Scientists aim to predict the next Ebola outbreak by tracking the migration patterns of BATS

The next time an Ebola epidemic breaks out in Africa, we may be warned in advance by bats. A Science Daily article reports how Pennsylvania-based researchers created a computer model that predicts the migratory movements of the airborne mammals that carry the virus. Bats are considered to be a primary carrier of the Ebola virus. They are also reservoirs … Continue reading Scientists aim to predict the next Ebola outbreak by tracking the migration patterns of BATS

Infected EBOLA carriers escape quarantine hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A new and growing Ebola outbreak is hitting the Democratic Republic of Congo, and additional concerns have been raised as three infected people escaped their quarantine hospital, potentially infecting countless others. The three patients had been quarantined in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, a port city with a population of nearly 1.2 million. Two of … Continue reading Infected EBOLA carriers escape quarantine hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo

If Ebola remains in semen of infected men, why were male Ebola victims in US ‘cleared’ as virus-free?

An Indian man has been placed under mandatory quarantine in his home country after tests came back positive for the Ebola virus in his semen, according to new reports. The 26-year-old Indian national was hospitalized nearly two months ago in Liberia after contracting the disease and had since been thought to be cleared of the … Continue reading If Ebola remains in semen of infected men, why were male Ebola victims in US ‘cleared’ as virus-free?

CDC owns patent on Ebola virus; agency to collect royalties on all future Ebola vaccines

As the Ebola crisis rages on, details about who the stakeholders are in this global disease operation have emerged -- and yes, the U.S. government is one of them. Dave Hodges from The Common Sense Show reports that none other than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and Monsanto all … Continue reading CDC owns patent on Ebola virus; agency to collect royalties on all future Ebola vaccines