Category Archives: health emergency

Ebola Now in New York City – Patient Had Passed “Advanced Screening” on Return from West Africa

Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola By Marc Santora – OCT. 23, 2014 A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in the city to test positive for the virus Thursday, setting off a search for anyone who might have come into Read More

Nassim Taleb: Here’s What People Don’t Understand About Ebola

Shane Ferro Oct. 17, 2014, 4:43 PM Multiplication — that’s what people don’t understand about Ebola, according to Nassim Taleb, the author of “Fooled by Randomness” and “The Black Swan.” More specifically, Taleb explained to Business Insider that many people talking about the disease don’t “have a grasp of the severity of the multiplicative process.” Read More

Second Ebola-Infected Nurse ID’d; Flew Domestic Flight Day Before Diagnosis

Reported by Fox News October 15, 2014 The second nurse infected with Ebola at a Texas hospital was identified Wednesday as 29-year-old Amber Vinson, while authorities expressed concern that she took a domestic flight — reportedly to prepare for her wedding in Cleveland — just one day before coming down with symptoms of the deadly disease. Read More