Enterovirus D68 Kills Michigan Toddler

Enterovirus D68 Kills Michigan Toddler

Michigan toddler Madeline Reid died from enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) on Friday afternoon at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. The 21-month-old girl is the second child to die from the virus in the U.S., and the first in the state of Michigan. EV-D68 has infected more than 500 people across the country, according to health […]

Ebola Results in Pending Changes for Airline Travellers [Video]

Ebola Results in Pending Changes for Airline Travellers [Video]

Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Tom Freiden, announced there will be an increase in security measures for travellers entering the U.S. from Western Africa. News of tightened airline security measures came swiftly after health officials announced that Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian Ebola patient, had died in Texas on Wednesday. According to PBS News  all major […]

Ebola Patients Receive Experimental Drug [Video]

Ebola Patients Receive Experimental Drug [Video]

Officials say Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who died in Texas on Wednesday, received an experimental drug not used by past survivors. The drug is called Brincidofovir, manufactured by Chimerix. According to Forbes, after 6 days under hospital care, Duncan lost his battle with the virus. His death marks the first Ebola related death on […]

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