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Backlash Hurts Dallas Neighborhood Touched By Ebola Case

By Dianna Hunt and Dianne Solis, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Schoolchildren were left without tutors. Medical clinics were short on staff. Workers were told to stay home. And the shelves at a food bank were stocked and ready but few people turned up for supplies. A backlash against immigrants and refugees in the […]

October 7, 2014

Survivor Kent Brantly Tells Congress Of ‘Emotional Toll’ Of Ebola

Brantley says WHO hasn’t done anything ‘significant’ to fight Ebola.

September 17, 2014

WHO Declares Ebola A Worldwide ‘Public Health Emergency’

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau The Director-General of the World Health Organization on Friday declared the West African Ebola outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern,” and called for both affected and unaffected countries to implement a coordinated international response that features a wide range of new safety measures, including travel restrictions for […]

August 8, 2014

Caribbean Health Experts Warn Of Fapidly Spreading Mosquito-Borne Virus

By Jacqueline Charles, Nester Phillip and Ezra Fieser, The Miami Herald ROSEAU, Dominica — Caribbean health experts warned Thursday that they “cannot stop” a rapidly spreading mosquito-borne virus that has infected thousands and is associated with six deaths in the region. The alert comes as the Dominican Republic’s health ministry became the 15th Caribbean nation to […]

May 2, 2014

Occupy Wall Street Spreads To Hundreds Of Events Around The Country

The Service Employees International Union, the fastest-growing and among the most powerful in the United States, made a splash when its local 1199 jumped on board the Occupy Wall Street protests Wednesday, and now it’s helping spread the movement nationwide. They claim “300 soldarity” events have sprang up around the country. From SEIU President Mary […]

October 6, 2011