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Ebola overload

Ebola overload

Alicya Dennison November 16, 2014

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...

Medical workers wearing protective equipment surround a simulated patient during a demonstration for media members on their training for working with possible Ebola patients. (Elaine Thompson | AP)

Ebola epidemic: We can’t operate out of fear

Darartu Mohamed November 9, 2014

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...

Nurses at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center demonstrate proper protective procedures during a training class Oct. 16. (Charles Rex Arbogast | AP)

Ebola prepares DePaul nursing students

Stefani Szenda October 26, 2014

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...

This sign stands outside a family home that has been placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. (Michael Duff | AP)

Ebola: ‘The terrorism of poverty’ in developing nations

Kate Kownacki October 26, 2014

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...

Ebola scare spreads to U.S.

Ebola scare spreads to U.S.

Alicya Dennison October 12, 2014

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,...

Nation and World Briefs: Oct. 6, 2014

Nation and World Briefs: Oct. 6, 2014

October 5, 2014

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...

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