Is The West Next: Fears Of An Ebola Pandemic As UN Struggles To Contain The Virus

Posted: July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Kenema, Sierra Leone

SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWS LINKS AND VIDEOS: Is the Ebola Virus about to spread to the West? Is there a reason to fear a Pandemic? The containment of the Ebola Virus has become a complete failure. The race is on to contain it and as growing fears that a sick person could get on a plane and spread the disease could happen. If it does spread to the West its likely Paris will be the first city to see the virus according to infectious disease specialist Kamran Khan. Can the nations stop the deadliest Ebola Outbreak in West Africa? Will the Public Health Failures and Cultural Beliefs about the Ebola virus create a world pandemic? A drastic action is needed to halt the surge of the virus or the West is next.

Today was a pretty tough day – one of the first two patients I admitted on May 30 died. I walked into his room and he was on the floor half naked surrounded by bloody emesis and diarrhea. I put him back in bed, bathed him, and put fresh clothes on him and as I finished he died.
It’s pretty emotional to bathe a 27-year-old man who was incredibly strong and rendered completely helpless. His sister is next door and will likely die in the next hour. This is all in front of the other patients in the room, many of whom are family members or neighbors. The despair is suffocating. My computer is running out of batteries. Sorry, more to come- William Fisher

“The current trend of this epidemic and the potential of cross-border and international spread constitute a public health matter of grave concern,” he told an emergency summit in Ghana.
“The current Ebola outbreak has the potential to spread outside the affected countries and beyond the region if urgent and relevant containing measures are not put in place.”- World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa Dr Luis Gomes Sambo

NEWS.COM.AU: IT’S running rampant across west Africa and has already claimed nearly 500 lives. As the UN struggles to contain the deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola, the question on everyone’s lips is: Are we next?
A sense of panic is beginning to pervade Guinea, the epicentre of the outbreak, and neighbouring Sierra Leone and Liberia.
The death toll from the deadly haemorrhagic virus now stands at 467. There been a 38 per cent rise in the number of deaths in just a week.
And now, there are growing fears Ebola could spread further than the small corner of west Africa reeling from the current outbreak.
AN ISOLATING DESPAIR: Dr William Fischer speaks of horror Ebola outbreak
So, is it possible cases of Ebola could begin turning up in Australia soon? Is there a chance it will spread through Europe before making its way to our shores READ MORE:

WND.COM: Health ministers from 11 West African countries began a two-day Emergency Ministerial meeting in Accra, Ghana, Wednesday amid concern the outbreak of the Ebola virus that began in Ghana could spread across their region as an uncontrolled pandemic.
In a statement distributed at the United Nations, the World Health Organization, WHO, classified the current Ebola outbreak as the worst ever.
The outbreak traces back to cases appearing in rural Guinea in March, which spread across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. So far, a total of 750 cases and 455 deaths have been reported in the affected countries, according to WHO READ MORE:

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