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#1
Tell me Pit, is Ebola going to wipe us out? Is the biological brawl of the century about to be on our hands? Opinions from doctor/bio people appreciated.
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#2
I am a doctor currently working in the quarantine zone. I'm not allowed to talk to the press but I'll say it here: we're all dead
#3
Isn't that the name of one of Kate Hopkins's children?

Edit: Saw these documentaries about Ebola in Libera. Pretty interesting stuff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANUI4uT3xJI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XasTcDsDfMg

Seems that the opinion over there is that Ebola is a government conspiracy and that nobody is dying from it, despite people dying from it.
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#4
Ok here it is.

Ebola is not going to wipe us out. It's not a major threat to the Western world.

That's all you need to know. But I will continue.

Here is why Ebola is devastating western Africa right now: distrust in health services, no medical infrastructure, and the worst standards of living in the world.

I mean really, ebola is active primarily in three countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia. All these of those countries are so recently war torn. They are poor. They have hardly any medical facilities, and none of those medical facilities are staffed, equipped, or funded well on a Western level. I mean, in Liberia one of the nurses told people that ebola was a hoax, so they broke into the hospital and dragged everyone out. That was a nurse. One of the medical staff. That's the level of qualification that nurses over there have.

There's massive distrust in the African nations towards the white nations. There are people there that think that ebola is a hoax, or a conspiracy, or something created by the white man to keep them in check and under control. Because of that, they don't listen to anything. They don't follow medical procedures. They don't trust doctors. A month or so ago, there was a village (can't remember if it was Uganda of Liberia) that started throwing stones at a western medical team. The team had to run for their lives, and ended up getting separated. I can't remember exactly off the top of my head, but I believe one of those separated groups had eight people killed by stones. And that was just a village, not even a city.

IF those countries had proper medical facilities, IF those people had trust in the information they're being given, IF they followed the medical procedures, ebola would be stopped dead in its tracks long ago. There's a reason why neighbouring countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, etc, are having very few problems with it. Yes there are a few cases in America, or Spain, or wherever, but they will not progress and they will not destroy mankind.

Western Africa is in shambles. Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia will not get through this endemic without a much greater western support. BUT, despite that, it will not get even close to wiping us out.
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#6
The American government is going to use this as an opportunity to poison the water supply and blame Ebola, thus starting a New World Order in which only the elite will be left alive and restart the human race!


either that, or, you know....everyone in the Western world will be fine and will forget about this in a couple months.
#7
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#8
Remember when Ebola killed everyone in the world for the past 38 years?
Remember when the swine flu murdered all of your children?

Good times.
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#9
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Ok here it is.

Ebola is not going to wipe us out. It's not a major threat to the Western world.

That's all you need to know. But I will continue.

Here is why Ebola is devastating western Africa right now: distrust in health services, no medical infrastructure, and the worst standards of living in the world.

I mean really, ebola is active primarily in three countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia. All these of those countries are so recently war torn. They are poor. They have hardly any medical facilities, and none of those medical facilities are staffed, equipped, or funded well on a Western level. I mean, in Liberia one of the nurses told people that ebola was a hoax, so they broke into the hospital and dragged everyone out. That was a nurse. One of the medical staff. That's the level of qualification that nurses over there have.

There's massive distrust in the African nations towards the white nations. There are people there that think that ebola is a hoax, or a conspiracy, or something created by the white man to keep them in check and under control. Because of that, they don't listen to anything. They don't follow medical procedures. They don't trust doctors. A month or so ago, there was a village (can't remember if it was Uganda of Liberia) that started throwing stones at a western medical team. The team had to run for their lives, and ended up getting separated. I can't remember exactly off the top of my head, but I believe one of those separated groups had eight people killed by stones. And that was just a village, not even a city.

IF those countries had proper medical facilities, IF those people had trust in the information they're being given, IF they followed the medical procedures, ebola would be stopped dead in its tracks long ago. There's a reason why neighbouring countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, etc, are having very few problems with it. Yes there are a few cases in America, or Spain, or wherever, but they will not progress and they will not destroy mankind.

Western Africa is in shambles. Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia will not get through this endemic without a much greater western support. BUT, despite that, it will not get even close to wiping us out.

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#10
Wipe us out? Nah. We can have a couple outbreaks, though.

The second Texas nurse to be diagnosed got on a plane after treating the Liberian guy. That's not good. East coast hospitals are stocking up as they're expecting a case to crop up at some point. People fleeing west Africa may come to the US thinking it's the safest place and unknowingly bring ebola with them. It's a scary situation. It won't be the end of us but it can certainly cause a lot of problems.
#11
I'm not scared of Ebola. I lived through SARS when there were few response/quarantine procedures in place and that was much worse because it was more contagious with less obvious symptoms. I mean MERS has been a huge thing for at least the past year but no one talks about it because the safeguards used for SARS help protect against MERS too.
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#14
Good luck Ebola-chan.
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#15
I have ebola and am currently bleeding internally. As an inside source on the outbreak, I can confirm that it will kill everyone you know and beasts will rule the earth once more.
#16
Better to not let those infected people come anywhere near civilized societies. Then we're good.
#17
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#19
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I ate a granolabola once, i got crumbs and blood everywhere.

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It's over simplified, So what!

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#22
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Better to not let those infected people come anywhere near civilized societies. Then we're good.

Too late.

OT:
Remember AIDS? Remember when it was on the rise in Africa, because those people didn't know shit about not spreading it? Does Ebola remind you of the AIDS epidemic, at all?
#23
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Too late.

OT:
Remember AIDS? Remember when it was on the rise in Africa, because those people didn't know shit about not spreading it? Does Ebola remind you of the AIDS epidemic, at all?

Not really. There's no such thing as good ebola and bad ebola.

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#26
we're all gonna die.

everybody eat each other.
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#27
No unless you are a proper melt.

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#29
No.

The hysteria about it over here is just people who know no better being mislead by the media.
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#30
No because the media's always talking about scary diseases like SARS or swine flu and I've never had any of that stuff.
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#31
It's been on earth for quite some times and we've seen a few small crisis's and we're still alive for the most part, so I don't really think it'll do much.
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#32
There are no outbreaks outside of Africa

Someone catching it after treating someone in isolation and immediately being put in isolation themselves isnt a ****ing 'outbreak'.

Typical media bullshit getting everyone worked up over nothing. Sure it's a big problem in Africa, but there's no need to make out like it'll get that bad in the west
#33
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Ok here it is.

Ebola is not going to wipe us out. It's not a major threat to the Western world.

That's all you need to know. But I will continue.

Here is why Ebola is devastating western Africa right now: distrust in health services, no medical infrastructure, and the worst standards of living in the world.

I mean really, ebola is active primarily in three countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia. All these of those countries are so recently war torn. They are poor. They have hardly any medical facilities, and none of those medical facilities are staffed, equipped, or funded well on a Western level. I mean, in Liberia one of the nurses told people that ebola was a hoax, so they broke into the hospital and dragged everyone out. That was a nurse. One of the medical staff. That's the level of qualification that nurses over there have.

There's massive distrust in the African nations towards the white nations. There are people there that think that ebola is a hoax, or a conspiracy, or something created by the white man to keep them in check and under control. Because of that, they don't listen to anything. They don't follow medical procedures. They don't trust doctors. A month or so ago, there was a village (can't remember if it was Uganda of Liberia) that started throwing stones at a western medical team. The team had to run for their lives, and ended up getting separated. I can't remember exactly off the top of my head, but I believe one of those separated groups had eight people killed by stones. And that was just a village, not even a city.

IF those countries had proper medical facilities, IF those people had trust in the information they're being given, IF they followed the medical procedures, ebola would be stopped dead in its tracks long ago. There's a reason why neighbouring countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, etc, are having very few problems with it. Yes there are a few cases in America, or Spain, or wherever, but they will not progress and they will not destroy mankind.

Western Africa is in shambles. Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia will not get through this endemic without a much greater western support. BUT, despite that, it will not get even close to wiping us out.



Shhhh. Don't tell the media! They're getting a lot of viewers thanks to fear mongering.
#34
Look on the bright side. We will probably get a kick ass music festival out of it just like we did with AIDS and SARS.

Keep spreading the hype and maybe we will have a chance at seeing Led Zeppelin get together again.
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#35
It's not going to do much to us. As we have pretty good heathcare. But we really need to stop letting people into the country that's been to Africa or where ever it's coming from, and punish those that lie about being there. It seems like every other night I'll channel surf and see something on cnn or msnbc about another american catching it.
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#36
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It seems like every other night I'll channel surf and see something on cnn or msnbc about another american catching it.



We're at what, two or three people that were actually infected here? One that came into the country already infected, and two or three that we intentionally brought here to be treated.


That's hardly every other night when this has been going on for months and months.
#37
Quote by Baby Joel
Ok here it is.

Ebola is not going to wipe us out. It's not a major threat to the Western world.

That's all you need to know. But I will continue.

Here is why Ebola is devastating western Africa right now: distrust in health services, no medical infrastructure, and the worst standards of living in the world.

I mean really, ebola is active primarily in three countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia. All these of those countries are so recently war torn. They are poor. They have hardly any medical facilities, and none of those medical facilities are staffed, equipped, or funded well on a Western level. I mean, in Liberia one of the nurses told people that ebola was a hoax, so they broke into the hospital and dragged everyone out. That was a nurse. One of the medical staff. That's the level of qualification that nurses over there have.

There's massive distrust in the African nations towards the white nations. There are people there that think that ebola is a hoax, or a conspiracy, or something created by the white man to keep them in check and under control. Because of that, they don't listen to anything. They don't follow medical procedures. They don't trust doctors. A month or so ago, there was a village (can't remember if it was Uganda of Liberia) that started throwing stones at a western medical team. The team had to run for their lives, and ended up getting separated. I can't remember exactly off the top of my head, but I believe one of those separated groups had eight people killed by stones. And that was just a village, not even a city.

IF those countries had proper medical facilities, IF those people had trust in the information they're being given, IF they followed the medical procedures, ebola would be stopped dead in its tracks long ago. There's a reason why neighbouring countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, etc, are having very few problems with it. Yes there are a few cases in America, or Spain, or wherever, but they will not progress and they will not destroy mankind.

Western Africa is in shambles. Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Liberia will not get through this endemic without a much greater western support. BUT, despite that, it will not get even close to wiping us out.


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#38
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We're at what, two or three people that were actually infected here? One that came into the country already infected, and two or three that we intentionally brought here to be treated.


Two American nurses that treated the Dallas patient have tested positive. One of the nurses got on a plane after treating the patient. She got approval from the CDC before doing so, so pretty big blunder there. So we now have the Dallas patient, the three that were brought to Emory, and the two nurses.

The US is the first western country to have a case (now two cases) originate on local soil, not someone getting it in Africa and then coming back. So far, it's minor. Two cases of infection from treating one guy. If it stops there, it's alright. If that one nurse on the plane spread it to anyone else... That's a problem.
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