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THOMAS ERIC DUNCAN
Ebola: How Quickly We Forget
Foreign Policy In Focus columnist, author
As we begin a new year, we often discard the less important memories of the preceding year, but some events should never be forgotten. Remember
Dallas Hospital Where U.S. Ebola Patient Died Setting Up Fund For Victims In West Africa
Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter In a statement released Wednesday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said
Family Of Dallas Ebola Victim Reaches Settlement With Hospital
By Reuters, Reuters
A suit against the Dallas hospital faced long odds due to the state's regulations on malpractice suits that have made it
Family Of Deceased U.S. Ebola Patient Reaches Resolution With Dallas Hospital
By Reuters, Reuters
Reuters could not independently verify the report. The law firm was not immediately available for comment. The hospital also
Texas Will Be Officially Ebola-Free By The End Of The Day
"We are grateful that two caregivers who shared the fight against this insidious virus are healthy,” wrote Barclay Berdan
Ebola Victims Need Compassion, Treatment -- Not Prosecution
Attorney, Policy Analyst, Writer
The great American Ebola freakout of 2014 seems hardly warranted and only beneficial to those media outlets whose ratings are boosted by their own misleading and damaging coverage of the problem.
Living With a Degree of Risk: Time for Action at Home
What we know right now is that personal protective equipment was distributed and used to treat Duncan; however even with the best intentions, accidents can happen.
Why We Must Raise Money for Ebola Now
Founding Director at World Health Equity
For me, what is so ruthless about Ebola in particular, is the way it forces victims to anticipate death, be ostracized and feared and remain void of human touch and personal connection. My test results came back negative for Ebola. I had never been happier to have Malaria.
Treat Gun Violence Crisis With Same Urgency as Ebola Scare
Jumaane D. Williams
New York City Council Member, representing the 45th Council Di...
My prayers also with the families dealing with the deadly disease. At the same time, I must contrast that with the complete lack of national political will to deal with a very real and present pandemic: the public health crisis of gun violence.
Dallas Ebola Victims' Families Speak Out
Alana Horowitz Satlin
Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the CDC was planning to update
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What Are America's Religious Organizations Doing To Prepare For Ebola?
"What people need most is for the church to reach out to them," Barry told HuffPost. "To be a voice of hope and calm and
Ebola, AIDS, and
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.
Physician and Writer, Co-founder of Gay Men's Health Crisis an...
As we face a plague that could spread with the scale and devastation of AIDS, Congress is once again playing partisan and petty politics.
Texas Hospital Denies Nurses' Allegations Of Ebola Carelessness
National Nurses United also said that Duncan, who died from the deadly virus last week, "was left for several hours, not
Cleveland Area Schools Cancel Classes Over Ebola Concerns
Solon Middle School and Parkside Elementary School were closed as a precaution because an unnamed middle school staffer reportedly
Amber Vinson, Dallas Ebola Patient, Says CDC Gave Her Green Light To Fly
Alana Horowitz Satlin
After Vinson reported symptoms of Ebola on Tuesday, she was placed in isolation. On Wednesday, she was transported to Emory
Ebola and Thomas Eric Duncan: Compassion for All
Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Rev. Jesse Jackson
When Thomas Eric Duncan, a visitor from Liberia, became ill in Dallas on September 24, he went, as many people do, to the local hospital emergency room. However, serious questions must be raised about what happened when he did.
Second Health Care Worker At Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Tests Positive For Ebola
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Nurses Say U.S. Hospitals Aren't Adequately Prepared To Handle Ebola Patients
Story continues below the infographic. “We don’t have variation, [and] our teams aren’t tired when they’re at work,” said
First Known Person To Contract Ebola In U.S. Identified
Officials have identified Nina Pham as the Dallas nurse who is battling Ebola after treating a patient who died of the virus.
Nina Pham Confirmed As First Known Person To Contract Ebola In U.S.
Alana Horowitz Satlin
Last week, Texas health officials announced that a hospital worker who treated Duncan had showed symptoms of the virus. They
When Ebola Comes to Church
Senior Pastor, Wilshire Baptist Church
Ebola came to our church, even though no one was exposed to the virus inside our building. We encountered Ebola because one of our members came face-to-face with it. And to echo the words of the Apostle Paul, when one member of the body hurts, the entire body feels pain.
Dallas Hospital Responds To Criticisms of Ebola Patient's Treatment
Even in the best of circumstances, Ebola has a terrifyingly high mortality rate -- up to 90 percent in some recorded outbreaks
In Life and Death, Thomas Eric Duncan Exposed Severe Gaps in Anti-Ebola Efforts on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Robtel Neajai Pailey
Liberian academic, activist and author of the anti-corruption ...
If Duncan had not made it on the Brussels Airlines flight en route to Dallas, he probably would have become one of the nameless, faceless victims of Ebola.
The Lesson Ebola Can Teach Us
Cartoonist and blogger
I am just going to say it: the Ebola outbreak reaching the United States is a teachable moment. Not only is It proof that human beings are all in this life-on-earth-thing together, but it is also proof that we need to start aggressively treating health care as a human right.
Unequal Treatment? Race, Ebola and the Tragic Death of Thomas Eric Duncan
Dr. Judy Lubin
Policy analyst; Sociologist; Adjunt Professor, Howard University
Why was Thomas Eric Duncan sent home when he first sought treatment at a Dallas hospital? Duncan's death and the current Ebola outbreak point to broad and systemic racial disparities in treatment and access to care in the U.S. and abroad.
Rachel Maddow Has Some Very Tough Questions About Texas Ebola Patient's Death
"Could he have been saved had he been treated right from the beginning of his symptoms?" Maddow continued. "Is it possible
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