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‘There’s a virus on the loose’: A freak rainstorm at Burning Man led to claims the festival had been hit by an Ebola outbreak

Burning Man was beset by conspiracies.

On Sep 5, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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Resurfaced Ebola tweets show that Trump has ignored his own advice

He had harsh words for someone traveling to Cleveland, which is exactly what he did.

On Oct 5, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Trump’s 2014 tweet about Obama golfing during Ebola outbreak is back to haunt him

As they say, there really is a tweet for everything.

On May 24, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Trump in 2014: Governors making a ‘bad decision’ to end quarantines

Of course there is a tweet.

On Apr 22, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Trump’s Ebola Twitter freakout takes on a new light given his coronavirus response

He was terrified of it. Why?

On Feb 2, 2020 by Allyson Waller

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Social media is changing how we react to natural disasters

These days, a wide-reaching Facebook post can be far better than a short-wave radio transmission.

On Aug 21, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Lingerie campaign features inspiring real women as models

These badass, accomplished women stripped down to model for this new lingerie line.

On May 15, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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This free online course will teach you the disease science behind FX’s ‘The Strain’

Take this class for free.

On May 13, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Why your Facebook news feed is filled with conspiracy theories

Facebook is to conspiracy theories what oxygen is to fire.

On Apr 22, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Saving the world isn’t as easy as clicking a ‘Donate’ button on Facebook

Is technology good for humanitarianism?

On Apr 3, 2015 by [email protected]

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World of Warcraft fans raise $1.9 million toward Red Cross Ebola efforts

WOW fans raised $1.9 million to help the Red Cross with Ebola Relief.

On Feb 12, 2015 by Imad Khan

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The Disney measles outbreak is a serious public health risk. Should parents sue anti-vaxxers?

Harmful ignorance should mean legal responsibility.

On Jan 23, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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Why is mainstream media ignoring the Boko Haram attacks?

While Charlie Hebdo makes headlines, we're still dropping the ball on Boko Haram.

On Jan 19, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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Why the Internet isn’t afraid of the flu epidemic

The flu is a whole lot less exotic than Ebola.

On Jan 3, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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Heart emoji anointed 2014’s word of the year


On Jan 2, 2015 by AJ Dellinger