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SE3.5

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 9:12:15 AM

There is a serious situation in West Africa that has implications for the entire world. Even medical personnel wearing "hazmat" suits are susceptible to EBOLA. Is it time for the government to divert some "proactive" money to find a vaccine and/or cure for this nasty virus?
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2014 8:36:17 PM

read the same thing SE...
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 6:58:29 PM

WHO reports that the death toll has risen to 5,689 among the 15,935 cases reported.

Ebola is out of the daily news cycle, but it is still a threat.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 8:56:16 AM

Doctor being treated for Ebola at Nebraska hospital dies.
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 7:37:12 PM

Ebola has now made its way to a sixth West African nation, Mali.
After a little girl was brought to Mali from Guinea by her grandmother. She was diagnosed with Ebola and died on the 24 of Oct. Just as Mali thought they has stopped the disease an imam entered the county again from Guinea. He went to a private clinic for treatment of kidney failure. In truth he had Ebola but it was no recognized. When he died his body was transported to a local mosque where is was hand washed in accordance with local custom. I imam was a high ranking one so the number of people who were involve is unknown. The body was then transported back to Guinea for a traditional funeral, still not knowing that Ebola was involved.

It was not until one of the nurses who cared for the imam became ill that Ebola tests were run and confirmed. The nurse is now also dead and five other have been confirmed or are suspected of having the virus. Local health officials are scrambling to track down all of the people who had contact with the dead imam's body, all of the patients who were in the clinic and all of the medical staff who were at the clinic.

This has the potential to be a worst case scenario. The original patient was not diagnosed. His body was not handled in a safe manner. Healthcare workers had no idea of the misdiagnosis and were infected. They went on to treat other patients after being contaminated. It will take about two weeks to see if this is the beginning of a new large scale outbreak.

All it takes is one mistake. In this case the failure to recognize the disease until it was far too late.
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 4:55:52 PM

I guess Americans didn't fall for the Ebola Hype Okey-Doke:

"There was widespread suspicion last month that as cable news gorged on the "Ebola in America" story, feasting on overheated coverage that played off anxiety and outright panic, that the programming was driven, in part, by a cynical attempt to boost ratings. After all, fear sells. And what better way to draw millions of additional viewers to cable news than pumping up a story about an impending virus doom and wrapping it in a partisan pre-election narrative about President Obama's failure to lead?

As PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien noted during an interview on CNN when the story first broke, and when he urged journalists to "take a breath" (many did not), "Unfortunately it's a very competitive business, the business we're in, and there is a perception that by hyping up this threat, you draw people's attention." He added, "That's a shame to even say that, and I get embarrassed for our brethren in journalism."

Longtime television observer Brian Lowry, writing at Variety, stressed that while television news has "long employed fear as a come-on to viewers," it had "truly outdone itself" with its response to the virus.

Aside from marketing fear, there's some evidence that overreacting to a news story and blowing it up into its own brand (i.e. The Ebola Crisis), can help lift cable news. Recall that back in the winter, CNN was widely mocked for its truly relentless coverage of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. That story helped deliver a significant ratings increase for CNN, at least in the short term.

Yet despite the endless Ebola coverage, the virus health scare did nothing for cable news in terms of inflating ratings during October, when the story dominated the headlines. In fact, total cable news viewership dipped during the month.

For the month of October, CNN's viewership was down 5 percent compared to October 2013. (In primetime, its audience fell 18 percent last month compared to October 2013.) Fox News and MSNBC also suffered rating decreases in October. And if you compare the cable news channels' primetime ratings in October to its primetime ratings during this past summer, viewership was also down.

The ratings story was similar for the three network evening news programs, where viewership for CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, and ABC's World News Tonight failed to generate an audience bounce during the news media's unofficial Ebola Month. Combined, the three news programs attracted roughtly 23 million viewers each week in October. That compares to the 23 million viewers who tuned in each week during October 2013."




Cable News' Frenzied Ebola Coverage Produced No Ratings Boost In October
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urban_dweller
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 11:31:03 PM

Se3.5, that's not a problem , since there 's only a couple of dozen beds available of biohazard level 4 configuration in all of the USSA anyway.

[Edited by: urban_dweller at 11/12/2014 11:31:32 PM EST]
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 8:38:53 AM

The government is ill-equipped to handle multiple ebola evacuations. Pray for our troops and aid workers.
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 9:32:25 AM

"The pledge was "no boots on the ground"."


Maybe their was an executive order that they are now to be called "mukluk's"

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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:47:39 AM

"Guess we will have troops on the ground..."

The pledge was "no boots on the ground". I understand the 1,500 will all be issued camouflage hue cross trainers. <<rimshot>>
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 8:16:05 AM

Latest numbers for West Africa:

infected--13000
dead--5000

infection rate rising in Sierra Leone
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 7:03:33 AM

Ding.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 1:44:10 AM

Hey SE, that disease you brought to light has a corollary disease -
it's called Fried Chicken-gunya. It only affects Africans who are also Americans and who are under the mind-blanking spell of the evil Food Czar.
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 10:47:26 PM



MTMarty, "That should keep the manufacturers of war toys happy."

Ahhh yes.

Obama and his war machine crony capitalists.

You must LOVE Barack W. Obama!

ROTFL

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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 10:07:45 PM

"Obama authorizes another 1,500 troops on the ground in Iraq"

That should keep the manufacturers of war toys happy.
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 8:29:29 PM

Obama authorizes another 1,500 troops on the ground in Iraq



"President Barack Obama authorized on Friday a broad expansion of the U.S. military mission in Iraq that could boost the total number of American troops there to 3,100 and spread advisory teams and trainers across the country, including into Anbar province where fighting with Islamic State militants has been fierce.

The president's decision to escalate the U.S. effort in Iraq comes just three days after midterm elections that were bruising for Democrats and amid persistent arguments that more U.S. troops are needed to bolster the struggling Iraqi forces. In particular, the Iraqi government, members of Congress and others have called for troops in Anbar in western Iraq, where extremists have been slaughtering men, women and children.

Obama authorized the Pentagon to send up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, adding to the 1,600 previously allowed. There are currently about 1,400 there.

The plans are all contingent on Congress approving his nearly $5.6 billion request to fund the expanded mission. The troops will not be able to deploy until legislation passes and the president signs it."

Guess we will have troops on the ground...
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2014 12:03:36 PM

Move over Ebola, Chikungunya is on the way.

"Chikungunya, a virulent mosquito-borne illness with no known cure is sweeping the islands. The disease is similar to dengue and causes extreme muscle pain that can last months or even years; it has been fatal in rare cases.

Historically, chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-GUN-ya), which was first discovered in Tanzania in 1952, has been more prevalent in Africa and Asia. Saint Martin was the first location in the Western Hemisphere to report cases of the disease in December 2013. In recent months it has spread across the region, with over 10,000 cases on islands like Guadeloupe and Martinique."

Well, at least the fatality rate is low.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 2:27:12 PM



SE3.5, "Canada institutes travel ban for residents and passport holders from West African countries."

But

but

BUT!

That now guarantees that ebola is going to spread rampantly around the world and probably overrun the United States.

After all Dr Obama told us as much.

Dr Obama told us if we prevent ebola patients from coming into the US that will mean that the disease will spread uncontrollably. In fact, he is talking about bringing all the ebola patients to the US.

And everything Dr Obama has told us about any subject has proved to be true so why should we question THE ONE about this?

Those Canadians are going to get us all killed and now even Dr Obama won't be able to control ebola!

ROTFL

<sarcasm on and will remain on as long as Dr Obama is in office or has a pen or a phone!>



[Edited by: AnotherOne at 11/1/2014 2:28:27 PM EST]
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2014 1:06:35 PM

Canada institutes travel ban for residents and passport holders from West African countries.

--ABC radio news (1:00 today)
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:57:55 PM

This shows that the Ebola threat is not being handled very well.NYPD: Officers Who Threw Away Gloves In Trash

The officers reportedly had no contact with the doctor and did not go into the apartment. But just the fact that the equipment was handled in such a way is still concerning. There is also the message that this sends to the public.

[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 10/31/2014 12:59:10 PM EST]
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 11:26:18 AM

You can read the court's order (here).

[Edited by: SE3.5 at 10/31/2014 11:26:33 AM EST]
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AnotherOne
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 11:01:41 AM



Let's also remember she immediately went running to the ACLU claiming her "rights" were being violated.

She is despicable.

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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 10:54:34 AM

Thursday a judge issued a 24 hour order limiting Hickox's travel, banning her from public places, and requiring a 3-foot buffer until there is a further hearing today.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 8:42:56 AM

"remote area, maybe jimmy johns will deliver to her."

She has neighbors. Some have been interviewed.

Three grocery deliveries to her front porch should be enough for three weeks quarantine.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 8:35:37 AM


Lets see 21 days 3 meals a day 63 meals.

remote area, maybe jimmy johns will deliver to her.

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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 8:26:19 AM

"under self quarantine who is doing the shopping for food etc?"

She has a phone. She can order anything she wants. I am sure there are many people who would be willing to leave a package, pizza or groceries on her front porch. We have cooked a meal for people in our church who could not get out due to having a communicable disease, and we left it on their front porch. They were very grateful.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 8:14:32 AM

This nurse has been tested negatively, however lets not forget she was quarantined , she also displayed a fever at one time.

At least she live in a remote area, so under self quarantine who is doing the shopping for food etc?

Do we know enough about e-bola? are our hospital's prepared?
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 8:06:30 AM

"I'm not trying to be sadistic or hateful, but I almost hope this nurse in MD does come down with Ebola. If she does I hope and pray for her full recovery. But if she does developed Ebola it may be what wakes or government officials up to the dangers presented in playing politics with something as deadly as Ebola. Then they may start to do what is needed."


I was thinking the same thing...but not so much to get the government to do what's needed, but because SHE needs a super dose of humility...
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 2:04:07 AM

I'm not trying to be sadistic or hateful, but I almost hope this nurse in MD does come down with Ebola. If she does I hope and pray for her full recovery. But if she does developed Ebola it may be what wakes or government officials up to the dangers presented in playing politics with something as deadly as Ebola. Then they may start to do what is needed.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 1:25:04 AM

Yesterday at 9:56 am 17sat posted a link on a lack of preparedness that contained this small snippet among a long and very complete assessment:

"Shortages abound, beginning with the fact there are only four specialized containment care facilities set up to isolate and treat patients with Ebola and other very dangerous diseases. In any sizable outbreak, those dozen or so beds would fill up very quickly."

Expanding on that:
"There is a reason why Ebola has been classified as a biosafety-level 4 (BSL-4) pathogen. It is an extraordinarily dangerous virus, and there are only a few facilities in the entire country that are set up to safely handle such a disease. The Ebola patient that recently died in Dallas was the first to be cared for in a facility that did not follow biosafety-level 4 protocols. And so it should not be a surprise that this is the facility where transmission happened.

As I discussed yesterday, WND is reporting that there is only one BSL-4 care facility in the entire nation that is available to treat the general public…

Have you wondered why Ebola patients are being sent to Omaha, Nebraska?

It’s because one physician, Dr. Philip Smith, had the foresight to set up the Nebraska Biocontainment Patient Care Unit after the Sept. 11 attacks as a bulwark against bioterrorism. Empty for more than a decade, used only for drills, it was called “Maurer’s Folly,” for Harold Maurer, former chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The unit has a special air handling system to keep germs from escaping from patient rooms, and a steam sterilizer for scrubs and equipment.

It could handle at most 10 patients at a time, but one or two would be more comfortable, owing to the large volume of infectious waste.

It is the largest of only four such units in the U.S., and the only one designated for the general public.
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Most U.S. Hospitals Cannot Safely Handle Ebola Patients
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Here's a very brief summary of the other 3 facilities (see the link that follows to get a lot more info on each of the four BSL-4 facilities):

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Embedded in the sprawling campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., is a small but mighty high-level containment facility known as the Special Clinical Studies Unit.
....The unit has just four rooms and seven beds; three of the rooms are built for two patients and one is single-occupancy.

Emory University Hospital
Located outside of Atlanta and near the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Emory University Hospital's Isolation Unit was built in cooperation with that agency.
....It houses just two patient rooms—designed to be identical to intensive care unit (ICU) rooms, and each with contained bathrooms with toilets and showers.

Saint Patrick Hospital
The containment facility farthest west is in Missoula, Mont. The Care and Isolation Unit at St. Patrick Hospital was born from a 2005 NIH request for a local patient isolation facility—specifically to serve staff and visitors who might accidentally become infected at the nearby Rocky Mountain Laboratories, an NIH research facility that works with dangerous pathogens in biosafety level 2, 3 and 4 labs.
....The unit has three rooms designed to hold a single patient but they can each serve two patients if necessary.
Inside the 4 U.S. Biocontainment Hospitals That Are Stopping Ebola
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That's it, that's all the capacity in the USSA for safely treating Ebola patients. Now, how many non-USSA infected people is O'Bumbler planning to bring to the USSA?
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:32:04 AM

A month ago, I posted about the 160,000 hazmat suits ordered by the USSA State Department. The orders have (ahem) grown just a tad: Is It About To Get Worse? Lakeland Hazmat Suit Orders Go Exponential, Surpass 1 Million
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"Orders have been received from government agencies around the world as well as other public and private sector customers. .... The aggregate of orders won by Lakeland that are believed to have resulted from the Ebola crisis amount to approximately 1 million suits with additional orders for other products, such as hoods, foot coverings and gloves. Lakeland started shipping such orders only in October,
.... Some additional context: earlier today the World Health Organization said that 4,910 people had died of Ebola and a new record, or 13,676 confirmed, probable or suspected cases, had been reported in the three hardest-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone."
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 8:16:12 PM

"My nurse SIL said as much when I asked her, what she would do. No way in hell, would she put my brother or others in jeopardy, no matter how low the risk, were she to treat an Ebola patient."


Amen! And that's how it should be!!!
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:36:59 PM

>> "Apparently SOME health care workers believe the nobleness of their efforts overseas gives them carte blanche to do as they please when they return home."Norm; You mean like the Doctor in New York who said he wasn't sick and rode around on the subways and such and turned out to have Ebola???<<

This is a prime example of how the protocols are totally inadequate. Luckily this was a person who had just enough knowledge to seek help when he stated to get sick. But the fact remains he was let into the country without being identified as a carrier of Ebola. Then he went out in crowded public venues while the disease was growing in his system. All it will take is one person who doesn't think they are at risk for Ebola to be infected and then think he/she has the flu to start an epidemic.

I have had employees come to work so sick I had to send them home. They have had fevers, headaches, and even one who had a trash can next to him so he could throw up in it. I sent him home when I found out. He filed a grievance against me. I won that one.

Obama is right we can't hermitically seal the county, but we can take reasonable precautions to safeguard the American population. It doesn't have to be all or nothing.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 3:58:24 PM

"Apparently SOME health care workers believe the nobleness of their efforts overseas gives them carte blanche to do as they please when they return home."

I wonder how much of that is denial, as in the case with the Dallas nurse. Or thinking the protection they were using was adequate to prevent catching Ebola.

It would seem the nobility could extend another 3 weeks to be sure to contain any further spread of the disease, especially to their own loved ones.

My nurse SIL said as much when I asked her, what she would do. No way in hell, would she put my brother or others in jeopardy, no matter how low the risk, were she to treat an Ebola patient.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:35:10 PM

According to obama we cant do this - except for animals......
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>>>Writing for the Wilson County News, veterinarian David A. Rustebakke says that the same American government currently refusing to quarantine travelers from Ebola-ravaged West Africa is the same government that uses strict quarantines to protect American livestock from disease using quarantines:

If I wish to import a horse into the United States from Liberia or any African country other than Morocco, the horse needs to undergo a 60-day quarantine period at a USDA-approved quarantine facility prior to mingling with the general population of horses in this country. …

If I were a resident of Liberia incubating Ebola, however, in order to enter the United States all I need to do is present a valid visa. I could lie when asked if I’d have been exposed to Ebola or, if showing symptoms, take Tylenol before going to the airport. Within hours (no quarantine required) I can be walking the streets of any city in the United States.

Rustebakke points out that the animal quarantine is there to protect American livestock, not American citizens. The diseases in question cannot be transferred to humans from animals.

The doctor also says that he can't even ride his horse into a neighboring state "without a health certificate and a negative blood test for Equine Infectious Anemia."<<<

Yes it is ow proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that obama will be in the books as less effective and less qualified than the peanut farmer.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:33:47 PM

"Apparently SOME health care workers believe the nobleness of their efforts overseas gives them carte blanche to do as they please when they return home."


You mean like the Doctor in New York who said he wasn't sick and rode around on the subways and such and turned out to have ebola???

For that reason alone, Ms. Hickox needs to stay home and put the common good above her own stubborn insistence that she's perfectly healthy, because the Doctor was too...
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:28:17 PM

Apparently SOME health care workers believe the nobleness of their efforts overseas gives them carte blanche to do as they please when they return home.
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I hope that they arrest her!

She is one sick self-absorbed woman.

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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 11:10:05 AM

"Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend rode their bicycles away from their house in the northeastern state of Maine as a gaggle of media looked on and cameras rolled."

--CNN news
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 9:56:34 AM

0bama says: 0bama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off
"President Barack 0bama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the afflicted region. "We can't hermetically seal ourselves off," he declared."

"His remarks came amid debate between the federal government and several states over how returning health care workers should be monitored. The White House has pushed back against overly restrictive measures, including proposals for travel bans or isolation measures adopted by some states."

Meanwhile, investigative reporters report: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready
"The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network."

But Lord 0bama says "Bring 'em here" and doesn't care that we're not ready, much less who will pay for all the expensive measures needed to run such a relief effort.
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 8:46:05 AM

CDC admits droplets from a sneeze could spread Ebola




"Ebola is a lot easier to catch than health officials have admitted — and can be contracted by contact with a doorknob contaminated by a sneeze from an infected person an hour or more before, experts told The Post Tuesday.
“If you are sniffling and sneezing, you produce microorganisms that can get on stuff in a room. If people touch them, they could be” infected, said Dr. Meryl Nass, of the Institute for Public Accuracy in Washington, DC.
Nass pointed to a poster the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly released on its Web site saying the deadly virus can be spread through “droplets.”
“Droplet spread happens when germs traveling inside droplets that are coughed or sneezed from a sick person enter the eyes, nose or mouth of another person,” the poster states.
Nass slammed the contradiction.
“The CDC said it doesn’t spread at all by air, then Friday they came out with this poster,” she said. “They admit that these particles or droplets may land on objects such as doorknobs and that Ebola can be transmitted that way.”
Dr. Rossi Hassad, a professor of epidemiology at Mercy College, said droplets could remain active for up to a day."
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 11:14:55 PM



Once again the totally clueless Obama is stubbornly and arrogantly hanging on to his insane edict that no one will ever be stopped from coming into this country of from being quarantined.

So everyone is simply going around the fool, including his own military generals!

SMH

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:24:56 PM

Has anyone else noticed that most zombie movies start with a man in a suit standing behind a podium telling us we know what we are doing, don't worry, everything is OK.

By the way this link is from before the Texas cases and not one word is mentioned about protecting America.

[Edited by: johnnyg1200 at 10/29/2014 7:25:21 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:20:14 PM

"Everyone should do what is right in their own eyes."


Um, we know from the Book of Judges that that ALWAYS has disastrous results...

LOL, SMH
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:19:50 PM

"she seems stubborn and rebellious."

I am probably being judgmental here, but she seems like the kind of person of who objects to children receiving mandatory vaccinations before attending school.
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:12:32 PM

Everyone returning from West Africa should be under a 21 day quarantine.

No one returning from West Africa should be under a 21 day quarantine, unless they are sick.

Everyone should do what is right in their own eyes.

OK?
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:06:38 PM

"She doesn't like Maine's rules either. Seems like she thinks she knows best."


I was with her getting out of New Jersey but she lost me when she got to Maine...she seems stubborn and rebellious.

She should realize that there are more things at stake than her personal inconveniences...
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SE3.5
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 6:54:41 PM

"I think the Nurse's description of her draconian isolation"

She doesn't like Maine's rules either. Seems like she thinks she knows best.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 5:25:14 PM

"My question is, "will the White House pressure California like it did New Jersey"?"


I think the Nurse's description of her draconian isolation in her OP-ED, coupled with a negative test for having the virus actually put the pressure on New Jersey...
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 5:12:55 PM

"Anyone arriving in California from an Ebola-affected area and who has had contact with a person infected with the deadly virus will be quarantined for 21 days, according to a new order issued today by the state's public health director."

Good for California--looking out for the public welfare.

My question is, "will the White House pressure California like it did New Jersey"?
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 4:36:36 PM

And California throws its hand into the fray:

"Anyone arriving in California from an Ebola-affected area and who has had contact with a person infected with the deadly virus will be quarantined for 21 days, according to a new order issued today by the state's public health director.

The mandate gives county health officials the ability to screen passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken regions in West Africa, or who have worked with infected patients, to determine if they’re at risk for the disease and should be quarantined for the virus’ three-week incubation period.

Failure to comply with a quarantine order could result in misdemeanor criminal charges, according to the order."




California imposes quarantine policy for Ebola exposure
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2014 3:36:06 PM

One more instance of a loony lib dogooder refusing to do what she is told to do.
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>>>“I don’t plan on sticking to the guidelines. I remain appalled by these home quarantine policies that have been forced upon me, even though I am in perfectly good health and feeling strong and have been this entire time completely symptom free,” said Hickox, who wouldn’t emerge from Maine’s 21-day voluntary quarantine until Nov. 10.<<<

Another supposedly knowledgeable liberal who doesnt seem to understand what the word quarantine means. It is beginning to look like these people need to be locked up behind bars to get the message across.

They say they will abide by their word to 'self quarantine'. Their word is only as good as till they feel the need to go do whatever they want. I do believe the word dishonest and untruthful oath breaker comes to mind to describe someone like that.
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