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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Ebola-free Nigeria hailed as 'success story' in battling outbreak

    It was an epidemiologist’s worst nightmare: one of the world’s deadliest contagious diseases loose in one of the world’s most densely populated and sometimes chaotic megacities — Lagos, Nigeria. With its teeming slums, bogus...
  • Ebola fear puts family in voluntary quarantine in Rock Island

    Ebola fear puts family in voluntary quarantine in Rock Island
    A Rock Island family is in voluntary isolation in its home after a relative arrived there from Ebola-stricken Liberia, officials confirmed Monday. One family member, Barhyeau Philips, has also agreed to go on paid leave from his grounds crew job at...
  • Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

    Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected....
  • CDC acknowledges old Ebola treatment rules were too lax, imposes new ones

    WASHINGTON The federal government on Monday tightened its infection control regulations for health care workers who care for Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will now require that medical personnel train, practice and show...
  • Can the U.S. healthcare system do as well against Ebola as Nigeria's just did?

    Two. That’s the total number of known Ebola cases in the United States today — the two infected nurses from Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Nina Pham and Amber Vincent. That’s two cases in a country of 319 million...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from sources I...
  • Calm down, America, Ebola isn't about to kill us all

    A Texas university refuses to accept students from Nigeria, where there were a couple dozen Ebola cases before the disease was quickly stopped. Louisiana refuses to allow incinerated trash from the treatment of Texas' first Ebola victim, Thomas Eric...
  • Ebola fear factor subsides in U.S. financial markets

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since 2012 as the 21-day incubation period for Ebola passes for many in Texas without new infections. The market's big...
  • U.S. issues new ebola protocals for health workers

    DALLAS - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government'...
  • With Ebola, it's better to screen outbound flights, study suggests

    The deceased Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan is unlikely to be the last person to carry the Ebola virus out of one of three West African countries, a new study suggests. Given current infection rates in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, a team of Canadian...