Health systems, diseases and political hugs
She's a Texas nurse, the first person to contract the disease on US soil after treating a Liberian patient. The hug she got from Obama was not any ordinary hug — it was a politically symbolic hug, as Ebola was a metaphor for a threat that comes from ...
Ebola Incubus returned Liberia after disease free – Manchester Technology Time
Daily Star Gazette
The boy's case appears to point to the persistence of the virus among survivors, which can result in occasional resurgence of the disease, Dr. Aylward said, adding that flare-ups are expected to be less common and to end in 2016. In October, Pauline ...
What the Ebola epidemic should teach us about the looming Zika crisis
The Week Magazine
The situation was ominous: Ebola was exploding in West Africa, threatening to ignite a global catastrophe. In the following months, more than 4,000 CDC doctors, nurses, laboratory scientists, disease control experts, and others were involved in the ...
The Roots of Ebola | Jacobin
A long history of multinational corporate exploitation and political corruption crippled West Africa's response to the Ebola epidemic. by Samar Al-Bulushi.