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Bartlett prepares for Ebola, just in case

...Screening entails asking if patients have traveled to West Africa, checking for a fever of 101.5 degrees or higher and...if they could have been an exposed to a traveler from West Africa. The latter is what most people are concerned with...
Alaska at low risk for infection

...Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Cooper said the number of Alaskans with ties to the countries most affected by Ebola in west Africa and the estimated number of people from Alaska going to those countries to help and returning is low. But he said the...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered...were three Guinean radio journalists.Many villagers in West Africa have reacted with fear and panic when outsiders have...
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...units that have gotten so much attention for treating four American aid workers who caught Ebola while volunteering in West Africa. Most hospitals can follow the necessary infection control for Ebola, Frieden said, and the Dallas hospital said...
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...more than 3,000 people across West Africa and infected a handful of Americans...infected while volunteering in West Africa have been treated in special isolation...whether that person has traveled to West Africa and whether he or she has been...
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...evacuation flight was scheduled to leave West Africa between 1 a.m. and 1.30 a...stringent protocols, flying from West Africa to Dobbins Air Reserve base outside...partnered to provide health care in West Africa.Munro said the Writebols are...
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Toumieux to speak on West Africa relief efforts

...Eric Toumieux, national director of World Vision Senegal, will address progress in development and relief efforts for West Africa at a community-wide gathering at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Chapel by the Lake. Complimentary light refreshments will...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...he helped establish in 2007, he said. Since the mid-1990s he has been involved in oil exploration in Colombia and West Africa, he said.After an Oct. 24 meeting with Gov. Sean Parnell, Musselman said he is impressed with the state's commitment...
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...then packed one-to-two hundred at a time into tiny cells in the various slave castles sprinkled along the coast of West Africa. "Now everyone, look down at the ground. Do you see how some parts of this cell floor ground are smoother than other...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...have been found as far south as Angola and moving into West Africa. The white fly that acts as a vector for the disease...cassava producer, and - really frightening - reaches West Africa and Nigeria, the biggest producer, you can just imagine...


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