STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

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Ebola could mutate into airborne virus that is caught like a cold, says medical doctor and presenter Lord Robert Winston

The virus that has so far claimed more than 4,000 lives could mutate into an airborne virus that is caught like a common cold, says Lord Robert Winston. The medical doctor known for presenting scientific TV programs said that Ebola could mutate into an airborne virus that is caught like a common cold. He was reacting to Health Minister Earl Howe’s remark at the House of Commons that the Ebola risk to British people “remains low”. At the moment the disease is passed through bodily contact or fluids such as blood and sweat, but the contagion risk would increase if the virus became airborne.

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http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/8203-Ebola-mutate-airborne-virus-caught-like-cold/story-23199637-detail/story.html

 

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Ebola outbreak: Live updates as 4 NHS hospitals are put on standby to deal with killer disease

The UK’s chief medical officer has told medics to watch for symptoms in patients – just a day after a Madrid nurse caught the virus in Spain
Four major NHS hospitals have been put on standby to deal with a mass  outbreak of Ebola in the UK
The four hospitals on standby include the Royal Free in north London, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals foundation trust.

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/ebola-outbreak-live-updates-4-4399551

 

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