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Ebola overload

Ebola overload

Alicya Dennison

November 16, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Disease scare, sensationalism leads to stigmatization of Africans in America Upon his return from Guinea — a West African nation — on Oct. 17, Dr. Craig Spencer from New York City tested positive for Ebola. As the first confirmed case in the Big Apple, Spencer’s diagnosis gave birth to a ne...

Ebola epidemic: We can’t operate out of fear

Ebola epidemic: We can’t operate out of fear

Darartu Mohamed

November 9, 2014


Filed under Opinions

The Ebola virus has left thousands in West Africa, specifically Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, fighting for their lives. These countries lack the human and infrastructural resources needed to overcome the rapid spread, resulting in thousands fatally infected. But they don’t lack the resources to ove...

Ebola prepares DePaul nursing students

Ebola prepares DePaul nursing students

Stefani Szenda

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

The news of potential cases of Ebola continues to spread quickly throughout the United States. The threat is something that is on the minds of citizens across the country, but what about those working in health care who the threat is more immediate for? Read More »...

Ebola: ‘The terrorism of poverty’ in developing nations

Ebola: ‘The terrorism of poverty’ in developing nations

Kate Kownacki

October 26, 2014


Filed under Opinions

As of late October, research shows that 4,500 people have died of Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Out of the eight diagnosed in the U.S., only one person has died from the disease. Why is it that the mortality rate in developing nations is 50 percent, while the mortality rate in the Unit...

Ebola scare spreads to U.S.

Ebola scare spreads to U.S.

Alicya Dennison

October 12, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Treatment strategies pose questions of equitability between Americans, Africans The first time his finances didn’t stand in the way of his travels to the United States, Ebola did. Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, died in Dallas on Oct. 8 at 7:51 a.m. Read More »...

Nation and World Briefs: Oct. 6, 2014

Nation and World Briefs: Oct. 6, 2014

October 5, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Israeli, US leaders rift over settlement issue JERUSALEM - Israel’s prime minister dismissed a recent White House rebuke of Israeli settlement construction, saying in comments broadcast on Sunday that the criticism goes “against American values.” Read More »...

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