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State has defense in place to combat threat of Ebola

By Ira Zunin

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2014

~~<p>Patients are beginning to share their increasing concerns about the recent spread of Ebola in West Africa. While it is prudent for the people of Hawaii and the Department of Health to remain vigilant about global trends of any infectious disease, there is no imminent cause for alarm.</p>
<p>As of Tuesday, 1,229 people have succumbed to Ebola with another 1,011 cases now identified, primarily in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, according to the World Health Organization. The two Americans affected by the disease and evacuated to an isolation ward in Atlanta were recently released after tests showed the virus was no longer present. The two had used an experimental treatment, ZMapp.</p>
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Patients are beginning to share their increasing concerns about the recent spread of Ebola in West Africa. While it is prudent for the people of Hawaii and the Department of Health to remain vigilant about global trends of any infectious disease, there is no imminent cause for alarm.

As of Tuesday, 1,229 people have succumbed to Ebola with another 1,011 cases now identified, primarily in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, according to the World Health Organization. The two Americans affected by the disease and evacuated to an isolation ward in Atlanta were recently released after tests showed the virus was no longer present. The two had used an experimental treatment, ZMapp. Login for more...



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