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WHO: Ebola Death Toll Tops 120

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is up to at least 121. WHO says health ministries in Guinea, Liberia and other affected countries have reported about 200 confirmed or suspected cases of the virus. The vast majority of victims are in Guinea, where officials have reported 168 cases, including 108 deaths. Liberia reports 13 deaths from the disease. News reports Tuesday said Gambian authorities have ordered airlines not to pick up passengers from affected countries. Last week, WHO Assistant...

Borders On Lock Down as Ebola Spreads: We Will Lose Many People *Video*

One of the world’s most terrifying viruses is multiplying. Thus far at least 70 people have died from the Ebola virus in Guinea in recent weeks and though officials have taken steps to shut down the country’s border it may already be too late. The deadly strain of hemorrhagic fever has reportedly already spread to neighboring Sierra Leone and Liberia. The virus is normally acquired as a result of the butchering of or consumption of meat from bats or monkeys, which has prompted Guinea’s government to issue a ban on, among other things, the...

Ebola Outbreak Confirmed In Guinea

Editor’s Note: There are now mainstream media outlets reporting this is not the ebola virus. While we tend to take some information with a grain of salt, it is important to consider the facts in any case in order to make an educated decision. We will let you decide what you deem to be true or untrue in this situation. CONAKRY, Guinea — Samples from victims of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in Guinea have tested positive for the Ebola virus, government officials said Sunday, marking the first time an outbreak...

NEWS ALERT: China Closes Poultry Markets As Bird Flu Spreads

Officials in eastern Hangzhou, China are boosting efforts to prevent the spread of H7N9, the deadly strain of bird flu that has already killed 22 people this year.

Human Fatality Rate 60%: “Grave Concerns that H5N1 Will Become Easily Transmissible Between Humans”

Canadian health officials have admitted they are confused over how a fit and healthy 20 year old hospital worker has died of H5N1.

‘Unpredictable pandemics’ warning

The world needs to be prepared for “unpredictable pandemics” from viruses making the leap from animals to people, scientists in Taiwan say.

Mysterious new MERS virus spreads easily, deadlier than SARS

LONDON –  A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.