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Two weeks ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the document, “Interim Guidance for Specimen Collection, Transport, Testing, and Submission for Persons Under Investigation...

Last week I was telling my website business partner that if I didn’t already know better, after watching all the cable news that airs 24/7 and listening to talk radio, I’d be scared to death...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published Friday a document that reviews the hot topic of human-to-human transmission of Ebolavirus. A good section on the issue of airborne transmission...

By Vincent Racaniello, PhD WHO and CDC recommend that individuals who are potentially infected with Ebola virus should be quarantined for 21 days. Where does this number come from? Charles Haas at Drexel...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in general and director Dr. Thomas Frieden, in particular, have come under harsh criticism of late with their handling of Ebola in the US, and some...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Although we don’t know by what mechanism the nurses in Texas and Madrid were inadvertently exposed to the Ebola virus, investigators are looking for...

There has been a lot of controversy and questions since, Excalibur, Ebola-positive Spanish nurse’s Teresa Romero Ramos’ dog was euthanized last week by Madrid Health authorities. So the question...

The world’s largest Ebola Virus Outbreak (EVD) and it’s first appearance’s outside of Africa continues to gather news coverage at an unprecedented speed. Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly,...

By Vincent Racaniello, PhD The time before the symptoms of a viral infection appear is called the incubation period. During this time, viral genomes are replicating and the host is responding, producing...

In the 5th installment of quotable quotes on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa, with the discovery of the 1st Ebola confirmed case in the United States, CDC director Thomas Frieden...