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Doctor who contracted
Ebola is in grave condition

New York Post, by Chris Perez

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/29/2014 1:09:46 PM

A doctor from Texas is in grave condition and terrified for his life after he contracted the incurable Ebola virus he was treating in West Africa, colleagues said Monday. Dr. Kent Brantley, 33, is one of two Americans in the region who have contracted the deadly disease, which has now killed nearly 700 people in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization. The father of two had been treating Ebola victims in Monrovia, Liberia, when he began to notice symptoms related to the virus, CBS reports. “I’m praying fervently that God will help me survive this disease,” he said

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Doesn´t look good for him. Wife and children are being monitored closely for any symptoms.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 7/29/2014 1:11:34 PM     (No. 9944760)

Colloidal silver will help

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Reply 2 - Posted by: AltaD, 7/29/2014 1:26:39 PM     (No. 9944778)

FTA: Just days before he became ill and isolated himself, Amber and their two children had left for the US to attend a wedding, CBS reports.

Well that´s disturbing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 7/29/2014 1:34:11 PM     (No. 9944793)

I hope the Doctor´s family is in quarantine here until it´s certain that they are not carrying the virus.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: terrywhite, 7/29/2014 1:47:01 PM     (No. 9944825)

Praying for you sir!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: killerbee, 7/29/2014 2:05:44 PM     (No. 9944861)

Hoping everyone who came in contact with his family on their trip is aware of the risk.

Prayers for him and his family. And prayers for everyone now that chaos reigns at the highest levels and plague and pandemic are again a possibility.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 7/29/2014 2:06:12 PM     (No. 9944862)

I agree, #3. While I admire Dr. Brantley´s dedication and pray for him and his family: quarantine is the necessary defense for the rest of us.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/29/2014 2:24:33 PM     (No. 9944904)

The Last Ship is a current tv program (fiction for now) about the after effects of a world wide pandemic. Truth is starting to get disturbingly close to fiction...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: thelmalou, 7/29/2014 3:31:05 PM     (No. 9945014)

I agree with monitoring the family until it´s confirmed they´re not carrying the virus, but the hysteria over this is just outrageous. It can only be spread by contact with bodily fluids or eating tainted, improperly-cooked meat. Many of these countries´ citizens handle their dead with very unsanitary practices, and reports lately are that those affected like eating bat soup (gag a maggot). And it´s not always fatal.

That said, I pray for this guy - he´s doing the Lord´s work with Samaritan´s Purse. God bless and keep him and his family.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 7/29/2014 3:38:13 PM     (No. 9945026)

I don´t understand why anyone with half a brain would go over to that heckhole and treat those filthy people.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Vingoombatz, 7/29/2014 4:00:21 PM     (No. 9945065)

May God be with him. There is absolutely no cure. The only treatment is to offer water.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 7/29/2014 5:02:13 PM     (No. 9945162)

Maybe there are just some people such as many doctors and Christian missionaries who feel it is their duty in life to serve their fellow man, especially those who are underprivileged and suffering through no fault of their own like so many of those in Africa Members of my family, including 2 teenagers, just returned from a summer church mission in eastern Africa . This is their second summer doing this, visiting Christian orphanages, taking clothing and supplies. These are beautiful Christian children and their caretakers who the entire group from the. US fell in love with, as obviously this poor doctor did, too.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 7/29/2014 9:24:36 PM     (No. 9945447)

Since these infected people can´t be cured, one wonders why valuable doctors should be put at risk to put ovise palliative care. And why in the heck would these docs put their families´ lives at risk beggars credulity. This doc was acutely aware or how allegedly difficult it is to contract Ebola. Or did he? Or is it just a fact that you cannot be too careful around Ebola.

Put a tall fence around the area. Airdrop food, water, and drugs.

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