Update 10/9/14: I began tracking latest developments before Ebola hit the U.S. You can know easily find information on the mainstream. Be sure to keep yourself informed!
This page serves as a centralized place for you to get information on developing news regarding the Ebola Outbreak. It also serves as a reference hub for educational articles regarding the Ebola virus. A link to this page is included in the right sidebar for quick & easy access. Please check back often for updates.
New Ebola Discovery Explains Why Virus Is So Deadly: This virus has been around since 1976, but it’s taken them all this time, and coincidentally during a major outbreak, to figure this out? The explanation is technical, yet still easy for a non-medical regular person to understand, so go and and read it for yourself. (published 8/13/14)
Medieval “Cordon Sanitaire” Tactic Put into Effect to Control Ebola: It was used during the Black Death, then again in Europe in the early 1900’s to control the spread of typhus. With Cordon Sanitaire (sanitary barrier), a border is established and no one goes in or out. This has now been put into effect in Ebola-stricken regions of Africa. Let’s see how this plays out… (published 8/12/14)
Former FDA Official Warns of Spooky Scenario if Ebola Hits U.S.: This article centers around the potential for forced quarantine of well persons. But how would the government get the masses to cooperate? With Martial Law??? (published 8/12/14)
Tracing Ebola’s Outbreak to an African 2-Year-Old: Although considered Patient Zero, it’s theorized that the child potentially had contact with another infected person that has not been traced. Other theories for her December 2013 infection include contaminated fruit or contact with a bat. (published 8/9/14)
South Carolina Dept of Health Directs Colleges & Universities to Screen West African Students & Faculty for Ebola: Persons are to be screened based on recent travel history, arriving within 21 days from West Africa. Any sexual contact they’ve had within 21 days will also be questioned as part of the screening. (published 8/9/14)