Posts Tagged ‘ebola’

No Money to Stop Ebola?

Posted: October 19, 2014 in -
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CDC has already published that up to 1.4 million Ebola cases may affect Africa by January 20 of 2015.  Perhaps this explains some of it…

Government Indifference Compounds Ebola Disaster

United Nations officials said Thursday that the UN trust fund for Ebola has only $100,000 on hand, a fraction of the nearly $1 billion the world body says is needed to contain the spread of the deadly virus. While the UN fund has received pledges of about $20 million from various governments, it has received only $100,000 in actual cash deposits, and that from only one country, Colombia.

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No such admissions from the CDC for even worse incompetence.

WHO admits fudging Ebola response, blames ‘incompetent staff’

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Dallas Ebola Patient, Says CDC Gave Her Green Light To Fly

Nurse who treated Liberian ebola patient — who died — allowed to get on a plane and spread the disease far and wide, with a fever. How is this possible? Incompetence only explains so many fuck ups. At some point mistakes indicate enemy action, coordinated activity, a threat, a clear and present danger to our safety.

They have still refused to ban travel to Liberia. More patients can bring in the epidemic. They have not provided hospitals with sufficient protective gear, claiming that cloth masks are sufficient. This misdirection directly led to this nurse becoming infected.

Ebola: 21 Days Not Enough

Posted: October 16, 2014 in -
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Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
“Experts say there could be up to a 12 percent chance that someone could be infected even after the 21-day quarantine.”

More evidence that the people in charge have no fucking clue what they’re doing, and sure aren’t doing enough to sort it out.

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Doctors Nationwide Slam the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Handling of Ebola

Healthcare experts throughout the U.S. are strongly criticizing the Centers for Disease Control for its handling of Ebola.

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And nurses are calling the CDC hypocrites for saying that cloth masks and goggles are sufficient … while CDC personnel wear respirators and full hazardous materials suits when visiting hospitals with Ebola patients

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