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Ebola: First case coming to America
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Posted on 07/31/2014 10:25:21 PM PDT by chessplayer

Now, Emory University hospital in Atlanta will be taking the transfer of an Ebola patient, reportedly an American aid worker:


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Will be FLOWN in. Now expect the usual posts of people with ebola walking across the border.
1 posted on 07/31/2014 10:25:21 PM PDT by chessplayer
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“CDC: Smallpox found in NIH storage room is alive”

(CNN) — “At least two of the vials employees at the National Institutes of Health found in an unused storage room earlier this month contain viable samples of the deadly smallpox virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.”

“Employees found six forgotten vials”

http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/11/health/smallpox-found-nih-alive/

Anyone feel assured when they say there will be no accidents with this patient?


2 posted on 07/31/2014 10:29:44 PM PDT by chessplayer
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How hard would it be for the IS or Hamas people to fly down to western Africa and get the illness? Even if they had to infect themselves? Then fly to Mexico-—take the train and inflect a whole bunch of folks and kids? (they don’t care about children) as they cross the border—then get to a big city and start infecting folks—maybe even have jihadists meet them—get the illness and drive all over—New Orleans? St. Louis? Atlanta? How long before America would be brought to her knees by panic, sickness, and fear?


3 posted on 07/31/2014 10:39:08 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll Onward! Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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Emory is top-notch. Granted they probably can’t know every contingency possible, but they at least won’t be making any sloppy mistakes.


4 posted on 07/31/2014 10:39:19 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Epesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: chessplayer
Will be FLOWN in. Now expect the usual posts of people with ebola walking across the border.

My big concern is something else. If they wanted to treat the patient and keep the country safe, they would have flown all the medical equipment they wanted over to Africa and treated the patient there. But they want an ebola patient here. Why do they want an ebola patient here, away from the eyes of other governments and NGOs that are in Africa?

I am sure the CDC has samples already, but I can't help think that our less than trustworthy government is less interested in a cure than getting samples and data for less noble purposes.

5 posted on 07/31/2014 10:42:43 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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His caregivers will go from Christian/charity oriented to secular/academic.

No good will come of this.


6 posted on 07/31/2014 10:46:55 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: To Hell With Poverty

As long as human beings are involved, mistakes will be made and it won’t matter how sloppy or neat they are when people start dying needlessly. It’s already risky enough without deliberately importing a deadly disease.


7 posted on 07/31/2014 10:49:21 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Vince Ferrer

You point our a very legitimate concern. And very troubling questions as well.

This a good example of why character matters when it comes to our elected officials.


8 posted on 07/31/2014 10:51:47 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: To Hell With Poverty

Agreed, not to mention that his doctors, nurses, etc, have - shall we say? - skin in the game.


9 posted on 07/31/2014 10:52:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
How hard would it be for the IS or Hamas people to fly down to western Africa and get the illness? Even if they had to infect themselves? Then fly to Mexico

Well, if you thought of it, I am sure someone else has too. The ultimate germ warfare. What surprises me, is that it hasn't happened already. If not ebola, then something else.

10 posted on 07/31/2014 11:29:07 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero plays a fiddle, while Obama plays Minnesota Fats)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Right.

Wishing my sister in law didn’t work at Egleston right now...just a bit too close for comfort.


11 posted on 07/31/2014 11:42:26 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Epesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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I agree, I’m just saying there are worse places at which they could be risking this than Emory.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 11:43:55 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Epesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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Do you mind if I ask what she does?


13 posted on 07/31/2014 11:45:47 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Question:

Why is our idiot government bringing Ebola here?

Answer:

Because they aren’t idiots, they are Evil, and they want it here, so here it will be.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 12:03:40 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: chessplayer

No accidents. It’ll all be intentional.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 2:19:21 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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How long before this corrupt administration brings thousands in and puts them on 0bamacare, free, which normal people can’t afford?


16 posted on 08/01/2014 3:31:00 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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So if the doctor recovers he can spread the virus via sexual contact for over 7 weeks? I wonder if this doctor will become another footnote in America’s history like Typhoid Mary was in the past. Ebola Edie or something.

Well I don’t have to worry, the government under Obama never screws up so they tell me.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 4:48:49 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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Atlanta has one of the most heavily traveled airports in the country. One mistake and you would have a country wide distribution network already in place. That’s all it takes — one little slip up.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 5:45:59 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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Why are they dragging this infectious disease into our country?


19 posted on 08/01/2014 5:46:00 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: chessplayer

Rainbow Six bump.


20 posted on 08/01/2014 5:57:35 AM PDT by wordsofearnest (Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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THAT is the question of the day


21 posted on 08/01/2014 9:13:18 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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