Tag: ebola

CDC confirms first case of Ebola in US

Originally published in The Christian Post The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that a patient at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas became the first person in the United States to test positive for the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging multiple countries in West […]

Ebola clinics fill up as death toll hits 3 000

Originally published in Fox News Doctors are in short supply and countries are scrambling to find more resources for the Ebola outbreak, as the death toll from the virus hit 3 000.  According to a Wall Street Journal report Sunday, the World Health Organization said 3,091 people have died of confirmed, […]

Ebola and the question of risk

By INcontext Ministries – Originally published in A World In Motion, Issue 106, 21 August 2014 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, first reported in March, has rapidly become the deadliest occurrence of the disease since its discovery in 1976. More than 1 000 people have died, with Sierra Leone, Guinea and […]