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Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest
ever outbreak from spreading?

CNN, by Laura Smith-Spark

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Posted By:earlybird, 7/3/2014 10:22:18 AM

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further. The World Health Organization has warned that "drastic action" is needed to halt the killer in its tracks. It reports there have been 759 cases, including 467 deaths, in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as of June 30.(Snip)This makes it the "largest in terms of the number of cases and deaths as well as geographical spread," said WHO. Not only is it uncontained, but this strain of

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Those numbers are since the outbreak began in March... This particular strain can kill up to 90% of those infected.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 7/3/2014 10:32:39 AM     (No. 9909604)

Not unless they can contain it in Africa, but with all of those sub/saharan fence jumpers heading to Europe I fear the worst is yet to come.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Howard Adams, 7/3/2014 10:52:24 AM     (No. 9909634)

Fatalities of apocalyptical proportions.
Tensions in the Middle East. Chaos from Central America unleashed on American citizenry. Societal turmoil in Euroe. Ebola in Africa. Nuclear arms in North Korea, Iran, and other hostile regimes in the world. Have you ever read a random page of 25 Lucianne articles and wondered if Nostradamus did not predict this stuff?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/3/2014 11:29:10 AM     (No. 9909687)

I certainly hope the WHO is correct about how this virus is spread - I hope if the CDC issues orders for isolation and quarantine here there will be cooperation in Congress. Viruses and Bacteria can kill you and they really don´t care about your political affiliation.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/3/2014 11:45:31 AM     (No. 9909722)

One word: Quarantine.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: QRP, 7/3/2014 12:16:33 PM     (No. 9909791)

I doubt this one is just going to "burn out". Its only a matter of time before an infected "migrant" comes across the southern border.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/3/2014 6:06:42 PM     (No. 9910113)

#4- you obviously have forgotten what happened when someone even mentioned quarantine when aids hit our shores.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/3/2014 11:39:38 PM     (No. 9910408)

Freeze travel to and from the area.


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