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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Some not very reassuring views/links on the ebola outbreak in this blog (4th para onwards):
http://thearchdruidreport.blogspot.f...falo-wind.html
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Old 08.10.2014, 20:05
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Do you know that malaria kills more people everyday? That half of the world population is at risk to be affected? While Ebola is scary, it is not even close to what malaria does. Do we hear about it?

The reason Ebola is difficult to control in the affected African countries is because of the hygiene, culture and traditions. This is not an outbreak that will be happening here. A case here and there will appear and will be controlled on the spot with little to none collateral victims.

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Old 08.10.2014, 20:17
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what if someone sneezes into their hand and shakes hands with you? or if you have a cut on your hand?

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Old 08.10.2014, 20:48
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Don`t forget drunk drivers
And do not forget the huge numbers who die from infections they pick up in hospitals; multiple times the number killed by drunk drivers
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Thomas E. Duncan died R.I.P. Report of a other possible case in Dallas
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Old 08.10.2014, 23:15
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Wonder why the US is sending 4,000 soldiers? Why not 4,000 medical staff? I suspect this is training experiencing in confronting an epidemic.
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Old 08.10.2014, 23:22
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Wonder why the US is sending 4,000 soldiers? Why not 4,000 medical staff? I suspect this is training experiencing in confronting an epidemic.

It is getting cold in The USA
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Old 08.10.2014, 23:25
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

The US will start to screen people entering the US through several airports - starting with JFK.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-29541840
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Old 08.10.2014, 23:54
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The US will start to screen people entering the US through several airports - starting with JFK.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-29541840
I wonder if this will really help. People can take fever reducers prior to arrival and lie on entry forms. Even Duncan was not exhibiting symptoms when he arrived.

I can just picture someone arriving with a fever and flu symptoms, and have their entire trip derailed by being forced into isolation, etc. That would suck.
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Wonder why the US is sending 4,000 soldiers? Why not 4,000 medical staff? I suspect this is training experiencing in confronting an epidemic.
I think they are going to be wearing "biological suits" and burying the bodies, which are laying about in the open at the moment, & they need to be put away to reduce the general danger of infection. If the village dogs get to the bodies, & then run around licking everyone, it won't be very helpful for the healthy survivors.

How not to catch Ebola, http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29518703

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I wonder if this will really help. People can take fever reducers prior to arrival and lie on entry forms. Even Duncan was not exhibiting symptoms when he arrived.



I can just picture someone arriving with a fever and flu symptoms, and have their entire trip derailed by being forced into isolation, etc. That would suck.

True. I guess they will take a closer look at travel documents, passports and airline tickets. I'm going to the US next week, via Boston. Fun, fun.
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what would you do if you were in the same position as the spanish nurses husband?

dealing with his wife possibly dying, himself at risk and he's got enough emotional energy to still try to save his dog from being put down because dogs can get ebola.
Update: dog has now been put down.
Thank god, Spaniards can now sleep save again ;-)

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what would we all do if there was an outbreak here, allow swiss officials to kill all dogs and cats if the outbreak started getting out of hand?
When that bird-flu hit Germany a couple of years ago, they started to kill all kinds of birds in the affected regions - but only those that were held in houses or stables.
The wild birds, of course, they couldn't kill all.
Some owners then just set their birds free.
The people sent to put them down then had to leave again (they were only paid for putting them down, not climbing on rooftops and trees to catch them).

German authorities at their best.
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Old 09.10.2014, 00:11
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I think they are going to be wearing "biological suits" and burying the bodies, which are laying about in the open at the moment, & they need to be put away to reduce the general danger of infection. If the village dogs get to the bodies, & then run around licking everyone, it won't be very helpful for the healthy survivors.
Depressing...and probably still risky.
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Old 09.10.2014, 00:18
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Is anyone else starting to think that all these extinction-event films that we've seen over the years, may not be so far-fetched, after all.
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

On stand by
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Is that supposed to be funny? Very poor taste!
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

yes, i'm still a bit furious, poor Excalibur, snuggled my dogs a lot yesterday,

they never would have put that dog down if it had been the king of spain's dog, this is just a case of 'these people' the working class don't really matter, i think spaniards sensed that.

and whats up with all this 'treat a pet like a family member' except when someone wants to kill it for convenience.

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Dogs vs humans.... hmmm give me a minute to cogitate upon that ethical dilemma...
if you cared so much about human life as you would like people to think, ebola wouldn't be on our doorstep..
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Apparently dogs are more important than Africans to some members of EF.
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

All kinds of people are turning themselves in with their psychosomatic symptoms. This will surely clog up the screening process.
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Apparently dogs are more important than Africans to some members of EF.
demonstrate to me how you cared about Africans at all?
at least i care about something
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