 21,724 reported cases of Ebola in the outbreak , with 8,641 deaths.



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