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This Is What Is Going To Happen If Ebola Comes To America
TEC ^ | 08/01/2014 | Michael Snyder

Posted on 08/03/2014 7:27:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

If the worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history reaches the United States, federal law permits "the apprehension and examination of any individual reasonably believed to be infected with a communicable disease". These individuals can be "detained for such time and in such manner as may be reasonably necessary". In other words, the federal government already has the authority to round people up against their will, take them to detention facilities and hold them there for as long as they feel it is "reasonably necessary". In addition, as you will read about below, the federal government has the authority "to separate and restrict the movement of well persons who may have been exposed to a communicable disease to see if they become ill". If you want to look at these laws in the broadest sense, they pretty much give the federal government the power to do almost anything that they want with us in the event of a major pandemic. Of course such a scenario probably would not be called "martial law", but it would probably feel a lot like it.

If Ebola comes to America and starts spreading, one of the first things that would happen would be for the CDC to issue "a federal isolation or quarantine order". The following is what the CDC website says about what could happen under such an order...

Isolation and quarantine are public health practices used to stop or limit the spread of disease.

Isolation is used to separate ill persons who have a communicable disease from those who are healthy. Isolation restricts the movement of ill persons to help stop the spread of certain diseases. For example, hospitals use isolation for patients with infectious tuberculosis.

Quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of well persons


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TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: ebola; plague; virus
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1 posted on 08/03/2014 7:27:02 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

If it gets to that point the whole system is blown.

I am not going to worry about that.


2 posted on 08/03/2014 7:29:36 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

How will they know exactly who to quarantine? Will the IRS be in charge?


3 posted on 08/03/2014 7:30:07 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: SeekAndFind

And the people will say “Lookee how 0bama cares for the little people in times of emergency! Ain’t government grand?”


4 posted on 08/03/2014 7:30:17 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course isolation and quarantine will apply to taxpaying US citizens only.


5 posted on 08/03/2014 7:31:35 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

See my post 16 here for some related info I found:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3188602/posts?page=16#16


6 posted on 08/03/2014 7:32:17 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Yep! And you can kiss election time goodbye.


7 posted on 08/03/2014 7:32:47 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: SeekAndFind
A few months ago, our hospital made us all get blood tests to retest for titers to certain childhood diseases...if you hadn't been exposed, you were supposed to get updates on the vaccines.

it strikes me as curious...now that the elites have allowed all sorts of diseases to be delivered to our shores.....who knew about this ahead of time and when did they know it?...sounds to me like the illegal rush was a very planned event...

8 posted on 08/03/2014 7:33:16 PM PDT by cherry
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To: SeekAndFind

Cut out the drama. Your kind of hysterics are not helpful.


9 posted on 08/03/2014 7:34:26 PM PDT by HChampagne
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To: SeekAndFind

The tentacles/agents of Totalitariancare.


10 posted on 08/03/2014 7:34:29 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t feel sick, but hey, come and get me if you think you “reasonably” need to.

Bring your Kevlar vest. I’m “reasonably” well armed.


11 posted on 08/03/2014 7:35:27 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Is it time to start wearing surgical masks in public?


12 posted on 08/03/2014 7:37:10 PM PDT by goodtomato (I'm really, really blessed!)
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To: HChampagne

>> Cut out the drama. Your kind of hysterics are not helpful.

Is that harshness directed at the author or the article. or the FReeper who posted it?


13 posted on 08/03/2014 7:37:23 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: SeekAndFind

This would have stopped the AIDS problem in America if the homosexuals had let the CDC do its job. But they desperately wanted their sin and were willing to die for it.


14 posted on 08/03/2014 7:40:47 PM PDT by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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To: goodtomato

My doctor wears one and it’s not to protect his patients.


15 posted on 08/03/2014 7:41:04 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: SeekAndFind

Here is an article on how they dealt with an Ebola outbreak in one African city in 1995, it didn’t turn into the end of the world for them, even in Africa.
http://www.newsweek.com/20-year-old-ebola-treatment-could-save-kent-brantly-262552?piano_t=1

Excerpt: “By the time Robert Colebunders arrived in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo (known as Zaire at the time), on June 15 of 1995, the Ebola virus had ravaged the city of 250,000 and the neighboring area for nearly 6 months. The hospitals in the riverport town were empty; patients and healthcare workers had fled to other parts of the country for fear of contracting the deadly disease, which would ultimately affect 317 people and kill 245.

Eventually, the Kikwit Ebola outbreak was traced back to January 1995, but it wasn’t until the start of May of that year that local public health officials recognized the many sick patients in the area as victims of the infectious disease. On May 8th, the Zairian government officially declared the epidemic, asking the World Health Organization to mobilize international assistance. Soon after, infectious disease experts arrived from the WHO, the CDC, Doctors Without Borders, the South African Medical Institute, the Red Cross, and Belgium’s Institute of Tropical Medicine—which sent Colebunders.
Immediately, the team went to work to contain the disease.”


16 posted on 08/03/2014 7:44:01 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: cherry

The CDC patented the Ebola virus years ago;

http://www.naturalnews.com/046290_Ebola_patent_vaccines_profit_motive.html


17 posted on 08/03/2014 7:44:54 PM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: HChampagne

Morons running amok, doesn’t bother you. Drama? You have no idea, as to what, is about to happen.


18 posted on 08/03/2014 7:48:00 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: ClearCase_guy

If you blow your nose, cough and your name is on a secret list and you go to the ER, you’re toast and you will disappear never to be seen again.


19 posted on 08/03/2014 7:49:31 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: SeekAndFind

Isolation and quarantine, judiciously used, could well calm the inevitable panic should Ebola or something similarly dangerous got loose here. Yes, there might be abuses, we’ve never really done something like this before. I do think most local jurisdictions would stick to medically necessary guidelines and CDC preplanning.

I know we cannot isolate ourselves but I’d certainly be tempted to temporarily suspend entry (without quarantine for medical exam) at least from the three countries with appreciable levels of disease.


20 posted on 08/03/2014 7:50:34 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: SeekAndFind

Now imagine that you are not infected, but because they say you may be infected then they stick you in with a few people who are. When you get sick and die then they can say that you were infected all along.


21 posted on 08/03/2014 7:51:18 PM PDT by Revel
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To: SeekAndFind

Well this could end up very ugly.


22 posted on 08/03/2014 7:51:20 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: 353FMG

I think worst case would be a three week vacation for everyone.

The old, “Shelter in place” chestnut.

And if Ebola breaks out in ANY city in this country, they will simply shut down.

It would ruin the economy and people will be hungry. But they cannot physically quarantine the numbers being tossed around.

So...in the end we are all responsible for our own safety.


23 posted on 08/03/2014 7:54:34 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: SeekAndFind
the federal government already has the authority

That's a far cry from having the logistics capability, regardless of the papers they wave around.

/johnny

24 posted on 08/03/2014 7:55:18 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Vermont Lt

how many people have food for 3 weeks besides preppers and mormons?

/sarcasm mostly


25 posted on 08/03/2014 7:55:31 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SeekAndFind

Thank God we have obozocare.


26 posted on 08/03/2014 7:55:57 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: HChampagne
Does it disturb your view of the world?

/johnny

27 posted on 08/03/2014 7:56:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Revel

And, that is where the 2nd Amendment may come into play.


28 posted on 08/03/2014 7:57:20 PM PDT by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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To: JimSEA
Spanish flu.

It was real, it killed lots of people, and it was less than 100 years ago.

How did the federal government handle it then, when they had to deal with the Constitution?

This is a health issue, which is a State power. Not a federal power.

/johnny

29 posted on 08/03/2014 7:59:15 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Vermont Lt

Lucky illegals, they have a place to go back to.


30 posted on 08/03/2014 7:59:24 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: SeekAndFind

This amounts to preaching to the choir but...
About the border...
This entire thing was ENGINEERED by obozo and his mendacious “Never let a crisis go to waste” minions to serve multiple New World Order mandates:
1. Flood the country with thousands of NEW almost certainly welfare conditioned LEFTIST DEMOCRAT (but I repeat myself) voters, making it unlikely or IMPOSSIBLE for another party to win a national election.  Why do you think obozo and holder are fighting tooth and nail to prevent states from requiring POSITIVE PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP on election day? 
2. Fulfill the prime goal of the Cloward-Piven plan to further drain the already empty treasury and COLLAPSE the welfare and related systems and engender anger and push-back from the shrinking minority of generally older Americans who STILL understand and  appreciate the system the Founders  strove to leave us now being destroyed by this gang of criminals now in the highest levels of this government.
3. If the aforementioned “push-back” should escalate into violence against these criminals, the millions around us who — thanks largely to the media and government schools — don’t have a clue concerning what we’re about to lose will cry out for “somebody do something and restore law and order”.  And we’ll get ORDER in the form of martial law. But there will be NO LAW except that which our new masters will then impose on ALL of us.
And for those who believe that American troops would never fire on fellow citizens, go here http://www.29palmssurvey.com/survey.html ; and here http://misguidedchildren.com/homeland-security/2013/12/would-29-palms-marines-shoot-americans-survey/7617. ; Don’t know about you, but I don’t recall seeing much at the time on ABC, CBS, NBC, et al.  
While that action would be a clear violation of Posse Comitatus (the suspension of which was supported by then GOP Senator John Warner), who says these would be U.S. troops??  Think about  facing FOREIGN TROOPS — being trained here all the time  — on YOUR street.  The Soviets used  foreign troops to crush the Czech, Hungarian and other revolts back in the day.

This is classic Hegelian Dialectic (go here http://www.naturalnews.com/023727_power_government_butter.htm if you’re unfamiliar with that term).  These criminals have been employing Herr Hegel’s technique for decades.  For another example, think GLOBAL WARMING! (And an Ebola epidemic HERE would be a welcome New World Order double-header: obozo has his excuse to shut this place and his opponents down and the – er – population “reduction” the greenies lust after would be huge.)

One parting point.  If you think I’m paranoid, please remember that it’s NOT paranoia IF THEY’RE REALLY TRYING TO GET YOU.

As you all  breathe a collective sigh of relief, I’ll shut up and suggest you watch this short video at the link below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzOwe_n68ss


31 posted on 08/03/2014 8:01:02 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: HChampagne
And I won't vote for liberal republicans.

/johnny

32 posted on 08/03/2014 8:02:51 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Nervous Tick
I’m “reasonably” well armed.

LOL!

Your response (multiplied by millions) will really screw up their well-laid plans.

/johnny

33 posted on 08/03/2014 8:04:02 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Entry into the country is a federal concern and the CDC can guide and advise the states. I hope that at least the medical community learned from the Spanish Flu.


34 posted on 08/03/2014 8:04:17 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA
The article talks about "rounding people up and detaining them".

That doesn't sound like border control (Ha!) to me.

Feds try exercising police powers like that in the States, there may well be pushback.

Recent events have shown that people won't put up with it.

The Feds did squat all during the Spanish flu epidemic, including at the WWI camps. Thousands died.

Waiting on government to do something right is a long wait where a train don't come.

/johnny

35 posted on 08/03/2014 8:08:34 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: SeekAndFind; neverdem; ProtectOurFreedom; Mother Abigail; EBH; vetvetdoug; Smokin' Joe; ...
Bring Out Your Dead

Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.

The purpose of the “Bring Out Your Dead” ping list (formerly the “Ebola” ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.

So far the false positive rate is 100%.

At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the “Bring Out Your Dead” threads will miss the beginning entirely.

*sigh* Such is life, and death...

36 posted on 08/03/2014 8:11:32 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: SeekAndFind; JRandomFreeper
I do remember the section on public health law back in my undergraduate days (some punk named Pasteur was sitting next to me). It was a bit of an eye-opener. Most of this stuff dates back to the Yellow Fever / Typhoid days and yes, the laws necessary to lock people up are very much on the books. And upheld through the Supreme Court.

That said, it was a different age back then and for slow-moving diseases such as typhoid or cholera it was, in the absence of better medical knowledge, a reasonably effective praxis. Not so for such diseases as Ebola or, as JRandom pointed out, Spanish Flu. There absolutely were isolation wards and quarantine for the latter in 1919, and it didn't help.

The problem is that such diseases tend to overwhelm the machinery intended to contain them. Who guards the guardians? When the keepers are sick themselves, who mans the guard posts and the barricades?

I suggest that as a ploy for locking up political opponents, this will be after the damage is done and far too late to have the desired effect. Great fantasy fare, but I don't think it's likely to go down that way. Just my $0.02.

37 posted on 08/03/2014 8:13:27 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: SeekAndFind; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

38 posted on 08/03/2014 8:14:23 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Yes, the states have to act if it spreads beyond entry. Some states will act and some will sit on their thumb.


39 posted on 08/03/2014 8:15:03 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA
Some states won't. That's the price we pay for not having a central government (in theory).

/johnny

40 posted on 08/03/2014 8:18:25 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Revel

“Now imagine that you are not infected, but because they say you may be infected then they stick you in with a few people who are. When you get sick and die then they can say that you were infected all along.”

lol...the opposite of that is how drug companies sell vaccines


41 posted on 08/03/2014 8:19:05 PM PDT by willywill
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To: SeekAndFind

But what about their rights to privacy?


42 posted on 08/03/2014 8:20:25 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Billthedrill
The isolation wards and quarantine were local, and not federal.

The feds don't have the authority to do that, regardless of what leftist journalists think.

And yes, if it's a plot by those in power, it isn't well thought out. Like most government actions.

They (governments in general) don't have a great win/loss record on anything but killing people.

/johnny

43 posted on 08/03/2014 8:22:08 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Travis McGee

Preiscient Ping Back.


44 posted on 08/03/2014 8:23:24 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

The Wife and I were wondering what Homeland Security would do when asked to risk their lives in this way. We both thought they would leave this one to the states.


45 posted on 08/03/2014 8:23:36 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: SeekAndFind
Question: Is the CDC anything like the TSA?


46 posted on 08/03/2014 8:24:13 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They try to keep ramming the idea down our throats that you can ONLY get it from direct contact with bodily fluids.

I wonder why. Maybe it’s to keep people going to work.

This is BS. You can easily get it from airborne virii if, for example, a carrier coughs or sneezes.


47 posted on 08/03/2014 8:24:19 PM PDT by djf (OK. Well, now, lemme try to make this clear: If you LIKE your lasagna, you can KEEP your lasagna!)
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To: Dick Bachert

I believe that there was something in the 0-care law that allowed the president to create some type of health care army.
If the Ebola virus really does pose a threat, the elitists win by killing off their opposition. The masters of the universe will be secure in their hermetically sealed fortresses.
If this is all hype, the elitists win by creating pandemonium and hysteria which will make medical martial law an acceptable course of action to the general public.


48 posted on 08/03/2014 8:25:29 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Mark


49 posted on 08/03/2014 8:26:30 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: goodtomato

“Is it time to start wearing surgical masks in public?”

That would be racist. Ebolaphobia.


50 posted on 08/03/2014 8:28:01 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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