News Items tag as: Ebola

  • Health authority continues to monitor possible Ebola cases

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - If the ongoing Ebola epidemic has a human face within the Interior Health Authority, it’s that of Patrice Gordon, a nurse practioner who returned from West Africa last December and promptly began displaying the early signs of of the disease.
  • Interior Health to consider ebola preparedness recommendations

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - If the world has learned anything from the ongoing ebola epidemic, it’s that you cannot predict where and when a person carrying the dreaded virus will show up.
  • What role do you play in the Ebola crisis?

    KAMLOOPS – Those interested in learning more about the Ebola crisis and what role British Columbians play in preventing its spread have the opportunity to attend a dialogue hosted by international development practitioners this Wednesday, Jan. 28. 

    'Rethinking the Ebola Crisis' will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Smorgasbord, 255 7 Ave
  • Second round of Ebola tests negative

    KELOWNA - A second set of Ebola tests being conducting on an Interior Health nurse practitioner have returned negative, but a third and final test will still need to be done before she is given the all clear.
  • UPDATE: Ebola tests on patient in Kelowna 'negative'

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Interior Health has confirmed a patient is in isolation at Kelowna General Hospital while being tested for the Ebola virus.
  • Battling Ebola: A nurse's story

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - As her family and friends prepare to have a white Christmas back home, Patrice Gordon will don a "spacesuit" in extreme heat and help patients infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Moran: Foraging for food can be a family affair
In several of my columns I have mentioned my first forage, collecting morel mushrooms in the Fly Hills of Salmon Arm 17 years ago. Today I am taking it back a generation. My Dad grew up in Wiarton, Ont. and every year his six children

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