Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Ebola ~ Just the Facts

Readers of this blog (soon to be “resource library”) typically find health INSURANCE, FUNDING, and FINANCING issues addressed here. But occasionally, health CARE issues come to light which I feel compelled to address. With all the media coverage and confusion surrounding the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus, I decided to attempt to clarify some important facts. My primary source of information for this post is the Douglas County Health Department (Douglas County, Nebraska), which under the direction of Dr. Adi Pour, does a fantastic job of data mining and educating, among other things.
The Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976 in the Ebola River…