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Ebola outbreak: ´It´s
even worse than I´d feared´

CNN, by Jacque Wilson

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/27/2014 3:56:55 PM

"It´s even worse than I´d feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country. "The sooner the world comes together to help Liberia and West Africans, the safer we will all be." Frieden spoke to CNN´s Nima Elbagir in Monrovia, Liberia, where fear and anger over the largest Ebola outbreak on record has grown as health officials put up quarantines around some of the capital city´s poorest areas. More than

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It´s still spreading. What if the virus starts popping up in the West?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plex, 8/27/2014 4:02:37 PM     (No. 9983543)

Help? We tried that. As long as the natives hide patients, raid clinics, and distrust doctors, there is no help to give. As in plagues of the past, complete isolation of the sick and adequate disposal of the dead is required and until those with the disease are willing to cooperate in these efforts, Ebola cannot be stopped. At a minimum we must not allow any travelers from those countries into the West unless they ALL be isolated until their health can be established. ALL travelers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMann, 8/27/2014 4:43:49 PM     (No. 9983592)

Hmmm. What happened to "It´s all fine. Ebola is really hard to catch. Nothing to see here, just move along" ???

If ebola is so very difficult to catch, wouldn´t doctors and nurses, following a strict contact protocol, be pretty safe? Yet, they are also coming down with it.

As always, it seems, there is more to the story than is being reported.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: frede, 8/27/2014 4:46:58 PM     (No. 9983595)

#1, You are right on! Stop all air traffic from any country in Africa, to any other country.

Repeat in other words. No air traffic between countries on the African Continent, and no air traffic between any country in Africa, to anywere else on Earth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 8/27/2014 5:08:14 PM     (No. 9983630)

The world needs to work together to quarantine and isolate West Africa. Only then MAYBE we´ll be safe.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/27/2014 5:26:21 PM     (No. 9983658)

The only prudent thing to do would be having Obama declare martial law,I suppose.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/27/2014 8:53:41 PM     (No. 9983798)

We got our own epidemics: democrats, liberals, LoFo voters, entitlement freeloaders, the entire obama administration, Rinos, and those wacky episcopalians.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/27/2014 10:42:28 PM     (No. 9983884)

Frieden of course traveled to Liberia where he met with care givers and talked to the press. And then he will come home, Hopefully, he won´t be bringing Ebola back with him. But why was it necessary to go? Ultimately, we will need to quarantine those who have been exposed until they go two weeks without developing symptoms. It seems to me that one of the symptoms of the disease is an irresistible urge to travel in your last days.

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