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  • Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]

    Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]
    Monrovia, Liberia — We sat in a waiting room of a health clinic here, talking about our fears. As a midwifery and nursing educator working in Liberia for Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, I had been asked to help update health workers on the critical skills and interventions essential to managing Ebola cases. I was prepared to talk about the disease — what it is, how to care for patients and how to prevent it from spreading.
  • Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....

    Fighting a killer virus [Editorial]

    Fighting a killer virus  [Editorial]
    The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that officially opened today in Washington is as notable for what isn't on the agenda as for what is. The meeting between President Barack Obama and more than 40 African heads of state has been billed as forum for talks on...

    Unable to access better care amid ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia

    Unable to access better care amid ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia
    A Howard County man has died in Liberia after he slipped into a coma and was unable to be evacuated for medical care amid fears of an ebola outbreak abroad, his sister said Thursday.  Nathaniel Dennis, 24, suffered a seizure last week and his family had...

    Family, friends remember Columbia man who died in Liberia as 'full of life'

    Family, friends remember Columbia man who died in Liberia as 'full of life'
    To his family, Nathaniel Dennis' life began as a wonder.  Born premature, Dennis survived infancy thanks to a shunt placed in his brain by Ben Carson, the world-famous Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon.  "I remember how tiny he was when his parents brought...