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A Summary of #Ebola Data and Prayer Requests - Nov 5 2014

The World Health Organization released a new comprehensive update today (Nov 5) about the Ebola outbreak.

As I’ve done previously, I tried to pick out some of the key data and develop prayer points, and posted a series of Tweets.  601 more words

Global Intercession

Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk. 192 more words


Thousands of Muscovites Protest Hospital Closures and Layoffs

Around 6,000 People Rally against “Collapse of Medicine” in Moscow
Farida Rustamova and Artyom Filipenok
November 2, 2014

A rally against health care reform in Moscow brought together six times more protesters than originally announced, uniting medical and educational trade unions and people from entire spectrum of the political opposition. 1,490 more words


Letter: Ebola quarantine may backfire

Re: Ontario health minister disagrees with mandatory Ebola quarantines, Oct. 26.

As Ontario Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins has warned, this Ebola quarantine will likely deter nurses and physicians from treating patients in West Africa.  167 more words


"A Public Health Triumph": Republicans Call Ebola A Federal Government Failure. It’s Exactly The Opposite

If you live in a state with a competitive Senate race, chances are you’ve seen an ad recently that told you to vote Republican because of Ebola. 577 more words


"Forcible Isolation": Are Mandatory Ebola Quarantines Legal?

The coercive mandatory quarantine of Kaci Hickox, the nurse placed in what amounts to Ebola jail after returning to the United States from West Africa, raises troubling questions about the power that state and federal governments have to forcibly isolate individuals. 858 more words

Civil Rights

"Losing Services Of Many People": The Media's Overreaction To Ebola Is Sending A Chill Through My Coworkers At Doctors Without Borders

One of my colleagues is ill with Ebola that he contracted while working in West Africa for Medicines Sans Frontiers, otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders. 750 more words