Ebola outbreak continues in the Congo as obstacles challenge health care workers

(CNN)The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak, which began August 1, is continuing unabated in the new year. Recent tweets from both Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s director-general, and Dr. Peter Salama, WHO deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response, address the “numerous” challenges of this epidemic. Salama believes the…

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Ex-prosecutor tapped to review how woman in vegetative state gave birth

(CNN)Hacienda HealthCare says it will turn over all records related to the patient in a vegetative state who gave birth inside its facility last month. The patient, 29, gave birth December 29 at the facility for people in need of long-term medical care. Caregivers were taken by surprise at the…

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Physical showed no major changes in health of Arizona woman in vegetative state who gave birth about 37 weeks later

(CNN)A doctor who gave a yearly checkup to a woman in a vegetative state about 37 weeks before she gave birth wrote that there were no major changes in her health, according to medical records sent to an Arizona court. The doctor had given the woman her physicals since 2009,…

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