First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States

October 1, 2014 by  
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For the first time, a patient has been diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Although patients have been treated in the U.S. before, they had been diagnosed outside of the country and brought to America for treatment. But a Dallas hospital announced today that one patient, who had been traveling abroad, was confirmed with the disease while residing in the country. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ebola , Ebola Americans , Ebola in America , Ebola in Dallas , Ebola in Texas , Ebola in the US , Ebola outbreak , Ebola prevention , Ebola spread , Ebola treatment , Liberia Ebola , traveler Ebola , US Ebola diagnosis

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WHO: World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak Could Affect 20,000 People or More

August 29, 2014 by  
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The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that the recent Ebola outbreak that started in March of this year is accelerating at an alarming rate and could affect more than 20,000 people before it is contained. More than 40 percent of the total number of cases have occurred within the past 21 days, as the disease is being transmitted in busy city centers. In response, the WHO has come up with a roadmap that aims to stop transmission of the virus in the next eight to nine months, but warns that that timeline could be delayed due to various uncertainties. Read the rest of WHO: World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak Could Affect 20,000 People or More Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air france , bans on travel , British Airways , disease , Ebola , ebola containment , Ebola outbreak , ebola transmission , epidemic , guinea , health workers , liberia , nigeria , roadmap , sierra leone , West Africa , World Health Organization

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The Mystery of the Death Valley Sailing Rocks Has Finally Been Solved

August 29, 2014 by  
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Remember those crazy rocks that were mysteriously sliding along the Death Valley floor when no one was watching? Someone finally caught the stones in action and we finally know what is making them move. Three scientists slapped 15 GPS-loaded rocks onto the Racetrack Playa and after a lot of patience, they discovered that a little bit of water, ice, wind, and a very precise set of circumstances is all it takes to get the stones moving. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of The Mystery of the Death Valley Sailing Rocks Has Finally Been Solved Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Death Valley moving rocks , Death Valley sailing rocks , mysterious moving rocks , mysterious sailing rocks , NASA Death Valley , NASA Racetrack Playa rocks , Racetrack Playa moving rocks , Racetrack Playa moving stones , Racetrack Playa sailing rocks , Racetrack Playa sailing stones , Roving Rocks , Sailing Rocks , sailing stones , self moving stones , solving the sailing rocks , solving the sailing stones

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Liberia has Lost 95 Percent of its Elephants to Poachers

January 25, 2011 by  
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Liberia is home to African forest elephants, like those seen here. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Since civil war broke out in Liberia in the 1980s, 19,000 elephants have been killed by poachers. Today, only 1,000 elephants remain, meaning the country has lost 95 percent of its elephants in only a few decades…

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