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Ebola outbreak: Royal Air Force 'on standby' to bring back infected Brits
The Telegraph ^ | 7-30-14 | Sarah Knapton

Posted on 07/31/2014 4:19:37 PM PDT by dynachrome

The Royal Air Force could be called in to bring back UK citizens infected with the deadly Ebola disease from West Africa. David Cameron has said that Ebola outbreak is a ‘very serious threat’ to the UK and the foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, is preparing to chair an emergency meeting today on how to tighten Britain’s defences against the virus. Major Thomas Fletcher, of the Royal Army Medical Corps said it was likely the meeting would discuss putting the military on alert to ‘repatriate’ Britons infected with the disease. The Royal Air Force’s Infection Prevention Control Team is likely to be placed on standby to collect UK citizens and return them to Britain in quarantine conditions.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: britain; ebola; ebolaoutbreak; quarentine; uk
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hmmm......
1 posted on 07/31/2014 4:19:37 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

They’re not saying anything but you know they have the passenger lists of the planes Patrick Sawyer was on as well as the connecting flights they took to cities all over the world.


2 posted on 07/31/2014 4:24:19 PM PDT by Wage Slave
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To: dynachrome

Sounds like a really really bad plan.


3 posted on 07/31/2014 4:29:06 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: dynachrome
The Eboli virus is 100% curable.
One needs only ENORMOUS about of IV solution quickly, uniformly and continuously.
4 posted on 07/31/2014 4:29:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: dynachrome

Of course those things are NOT readily available in the “bush.” So, in those cases, it’s fatal.


5 posted on 07/31/2014 4:30:29 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: PistolPaknMama

“really, really bad” is an understatement for this one.


6 posted on 07/31/2014 4:30:59 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: cloudmountain
The Eboli virus is 100% curable. One needs only ENORMOUS about of IV solution quickly, uniformly and continuously.

If it was that simple, we would be doing airlifts of IV solution. Hint: we aren't doing that.
7 posted on 07/31/2014 4:32:17 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: dynachrome

They need to set up medical facilities in Antarctica where humans are sparse and other vectors are nonexistent. Clear out one of those global warming research stations and send them all home.


8 posted on 07/31/2014 4:34:01 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: cloudmountain

Great,I just read last week that there’s a shortage of saline IV in this country.


9 posted on 07/31/2014 4:34:12 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: cloudmountain

What about the systemic organ failure that tends to accompany it? Even with palliative treatment, many will still die.


10 posted on 07/31/2014 4:39:05 PM PDT by nomad
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To: dynachrome

It’s a very serious threat, so quick, bring it in here!


11 posted on 07/31/2014 4:39:32 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Wage Slave

I think the key is quarantine. Ebola can thrive in the rainforest / low hygiene regions of the planet. Outside of that environment it has a tough time. I doubt it could live long in desert conditions. It is also a cultural thing as all the third worlders have their own cultural practices as well as traditional caring for the ebola victims. Here? Our touchy feely is limited. Here? Preparation of the deceased is totally different. Beyond that, the Liberians should be able to combat and contain it by changing the dietary dependency on easy bush meat..... and limiting contact with the infected and loads of soap and water. I would also think that ebola has a leg up on any compromised immune system and any already sickly people. I once heard that 85 percent of Africans also have hepatitis a, b and/or c. Then there are the traditional malaria and crap born diseases readily available in the immediate surroundings to make the system work even harder.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 4:42:24 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: cloudmountain

Loss of fluids may be one thing, massive internal haemorrhaging is another...


13 posted on 07/31/2014 4:44:34 PM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: dynachrome

Am I just ignernt or is the normal operating procedure for this stuff to leave the infected people in quarantine where they are sick? First time I heard of flying infected Ebola patients back home. They are bringing two Americans back to Atlanta to Emory Hospital. I would say the worst idea since the beginning of time.


14 posted on 07/31/2014 4:48:48 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: dynachrome

I have never heard of taking infected people out of a hot zone ever! Why would you bring infected people to a area without infection? Only reason would be to spread Ebola to the rest of the world. Can you say AGENDA 21?


15 posted on 07/31/2014 4:49:36 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I too am surprised at moving the Ebola Americans....there were 729 deaths in Africa. This is a terrible decision...but they think it will be okay, unreal.


16 posted on 07/31/2014 4:50:33 PM PDT by Kackikat (ELECTED officials took an OATH...Time to honor it....be a Patriot.)
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan
Loss of fluids may be one thing, massive internal haemorrhaging is another...

Of course! One is FLUIDS; the other is BLOOD.
Eboli requires massive intake of FLUIDS, not blood.

17 posted on 07/31/2014 4:56:46 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: lostboy61
Develop a vaccine. Keep it away from the public. Allow the virus to spread.


18 posted on 07/31/2014 5:01:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: himno hero
You talk about clean and soap and water when I just saw a medical journal last year that said 72% of shopping cards have crap on the handles. This is because Americans are so clean they don't wash there hands after they crap. And all those really clean people crossing the border from the third world should really help.
19 posted on 07/31/2014 5:02:23 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!.)
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To: vetvetdoug

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3187515/posts

It would appear insanity is pervasive in the West these days.


20 posted on 07/31/2014 5:04:22 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: cloudmountain

Indeed, most viruses can be passed through kidneys, except skin born types.


21 posted on 07/31/2014 5:14:38 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: cloudmountain

If it’s 100% curable, I wouldn’t think that knowledgeable doctors and nurses who have access to that care would be dying.


22 posted on 07/31/2014 5:15:17 PM PDT by Wicket (1 Peter 3:15 , Romans 5:5-8)
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To: Kackikat

NHS Mad cow disease response genius?


23 posted on 07/31/2014 5:16:43 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: PistolPaknMama

Why don’t we spread this God forsaken killer ,for which there is no treatment, to innocent people in the name of political correctness? Im going to tell you that if they do that here and children die— they will die,in my opinion. KEEP THAT CRAP OUT OF THE USA!!


24 posted on 07/31/2014 5:18:55 PM PDT by rlapuma
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To: dynachrome

Quarantine. You drop the medical supplies on the airstrip and leave. If someone goes into the area they don’t come out until the epidemic is certified over. But no, we will have the idiots at the CDC (same geniuses that store vials of deadly diseases in closets) or British National Health (who routinely kill their patients) having people leave the quarantined area after a “visual inspection and questioning”.


25 posted on 07/31/2014 5:19:30 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (His Arrogance would love to replace John Kerry-Heinz but all the trained monkeys turned him down.)
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To: lostboy61

... there we go.

Yuk!

A ripe ebola environment.....Just keep it out of the light! AND give it moisture!

Yes, in summary, as you point out, we could be targets under a shit and ebola attack!

I’m moving further north where stuff can freeze!


26 posted on 07/31/2014 5:22:47 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: cloudmountain
The Eboli virus is 100% curable. One needs only ENORMOUS about of IV solution quickly, uniformly and continuously.

What about drinking nothing but water infused with oregano oil for one week?

27 posted on 07/31/2014 5:23:41 PM PDT by jetson
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To: dynachrome

Word of bringing patient(s) “home” to USA too.

Why are first-world countries hell-bent on bringing a nightmare disease home? One screwup and it’s a pandemic.


28 posted on 07/31/2014 5:27:56 PM PDT by ctdonath2 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun" - Obama, setting RoE with his opposition)
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To: dynachrome

So Cameron is a real fool. I feel bad for the Brits being put in danger by this national leader’s idiocy.


29 posted on 07/31/2014 5:32:45 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: jetson
What about drinking nothing but water infused with oregano oil for one week?

This would cause the symptomatic individual to hemorrhage blood and water infused with oregano oil for somewhat less than one week, at which time they would die.

30 posted on 07/31/2014 5:33:21 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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Don't let it fade away

31 posted on 07/31/2014 5:33:24 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Morpheus2009

Is this part of the NWO? Population depopulation by disease?


32 posted on 07/31/2014 5:40:19 PM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: Wage Slave
you know they have the passenger lists of the planes Patrick Sawyer was on as well as the connecting flights they took to cities all over the world.

Yes, of course they do. I suspect they know it's already been spread around the world 3 times over so might as well bring US and British citizens home for better care.

33 posted on 07/31/2014 6:12:15 PM PDT by bgill
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To: lostboy61

Then there’s the babies with poopy diapers sitting in the seats of grocery carts where most people put their fresh produce.


34 posted on 07/31/2014 6:16:49 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 2ndreconmarine; Fitzcarraldo; Covenantor; Mother Abigail; EBH; Dog Gone; ...

Ping...


35 posted on 07/31/2014 6:24:49 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: dynachrome

It’s the national express...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiBI3A2WcrE


36 posted on 07/31/2014 6:29:37 PM PDT by Domestic Church (AMDG ...)
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To: cloudmountain

There is a shortage of iv solution in this country right now as it is. Something about FDA standards and costs for compiancy.


37 posted on 07/31/2014 6:30:07 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: cloudmountain
The Eboli virus is 100% curable.
One needs only ENORMOUS about of IV solution quickly, uniformly and continuously.


Did you stay at a Holiday Inn last night?
38 posted on 07/31/2014 6:31:22 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: dynachrome; 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...

39 posted on 07/31/2014 6:58:06 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: dynachrome

Why oh why?

This makes no sense. An outbreak of Ebola, even a modest one, would overload just about every hospital system in a Western country.


40 posted on 07/31/2014 7:02:31 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: steve86

What about drinking nothing but water infused with oregano oil for one week?

This would cause the symptomatic individual to hemorrhage blood and water infused with oregano.

*****************************************************

I shouldn’t be laughing...


41 posted on 07/31/2014 7:04:10 PM PDT by Raebie
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To: lostboy61

Can you say CHANGE as in hope and change?


42 posted on 07/31/2014 7:11:26 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: UCANSEE2; lostboy61
Now the mystery of the dead microbiologists becomes unraveled.
43 posted on 07/31/2014 7:43:36 PM PDT by SisterK (the great tribulation begins)
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To: dynachrome
I have read that they are going to bring back the 2 Americans to Emory University Hospital. Although I admire these two people for making a selfless decision to go to Africa, it is not fair to the medical /nursing staff at Emory to risk their lives because these two people made this decision to treat Ebola patients. I am a nurse, I would risk my life to treat a disease running through my community. I do protest in being forced by hospital administration to treat an African virus. The nurses and staff at Emory did not get the choice to put their lives at risk. I sincerely hope they walk out. Take these patients to a CDC level 4 bio hazard lab. Hospitals are not set up for this. Leave them in Africa. They made their decision, live by it.
44 posted on 07/31/2014 7:49:10 PM PDT by kaila
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To: lavaroise

Amazing isn’t it?


45 posted on 07/31/2014 8:40:54 PM PDT by Kackikat (ELECTED officials took an OATH...Time to honor it....be a Patriot.)
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To: SisterK
I forgot about that.

It is so hard to keep up with everything. It seems every week there is, at least, one major development, move, etc. and it's been this way for six years. I forget about stuff all the time and then I am, like, "Ohhhh, yeah, that's right, there was THAT..."

Crazy times.

46 posted on 07/31/2014 8:48:55 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: cloudmountain

You need both. Blood transfusions and massive IVs of Ringer’s Solution.


47 posted on 07/31/2014 8:59:21 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: cloudmountain

I hears a doctor last night say it is 90% fatal with treatment.


48 posted on 07/31/2014 9:00:48 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: himno hero

I read the other day that this is not associated with eating bush meat, is that incorrect?


49 posted on 07/31/2014 9:12:09 PM PDT by kalee
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To: dynachrome

Not smart.


50 posted on 07/31/2014 9:13:36 PM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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