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Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccines, Immunization, Disease, Measles, Outbreak, Anti-Vaxxers, New Agers, Pseudoscience, Quackery )

Brian
- 4 days ago - slate.com
"What were my New Age parents thinking when they didnâEUR(TM)t vaccinate me?"
Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, outbreak, children, bats, West Africa, death, disease, environment, health, humans, illness, investigation, protection, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 58 days ago - thestar.com
Researchers think they have pinpointed how Ebola epidemic in West Africa started -- with boy playing in hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.
Organic Activists Reject Science, Propose "Natural" Ebola Cure, Claim Government Conspiracy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Hemmoraghic Fever, Outbreak, Fear Mongering, Organic Consumers Association, Quackery, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science )

Brian
- 122 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The Food and Drug Administration has been moving against some quack promoters, most notably Mike Adams."
NYT Op Ed: How to Defeat Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: workld, Ebola, outbreak, virus, West Africa, US, health care delivery, source )

Evelyn
- 127 days ago - nytimes.com
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. So let's calm down and get to work protecting America from Ebola by stopping this disaster at its source.
What West Africa Can Teach the US About Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Hemmoraghic Fever, Nigeria, Senegal, US, Dallas, Texas )

Brian
- 128 days ago - commondreams.org
"Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it."
A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: Measles, Vaccines, #VaccinesWork, Immunization, Childrens book, US, Outbreak )

Brian
- 131 days ago - npr.org
"Measles cases spiked in the United States this year, with 594 cases and 18 outbreaks, the highest number since 2000. They were caused by people traveling to the U.S. and infecting people who hadn't had measles shots."
Top 5 Falsehoods About Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Guinea, Senegal, US, immigrants, Obama administration, government, Bill Gates )

Brian
- 135 days ago - politifact.com
"The spread of Ebola in West Africa, and now into Dallas, has stoked plenty of misinformation about the Ebola virus, its origins and the government's response."
Only 1 In 5 US Hospitals Are Prepared For An Ebola Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, US, Hospitals, Unprepared, Nurses, Ebola Virus, Sneezing, Contagious, Health Care, Obama Administration, Slow moving )

Brian
- 137 days ago - popularresistance.org
"Can the Ebola virus spread through the air in droplets if an infected person sneezes on you? Studies have been conducted demonstrating that yes it can, these droplets are contagious."
Outbreak: Forget Ebola. This Is the Viral Epidemic That Should Really Terrify Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: Measles, Outbreak, Contagious, Viral Epidemic, Americans, Health, Anti-Vaxxers, Disinformation, Immunization, Saves Lives )

Brian
- 145 days ago - qz.com
"Yes, measles--the same virus that was eliminated from the US in 2000. Spread through the air, measles--which causes respiratory system infections, rash, and in some cases, encephalitis--is many, many times more contagious than Ebola."
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 151 days ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Likelihood of 6800 New Ebola Case in West Africa By End of Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Quarantine, West Africa, outbreak, virusesresearch, humans, illness )

Deb
- 159 days ago - allvoices.com
New Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa by the end of the month if new control measures are not enacted according to a new analysis. The CDC estimates there will be 500,00 cases of Ebola by the end of January.
1976 Vs. Today: Ebola's Terrifying Evolution
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Africa, Health Care, Doctors Without Borders )

Brian
- 161 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"Though it was 40 years ago, doctors contained Zaire's 1976 Ebola outbreak better than today's outbreak. In a new paper, those doctors give insight and advice to current health care workers."
New Swine Flu Wave Hits Mexico, Closings Unlikely
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Mexico, Swine Flu, outbreak, illness, protection, prevention, humans )

Dee
- 1980 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The next wave of swine flu has arrived, and Mexicans are bracing for an outbreak that may be even larger than the one here last spring that became a pandemic.
Mexican Swine Flu Deaths Raise Epidemic Fears; 8 Ill in U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mexico, US, Swine Flue, Outbreak, warning, illness, death, disease, protection, health )

Dee
- 2136 days ago - usatoday.com
People in Mexico City wear surgical masks as they walk toward the entrance to the General Hospital there. Authorities are looking into whether an illness there that has sickened hundreds is the swine flu.
Mexico Shuts Schools, Museums to Stop Flu Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Mexico, Swine Flu, outbreak, protection, disease, illness, death )

Dee
- 2136 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MEXICO CITY -Mexico shut down schools, museums, libraries and state-run theaters across its overcrowded capital Friday in hopes of containing a swine flu outbreak that authorities say killed at least 20 people --
 

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