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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ebola is gone, but not forgotten

Samantha Ickes January 11, 2015

News of the largest Ebola outbreak in history consumed the media last semester.Yet with no current cases of Ebola in the United States, Americans no longer see the virus in the daily news. However, the...

Vinson sets record straight on TODAY show

Madeleine Winer November 6, 2014

Video from Today.comAmber Vinson, the Kent State nursing graduate diagnosed with Ebola last month, revealed the guidelines she followed and the hurt she felt being classified as a “reckless...

University to offer Ebola course spring semester

Samantha Ickes November 6, 2014

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson’s visit to the Akron area days before she tested positive for the Ebola virus caused concern in the Kent community, especially since three of Vinson’s relatives work on the...

Amber Vinson released from hospital

Samantha Ickes October 28, 2014

Amber Vinson, the Kent State graduate and Dallas nurse who contracted the Ebola virus, released a statement after being discharged from Emory University Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 28.“I’m so grateful...

Ryan McCarthy is a sophomore political science major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at rmccart5@kent.edu.

Opinion: Ebola is the concern it shouldn’t be

Ryan McCarthy October 23, 2014

The reaction to the Ebola virus demonstrates an incredibly irritating aspect of our society: Our attention to news ends after reading the headline. Last week, news came that a woman from this area named...

Mother of Amber Vinson says she is in good care

Samantha Ickes October 21, 2014

Amber Vinson’s mother spoke about her daughter’s conditions in an interview that aired Tuesday, Oct. 21 on ABC’s Good Morning America.Debra Berry, Vinson’s mother, said she is “very confident”...

More than 100 monitoring for symptoms after potential contact with Dallas nurse with Ebola

Emily Mills October 19, 2014

More than 150 people are being monitored for Ebola because they might have come in contact with Amber Vinson, the second Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating Thomas Duncan, the first Ebola death...

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Vinson family asks for privacy; details about infected nurse’s day revealed

Audrey Fletcher October 16, 2014

The family of Amber Joy Vinson, the third person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., issued a statement Thursday night through Kent State University.“Our family has been overwhelmed with support and love...

Marvin Logan is a senior Pan-African studies major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at mlogan6@kent.edu.

Opinion: Ebola this, Ebola that

Marvin Logan October 16, 2014

Lately, it seems that we hear about the same five things on TV, from ISIS to Ebola. There has been national hysteria over the Ebola virus. Wednesday, our campus and national media was in an uproar of the...

Albert Fisler is a junior English major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at afisler@kent.edu.

Opinion: During this Ebola craze, step up your hygiene

Albert Fisler October 16, 2014

For the past few weeks, one of the most frightening issues in the news has been the outbreak of the Ebola virus, which began in March of this year and was first spotted in West Africa, BBC News reported....

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