Posts Tagged Infectious diseases

NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News' chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the "Today" show in New York. The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Snyderman, but NBC must now decide whether her credibility is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long.  (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

South Africa reluctant to host 2015 African Cup

Egypt's Amr Gamal, left, scores his side's opening goal against Botswana during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Egypt won 2-0. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year’s African Cup of Nations because the sport ministry fears Ebola and unplanned staging costs.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Morocco denies withdrawing as African Cup host

Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, and Botswana's Thato Ogopotse compete for the ball during their African Cup of Nations group G qualifying soccer match at  Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Coaches out after team taunts African about Ebola

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two high school soccer coaches in eastern Pennsylvania have resigned after their players hurled Ebola taunts at an opponent from West Africa.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

This product image released by Brands On Sale, Inc. shows a hazmat costume with a respirator. No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what's the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies and faux gear to ward off the deadly strain of virus. (AP Photo/Brands On Sale, Inc.)

NEW YORK (AP) — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,