What journalists are saying about #Ebola


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André Picard

Health columnist at The Globe and Mail
Montréal
Health Columnist — Globe and Mail

Jason Gale

Journo, medical science junky, father x3, runner, swimmer & fair-weather cyclist. Opinions are mine. Retweets may just be accidental.
Sydney
Editor at Large — Bloomberg News

Laura Keeney

Business reporter for The Denver Post. MBA. I cover aerospace, aviation, sci/tech. Fueled by The Clash, sci-fi and ALL the coffee. Tips: Lkeeney@denverpost.com
Denver, Colorado
Business Reporter — Denver Post
Oct 22, 2014

And that concludes your daily #Ebola update. Reporting on what the CDC is doing (hopefully) without adding to the hype. Hi, Wednesday.

Oct 22, 2014

...and he doesn't really answer. Frieden says it's "up to the state health department to make sure that happens" places auth on them. #Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Frieden asked about @CDCgov's legal authority to make people report in ... #Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Frieden: CDC will provide "care kit" to all being monitored. People will take and log their temps 2x a day and report in. #Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Frieden: Monitoring will be an issue for state and local health departments to handle. @CDCgov will help with support and resources. #Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Frieden: The montoring "may include skype or facetime." The future of #Ebola monitoring is now.

Oct 22, 2014

Breaking: This monitoring will start 10/27 in 6 states: NY, Pa, MD, VA, NJ and Ga. There will be daily contact by CDC. #Ebola

Oct 22, 2014

CDC Director Tom Frieden is this morning announcing a new system to protect Americans from #Ebola.

Caroline Chen

Healthcare reporter at @BloombergNews, covering biotech, pharma, dwarf planets. Previously @CIROnline. Views are my own. cchen509@bloomberg.net
Berkeley, CA
Healthcare Reporter — Bloomberg News
Oct 22, 2014

The 6 states count for 70% of travelers from 3 #ebola affected countries, says @DrFriedenCDC. Program will end when outbreak is controlled.

Oct 22, 2014

Temps taken twice a day, reported once a day. Up to state health depts to make sure it happens, @CDCgov says of new #Ebola plan.

Oct 22, 2014

Travelers from #Ebola affected contacts now have to report temperature for 21 days, .@CDCgov says. Also must report travel plans.

Oct 22, 2014

NEWS: ALL travelers from 3 #Ebola affected countries to be tracked for 21 days in NY, PA, MD, VA, GA, VA -- .@CDCgov says. That's a lot!

Melissa Hayes

I cover @GovChristie and #NJpolitics for The Record. Tweet, call or email me tips hayes@northjersey.com / 609.292.9862 / http://www.facebook.com/RecordHayes
Westwood, NJ
Specialty Writer — Bergen Record
Oct 22, 2014

NJ has designated 3 "Tier 2" hospitals to handle #Ebola cases, Hackensack, RWJ in New Brunswick and University Hospital in Newark

Oct 22, 2014

Christie says the state is prepared to respond to #Ebola and urges people to remain calm

Oct 22, 2014

Christie has signed an executive order to create a joint response team to #Ebola cases in NJ

Oct 22, 2014

#GovChristie says man at University Hospital thought to have #Ebola now asymptomatic, expected to be released

Oct 22, 2014

Lots of press at #Hackensack medical center for #GovChristie's briefing on #Ebola preparedness

Oct 21, 2014

#GovChristie will hold an #Ebola response and readiness briefing at #Hackensack medical center tomorrow

Ros Atkins

Presenter of @BBCOS, BBC World Service radio (10GMT) & BBC World News TV (17GMT), Monday-Thursday.
SE London
Presenter, BBC Outside Source — BBC
Oct 22, 2014

.@Doylebytes says only been 2 or 3 flights from Accra to 3 countries affected by #ebola. Beware overplaying what it's been able to do yet.

Oct 22, 2014

The new @BBCOS whatsapp number. All questions on #ebola welcome - also your personal experiences if you're in West Africa. +44 7713 780030

Oct 22, 2014

RT @BBCOS: A rare chance starting now on @BBCWorldService to connect with the UN staff co-ordinating the #ebola response. We're live at UN in Accra.

Naseem Miller

Health & medical reporter @OrlandoSentinel; I tweet about healthcare, medicine, journalism, arts & fashion. RT ≠ endorsment. nmiller[at]orlandosentinel[dot]com
Senior Health Reporter — Orlando Sentinel
Oct 22, 2014

RT @ScottGottliebMD: Wonder what drug she got: #breaking Family of TX nurse Amber Vinson says #Ebola virus no longer detected in her body via @JamesHillABC

Oct 22, 2014

RT @ashishkjha: Latest on #Ebola from @WHO. In past 5 days in W Africa: 720 new cases 322 new deaths 21 HCWs infected 5 HCWs died Its not getting better

Oct 22, 2014

RT @KHCourage: The @CDCgov launches new active-monitoring program to follow most travelers entering the US from #Ebola-stricken countries for 21 full days

Oct 22, 2014

Check out @OrlandoSentinel health blog to get the latest info on local health news and #Ebola preparations: orlandosentinel.com/health/vitalsi…

Helen Branswell

Medical reporter for The Canadian Press. I tweet about infectious diseases: #Ebola, #H7N9, #H5N1, #MERS, #polio, #flu. Nieman Global Health Fellow 2011.
Medical Reporter — Canadian Press
Oct 22, 2014

443 health-care workers have been infected with #Ebola; 244 have died. Infections may be happening at home or in community, @WHO suggests.

Oct 22, 2014

Soon to crack 10,000: Latest @WHO report on #Ebola reports 9936 known cases and 4877 deaths. apps.who.int/iris/bitstream…

Oct 22, 2014

Mega work underway on #Ebola vaccine & drug testing, scale up. Someone told me yday: "Perhaps we are at the end of the beginning." Hope so.

Maggie Fox

Senior health writer at NBC News. Retired science and tech editor.Yes that's my foot and my coconut. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maggie-Fox/262695730411456
Washington
Senior Health Writer, NBCNews.com — NBC News

Carissa Lawson

Morning Anchor on News 12 New Jersey, Health-Nut, New Mom, Travel Junkie.
Oct 22, 2014

#EBOLA CRISIS @GovChristie "hysteria of coverage is leading a lot of children 2have concerns not proportional to risk" #njmorningshow

Oct 22, 2014

#EBOLA CRISIS @GovChristie "hysteria of coverage is leading a lot of children 2have concerns not proportional to risk" @News12NJ

Oct 22, 2014

#EBOLA CRISIS: @GovChristie #NJ purchased $1million in protective equipment to prevent the spread of the virus @News12NJ #njmorningshow

Oct 22, 2014

#EBOLA CRISIS MT @GovChristie: At Hackensack University Medical Center to announce Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team. @News12NJ

Oct 22, 2014

#EBOLA CRISIS: @GovChristie "We are not gonna be in the business of stoking hysteria in the public" @News12NJ #njmorningshow

Oct 22, 2014

POSSIBLE #EBOLA IN #NJ: Happening Now: @GovChristie getting briefed fr health dept&staff prior to press conference @News12NJ #njmorningshow

Julia Wong

Global Halifax Videojournalist
Halifax
Videojournalist, Global Halifax — Global News
Oct 22, 2014

Clinical director says the #ebola exercise will be evaluated as they go. #halifax #nshealth

Oct 22, 2014

Capital Health says the #ebola exercise is meant to test the emergency room, transport and patient care pieces of its plan. #nshealth

Oct 22, 2014

Between 50-60 people will be involved with the training though only 10-12 will have direct contact with the mock #ebola patient. #halifax

Oct 22, 2014

Capital health's clinical director says the drill is meant to test its #ebola planning date and identify gaps, areas of improvement

Oct 22, 2014

Public health will then investigate the indl. Patient will be moved to specially designated rooms in the VG. #halifax #ebola #nshealth

Oct 22, 2014

In the scenario, patient will be coming into the ER and will be assessed, triaged and isolated from other patients. #ebola #nshealth

Roland Martin

Host/managing editor of TV One's daily morning show, NewsOne Now; senior analyst, Tom Joyner Morning Show; author; international speaker; CEO, Nu Vision Media
Washington, D.C.
Host and Managing Editor, NewsOne Now
Oct 22, 2014

On @tvonetv #NewsOneNow, we're discussing travel restrictions and the latest developments in the #Ebola crisis. Tune in, stay informed.

Oct 22, 2014

.@RealBenCarson shares his views on #Ebola & answers your questions. Call 877-373-9766! #NewsOneNow w/ guest hosts @angela_rye @Arightside

Geoffrey York

Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail; based in Johannesburg but traveling across Africa; gyork@globeandmail.com http://www.facebook.com/geoffreycyork
Johannesburg
Africa Correspondent — Globe and Mail
Oct 22, 2014

4388 treatment beds are needed for #Ebola patients in the 3 worst-hit countries, yet only 1126 beds are available, WHO says

Oct 22, 2014

"there remains a gap in the availability of foreign medical teams to manage and staff #Ebola treatment units" -- WHO report today

Oct 22, 2014

wow: 20,000 contact tracers will be needed in West Africa to meet the goal of isolating 70% of people with #Ebola by Dec. 1, says WHO

Oct 22, 2014

transmission of #Ebola had seemed to be slowing in 2 districts of Sierra Leone; but now it's rising again in both districts, WHO says

Oct 22, 2014

"The 444 cases reported from Liberia this week is highest number in past 4 weeks; 4th highest since the outbreak began" -- WHO #Ebola report

Oct 22, 2014

nearly 10,000 #Ebola cases and nearly 5,000 deaths, according to latest official report today. Actual number is probably 2 to 3 times higher

Kimberly Leonard

Health care reporter for @usnews. Send story ideas to kleonard(at)usnews(dot)com. No phone pitches, please. Views are mine.
Washington, D.C.
Health Reporter — U.S. News & World Report
Oct 22, 2014

Join #HealthTalk with @EverydayHealth now to discuss the facts about #Ebola. There are TOO MANY misconceptions out there! Educate yourself!

Oct 22, 2014

The @CDCgov will be monitoring all travelers from #WestAfrica for 21 days to make sure they don't have #Ebola.

Kurt Siegelin

Emmy-winning anchor of the #njmorningshow on @News12NJ. #DiscoverNJ, #3ThingsToKnow and ALL things New Jersey. VISION to see/FAITH to believe/COURAGE to do
Outta' the 973!
Oct 22, 2014

Christie: New Jersey "public should feel calm because there are experienced hands on the wheel." #ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Christie: "Volume of (media) coverage isn't proportional to the risk. Chance of a large scale outbreak is very, very small." #ebola

Oct 22, 2014

.@njsp will escort every air passenger from West Africa off the plane at Newark-Liberty for temperature-taking. #ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Christie key quotes... "We are prepared." and "Everyone needs to be calm." #ebola

Oct 22, 2014

Here we go with the @govchristie news conference. #ebola @News12NJ

Rosemary Church

Anchor, CNN International Based at CNN HQ in Atlanta
Atlanta
Anchor, CNN International — CNN
Oct 23, 2014

We hv another hr of news on the #Canada shooting w/a live report from @susancandiotti, also latest on #ebola, #Blackwater & more. Join us!

Oct 22, 2014

A #US nurse who contracted #ebola at a Texas hospital is improving. #AmberVinson's mother says she's ebola-free. More @cnn

Oct 21, 2014

A lot 2 cover @cnn. Hope u can join me & @ErrolCNN 9pm-1am PT. Latest on #ebola, release of #Fowle from N #Korea, #ISIS, #BenBradlee & more

Oct 21, 2014

#US nurse #NinaPham's condition is also improving - upgraded from fair to good as she fights off #ebola. Details nxt hr @cnn.

Oct 21, 2014

Good news in the battle against #ebola: #US Cameraman Ashoko #Mukpo is now cured & so is nurse's aide #TeresaRomero in #Spain. More @cnn.

Doc Washburn

Talk show host KARN/Little Rock. Here's how I create appointment listening: https://soundcloud.com/docwashburnmornings/the-perfect-setup-to-the
Oct 22, 2014

RT @ChuckCJohnson: I'm hearing from Newark PD sources that they have a confirmed case of #ebola at UMDNJ hospital.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @ChuckCJohnson: Newark PD officer told me that suspected #ebola patient was vomiting all over themselves.

Lauren Silverman

Reporter at NPR affiliate #KERA. Bay Area-Born, Michigan-Schooled, #Argentina Enamorada. Ideas? lrnsilverman@gmail.com - RTs not endorsements.
Dallas, Texas
Reporter — KERA

James Hill

TV journalist @ABC. Middle child. RT's = cries for help.
Chicago IL
Producer, Midwest Bureau — ABC News
Oct 21, 2014

A man traveling from Liberia taken to Rush U Hosp in Chicago. Reported nausea/diarrhea during trip. No #Ebola test but will be monitored

Oct 21, 2014

A child & family traveling from Liberia under observation at U of Chicago after child vomited during flight No #Ebola test done & no fever

Eric Adelson

Stay at home dad. Yahoo! Sports writer. Email: adelson@yahoo-inc.com
Florida, Suburb of Ann Arbor
Feature Writer, Yahoo Sports — Yahoo