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Brian Williams misremembering the Iraq War is confirmation of our worst fear - the Iraqi Misremember Virus is now airborne and is spreading. The Iraqi Misremember Virus was largely restricted ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 04:21 PM PST with 91 Recommends
The CDC, responding to the large number of influenza cases, is doing a live broadcast. The topic will be "2014-2015 Influenza Activity and Antiviral Recommendations." It's being done tomorrow, ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Drug trials in West Africa: Two possibly effective anti-Ebola drugs, plus immune plasma, will be trialed starting in December in West Africa. This is the first time that drug trials will be held ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 12:25 PM PST with 20 Recommends
The first link is to a case presentation that was posted for physicians and other HCPs to see how well they might do if presented with a patient and asked, "Does this patient have Ebola (and what ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 11:46 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The New England Journal of Medicine has an article that discusses the history of the AIDS epidemic in respect to Ebola today. It's called "Panic, Paranoia and Public Health --- the AIDS Epidemic's ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 11:58 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I ran across an op-ed piece on how we might be making Ebola worse. Yes, worse. That's a startling thought since most people want to minimize the spread of Ebola and have it burn out while ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 12:46 PM PST with 6 Recommends
WebMD and Medscape (a site for health care professionals under the WebMD umbrella) released the results of a poll that surveyed health care personnel (HCP) and the lay public. The poll was on the ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Glaxo, a pharmaceutical house in Britain, is working rapidly on its anti-ebola vaccine. They project that if all goes well during the studies and trials and if Glaxo really pushes the vaccine ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 02:15 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The West Africans have been catching media Hell for months now. They are blamed for everything from living in filth to pursuing strange funeral practices. Too dumb to fight off the Ebola virus. It's ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 03:05 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
It's no surprise that there has been an outflow of papers on a variety of Ebola topics such as: Transmissability, who, if any, non-infected persons to quarantine. Predictions of how the Ebola ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 03:28 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
President Obama spoke today from the White House lawn. Prior to his statement he had spoken with the USAID DART group which has been in Africa since August dealing with the Ebola crisis. He said ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Ebola is Just the Latest Fine Mess to be Bungled Following this Ebola story has been enlightening on a host of levels, but what stands out most prominently, is an ugly pattern of incompetence on ...
by lbines
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 05:26 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Governors Christie and Cuomo both decided to mandate a quarantine on people arriving from West Africa who had temperature elevations. Apparently neither felt the need to get input from their own ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 06:22 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
As everyone knows, last Friday Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo announced that everyone flying into their two states who had been in contact with Ebola victims in West Africa (or something) would be ...
by databob
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 08:53 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The New England Journal of Medicine hosted an online broadcast on Ebola on Wednesday, 10/22/14. They had several speakers: PhDs, MD, specialists in public health, a member of Medecines Sans ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Some very new and some not-quite-so-new articles on Ebola. The end of the Nigerian outbreak, Firestone in Liberia controls its outbreak, public health and the law on Ebola issues, getting ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 01:08 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The WHO and CDC have been hypothesizing that there may be thousands more cases of Ebola than they are aware of. They realize that some people may not seek treatment, some leave the area, some die ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 11:57 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
If you are getting worried about the dreaded Ebola virus you are not alone. By now every American should be experiencing some level of anxiety or fear about this deadly virus. Any anxiety or fear ...
by melshim
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 06:01 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The Journal of the American Medical Association just released an article discussing how ready the US might be for Ebola. The article gives a very good recapitulation of what happened in Dallas. ...
by d3clark
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 11:20 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Since its Friday, most won’t believe you when calling in sick without a really good excuse. Well thanks to a well developed slacker’s imagination, here’s one most should be too frighten to ...
by lbines
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 05:37 AM PDT with 2 Recommends