Saturday, October 18, 2014
Vegetable oil makers yesterday advised the public to adopt their products in place of lard oil and consume more home-cooked meals while the nation weathers the current food safety crisis., 1 Comment
A Nigerian man who made a stopover in Taiwan on Tuesday, Oct. 14 has tested negative for the Ebola virus after he arrived in China showing symptoms, Taiwanese health officials said Friday, citing information received from China.
Lawmakers grilled top U.S. health officials Thursday over the nation's fumbling response to the Ebola crisis, as apologetic Texas authorities said they were doing everything possible to prevent further outbreaks.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to send reservists to take part in a U.S. mission to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Friday, October 17, 2014
The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and flew across the Midwest aboard an airliner the day before she fell ill, even though government guidelines should have kept her off the plane. Amid growing concern, U.S. President Barack Obama canceled a campaign trip to address the outbreak.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The world is falling behind in a desperate race stop the deadly Ebola outbreak, a top UN official warned on Tuesday amid dire predictions that thousands of new infections are possible before year's end.
A major international research group rang alarm bells Monday over the scourge of hidden hunger, also known as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which affects over two billion people with often devastating consequences.
The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday.
The Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a dying Liberian man repeatedly visited his room from the day he was admitted to the intensive care unit until the day before he died, medical records show.
Monday, October 13, 2014
A Texas health care worker who treated an Ebola victim has tested positive for the deadly tropical fever, dealing a blow to the worldwide battle to stem the outbreak.