The Guilfordian

WHO declares emergency over virus

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

A “public health emergency of international concern” is how the World Health Organization recently classified the Zika virus. At this point, the Zika virus has infected over 20 countries in Central and South America. Although Zika itself has yet to spread within the U.S., there have been reported...

Staff Editorial: Ebola outbreak spreads more misinformation than infection

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2014

Lately, the media has been in an uproar over the spread of the Ebola virus. With as many as 2,705 confirmed deaths in Liberia as of Oct. 25, panic is high, despite assurances from the White House of the incredibly low likelihood of American infection. Public opinion seems to be confident that anyone...