Former Oxfam Chief Slams WHO for Poor Response on Ebola – Calls for New Center for Managing Health Emergencies

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It’s not the first time that the WHO has been criticized for it’s poor response to the Ebola Crisis. But, now, things have gotten a lot worse forcing an independent panel of experts to call for a complete change in leadership and organization at the top. A 28-page report blatantly blamed politics and bureaucracy for […]

Liberia Taking All Precautions As Ebola Reappears After 2 Months Of Silence

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Liberia has been Ebola free for the last two months, but now with the discovery of a corpse of a 17-year-old boy who died of Ebola, panic has spread through West Africa in fear of another outbreak. The authorities quarantined the area on where the body was found on Tuesday. Tolbert Nyenswah, deputy health minister […]

New Blood Test Immediately Detects Deadly Ebola!

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The deadly Ebola disease can now be tested on the spot. A new blood test can detect the disease within minutes and is as accurate as the most widely-used laboratory-based test. Results from patient trials show that a point-of-care Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) test is faster than and as sensitive as a conventional lab-based molecular […]

Malarial deaths outrun Ebola death toll in Guinea

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When the Ebola outbreak escalated in 2014, visits to health centres in Guinea fell by about 42% in the worst affected regions of the country, with many people hesitating from seeking medical help out of fear of contracting the epidemic, said a report published in the medical journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. “One problem is that […]

North Koreans have Discovered the Cure for AIDS, Ebola, MERS and SARS, Claim unsubstantiated

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  North Korea made an astounding announcement today claiming they have created a drug which allegedly cures and prevent AIDS, Ebola, MERS and SARS. The claim was made by the country’s state news organization and official Korean Central News Agency. “Virus infections like SARS, Ebola, and MERS are diseases that are related to immune systems, so they […]

Ebola volunteers to be rewarded – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, is stepping forward and rewarding all the volunteers who risked their lives traveling to West Africa to control the Ebola epidemic. President Kenyatta said the example set by the medical volunteers will inspire many Kenyans to rise up to the occasion and help in finding solutions. “The problem with […]

Traveling woes of Liberians persist – after Ebola epidemic subsides

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DAKAR, Senegal: “This constant stigmatization of the country has implications for our post-war economic recovery and for our post-Ebola economic recovery,” she said. “It’s almost like we’re a pariah.” “It’s not just affecting people who are in the country — it’s all of us who have Liberian passports,” said Pailey, an academic, activist and author […]

Canadian Tekmira Pharmaceuticals company halts Ebola drug testing in Sierra Leone

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Canadian pharmaceuticual company,Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation has stopped testing their drug formulation on Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, saying it became clear that the drug wasn’t showing any improvement in the patients. The testing was scheduled to end anyway. “The Phase II clinical trial of TKM-Ebola-Guinea has reached a predefined statistical endpoint and enrollment has been […]

Ebola virus continues to baffle sceintists! concealed by…

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Ebola virus baffles scientists yet again. Turns out the virus can hide and become dormant in pregnancy, with no outward symptoms. A case report published recently shows how a 31-year-old woman in late pregnancy went to a hospital in Liberia complaining of mild stomach pain – possibly related to pregnancy. Routine testing for Ebola diagnosed […]

MFS: Ebola Might Hit Again, We Remain Unprepared, Repeating Mistakes

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The head of the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres is warning that the Ebola epidemic could just as easily be rearing its head again in West Africa – and like last time – the health authorities may not be well-equipped to deal with the deadly virus. The heads of the seven great industrial nations met […]