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EBOLA VIRUS VACCINE

West Africa was shaken by the major outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in 2013 to 2016. Having infected a total of 28,646 people and caused 11,323 deaths in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea mainly, the outbreak is the biggest outbreak of the disease in history....

STORIES FROM THE SKIES: Femoral Fracture

Recently, we got a request to transport an elderly woman who had fallen and sustained a femoral fracture from Liberia to Cote d’Ivoire. Before transfer, she had a pelvic immobilization done and was to be transported to a location where surgery could be done. Although...

UNDERSTANDING DEHYDRATION

Dehydration is a condition that occurs when an individual has lost so much fluid that the body can no longer function normally and develops signs and symptoms due to the loss of fluid. You can have mild, moderate, or severe dehydration depending on how much fluid is...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas composed of carbon and oxygen. It has no taste or color and is sometimes termed a silent killer as extreme exposure to carbon monoxide can result in death or serious tissue damage. According to a Global Burden of Disease report in 2015,...