Ebola Germ Can Live On Surfaces Up To 7 WEEKS

While we have been told that the Ebola disease typically dies on surfaces within hours, a study, citing tons of research, concludes it can survive for more than seven weeks under certain conditions.

The tests, conducted by the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) found that the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus can live on samples stored on glass at low temperatures for as long as 50 days.

Ebola Germ Can Live Up To 7 WEEKS On Surfaces

The left-hand charts plot survival rates of Zaire strain of Ebola (Zebov) and Lake Victoria marburgvirus (Marv) on glass (a) and plastic (b) at 4° (39°F) over 14 days. Continue reading

Christie FOLDS: Ebola Nurse Can Go Home

Chris Christie was forced to fold on his decision to quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox who was being kept in a tent in a hospital parking lot over Ebola.

A title wave of White House pressure effectively reversed Christie’s mandatory 21-day quarantine.

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The state-defying u-turn came after Obama successfully lobbied Christie’s New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to relax their quarantine rules. Continue reading

U.S. Soldiers Including Maj. Gen. Quarantined in Italy Over EBOLA

U.S. soldiers returning from Liberia are being quarantined in Vicenza, Italy so they can be tested for the Ebola virus.

There are at least 11 soldiers in isolation.

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The soldiers being monitored include Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams who was the commander of the U.S. Army in Africa but turned over duties to the 101st Airborne Division over the weekend, Martin reports. They apparently were met by Carabinieri in full hazmat suits. If the policy remains in effect, everyone returning from Liberia – several hundred – will be placed in isolation for 21 days. Thirty are expected in today, Martin reports. h/t cbsnews

 
Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander of the 101st Airborne Division, assumed command in Liberia on Saturday of the growing contingent of U.S. forces in Liberia.

Boy 5 Quarantined In NYC Hospital Over Ebola

A 5-year-old boy recently returning to NYC from Guinea was rushed into hospital isolation with symptoms consistent with Ebola.

The boy was fitted in a tiny protective suit and taken by HAZ MAT to Bellevue Hospital Center on Sunday night and immediately placed in isolation.

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The boy’s family, who lived in the home with him, were immediately ordered quarantined in their apartment. Continue reading

Kaci Hickox Ebola Confinement Nurse: I’m Suing!

Kaci Hickox, the nurse held in quarantine over Ebola is planning to file a federal lawsuit to challenge her confinement as a violation of her civil rights.

Hickox broke the news via her lawyer on Sunday.

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Norman Siegel, a well-known civil rights lawyer, said that Kaci Hickox’s confinement after she returned from West Africa raised “serious constitutional and civil liberties issues,” given that she remains asymptomatic and has not tested positive for Ebola. Continue reading

Disgruntled Nurse In NJ Quarantine LEAKS Photo Of Confinement

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who landed in quarantine in New Jersey upon arriving back home from treating Ebola patients, is speaking out against the hellish living conditions she’s endured throughout her time in isolation.

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“This is an extreme that is really unacceptable, and I feel like my basic human rights have been violated,” Kaci Hickox told media Sunday. Continue reading

LEAGUE CITY Texas Clinic Quarantine Lockdown Over EBOLA

League City, Texas, officials are currently housing a patient who has Ebola symptoms and made recent trip to Africa.

The patient mandated a precautionary lockdown of an emergency clinic as a medical worker said a male patient who had recently traveled from Africa was at the facility and “exhibiting symptoms that could be consistent with Ebola.”

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Based on the countries the patient recently visited, the Centers for Disease Control believes there is very little to zero risk of exposure to Ebola, However, It was shortly after 11 a.m. Friday when the staff at Intermediate Medical Care located at 2640 E League City Parkway called authorities. Continue reading

Ebola Scare At TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage?

A patient has been admitted to TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, TN., over Ebola-like symptoms.

Local news reporter, FOX 17’s Meagan O’Halloran who reported from the hospital, saw emergency vehicles and people in Hazmat suits. A hospital spokesperson has said that no one at the hospital has Ebola. The ambulance was observed being decontaminated.

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Connecticut Family Of SIX Quarantined Over Ebola

An unnamed family of six returning from West Africa, has been quarantined in West Haven over Ebola.

According to West Haven Mayor Ed O’Brien, the family is not showing any symptoms.

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The quarantine is in compliance with an emergency order Gov. Dannel Malloy aimed at preventing the spread of the Ebola virus in the state of Connecticut.

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