Tag: West Africa

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NAACP chairman keynotes Washington and Lee Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Her speech and all other events in the multi-day program, “Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” are open to the public at no charge.


The deadly politicization of Ebola

The Ebola story gets stranger every day as administration officials, the CDC, and Mr. Obama himself stretch logic and reason to the breaking point and beyond.


Legal action to force Ebola quarantine: Really?

Kaci Hickox has not been diagnosed with Ebola, but that seems to be immaterial as the two governors, the Centers for Disease Control and state health officials have been falling over themselves to try to appear to be doing everything they can to prevent the spread of a disease that has seen a grand total of two people stricken inside the U.S. borders.


Bob Marshall: McAuliffe Ebola policy ineffective

While Governor Terry McAuliffe said Monday he will not impose mandatory quarantine on travelers from Ebola prevalent countries, the U.S. Defense Department is doing precisely that.


Sens. Warner, Kaine urge federal Ebola coordinator to synchronize state, local response plans

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine called on the federal Ebola response coordinator to act quickly to synchronize local, state and federal efforts to respond to the Ebola emergency.


Augusta Health prepares for Ebola

Augusta Health—working with the local Department of Health, government and emergency agencies; the Virginia Department of Health; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association—is preparing for the possibility of an individual in our community being identified as having the Ebola virus.


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Forbes: Implement travel restrictions in response to Ebola

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) issued the following statement in response to the death of the Ebola patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, and the subsequent infection of two healthcare workers within the United States.


Ebola iscovery: UVA identifies, maps unique structure within deadly virus

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the shape and structure of a key element of the deadly Ebola virus, a discovery that will act as a road map for the development of drugs to treat or prevent infection.


Fishburne’s Mo Sallah inks NLI with Mount St. Mary’s

Mo Sallah came to the U.S. from his native Gambia four years ago as a soccer player never having played basketball. The 6’8”, 205-pounder at Fishburne Military School is now a Division I recruit, signing his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday with Mount St. Mary’s.