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The protesters were trying to escape quarantine.
Seals Helped Europeans Wipe Out Native Americans, Telegraph (London)
Seals may have brought TB from Africa to the New World.
She says she was recently among people with Ebola.
Ebola Outbreak: Escaped Liberian Quarantine Patients Found as Death Toll Tops 1,200, Independent (London)
States of emergency declared in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Club-wielding raiders yelled “there’s no Ebola!”
With Aid Doctors Gone, Ebola Fight Grows Harder, New York Times
Liberians ignoring health warnings.
From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate for white men increased 40 percent.
If Ebola Was in the UK We’d Cure It, Says Leading Doctor, Telegraph (London)
The West must be “shamed into real commitment.”
Seven out of 10 black Africans don’t have toilets.
They are bringing tuberculosis and chicken pox.
In Ebola Outbreak, Who Should Get Experimental Drug?, New York Times
Yet more racism?
The Liberian Slum Where Ebola Spreads Death Among Killer Virus ‘Deniers’, Telegraph (London)
New Kru Town has 50,000 people and almost no functioning toilets.
VICE shows how blacks’ attitudes help spread Ebola.
Including countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Ebola to Land on U.S. Soil for First Time, Daily Mail (London)
Two Americans to be brought back in isolation tents.
Victims don’t seek treatment because they think the disease is sorcery.
Ebola Victim Who Sparked Fears of a Worldwide Outbreak Was American, Daily Mail (London)
Liberian native was returning to Michigan from Africa.
Researchers say the cause may not be genetic.
Disease has already killed 500 people.
Non-white homosexuals suffer “‘tricultural’ experiences of stigma.”
Scabies Spreads Among Border Detainees, National Review
Some infected immigrants were among those activists turned away in Murrieta.
Admixture with Denisovans gave Tibetans a special gene that regulates the number of red blood cells.
Children with scabies and lice are being sent around the country in public transport.
Increased absorption of vitamin D may not have been the reason for lighter skin.
The infected illegal is staying at Lackland Airforce Base.
Worse black outcomes are partly due to genetics.
Researcher: “The research is provocative.”
Threat Grows from Liver Illness Tied to Obesity, New York Times
Especially strikes Hispanics. Only cure is diet and exercise.
Blacks account for more than half of the AIDS deaths in the US.
Mexican Genetics Study Reveals Huge Variation in Ancestry, Medical Xpress
Some groups are as different from each other as Europeans are to Chinese.
Researchers say genes contribute to higher obesity rates in Mexicans.
Scabies, chicken pox, and staph infections.
Black survival rates haven’t improved in 40 years, despite advances in treatment.
There are substantial racial differences in approval rates.
Since 2000, all measles cases come from overseas.
American journalists are terrified of racial differences.
Charging into the Minefield of Genes and Racial Difference, New York Times
The Times critiques its longtime science writer’s latest book.
They drown at 5 times the rate of whites.
Inner City Oakland Youth Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, CBS San Francisco
Harvard doctors say it may be a more severe form of PTSD: “hood disease.”
Even controlling for income, blacks are 1.84 times more likely to get the worst kind of breast cancer.
Yes, IQ Really Matters, Slate
And the SAT measures it.
SES and physical activity level explain only 10 percent of the obesity disparity in women.
Non-whites are exposed to 40 percent more air pollution than whites.
The virus kills a majority of those infected.
The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution, Penn Arts & Sciences
Penn’s Africana Studies Department to report the latest findings on race.
Whites’ brain lipid concentration differs from other races because of these genes.
White People the Least Healthy Ethnic Group in Britain, Telegraph (London)
Will British officials clamor for a narrowing of this “health gap”?
Nearly a quarter of young black women in South Africa are infected.
California Struggling to Enroll African Americans in Obamacare, Los Angeles Times
17 percent of blacks in California are uninsured; only 3 percent of California enrollees are black.