Skip to comments.Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency
Posted on 07/18/2019 6:16:47 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people .
A WHO expert committee declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agency to make the declaration for this outbreak, even though other experts say it has long met the required conditions. More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.
A declaration of a global health emergency often brings greater international attention and aid, along with concerns that nervous governments might overreact with border closures
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No wonder the Omars of the world want to come here and never go back.
Don’t worry. Global warming will get us first.
Gawd these people crack me up. :D
Pfft! Prince Charlie says we’re done in 18 months anyway.
Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.
The purpose of the Bring Out Your Dead ping list (formerly the Ebola ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.
So far the false positive rate is 100%.
At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the Bring Out Your Dead threads will miss the beginning entirely.
*sigh* Such is life, and death...
If a quarantine saves just one child's life, it's worth it.
We should send The Squat over there to investigate the matter...................
Has anyone considered just nuking it from orbit?
Call me when it hits LA.
To me Ebola is like the Rocky movies. Just when you think it’s done, it comes back for another showing....
They used to say the United States had 2 friends.. the atlantic ocean and the pacific ocean. Not so today. Do open border advocates not realize 1 who comes into our country, carrying a deadly disease, could wipe out everything
The flu eoidemic of 1918 came from europe and once sick, it killed in 48 hrs.
Send them to Portland Maine to join there friends and family.
it’s the only way to be sure.
WHO could have prevented this?
When I went to South Africa several years ago, the airlines were doing fever screenings on the way back so as not to let anybody potentially infectious onboard, yet now the human traffickers like the charitable organizations are settling Congolese families in our state, for profit of course.
What kind of screening have THEY had?
About bleepin’ time. All it takes is one hopping on a plane to Dallas, TX. Oh, wait, that happened already and we got super duper lucky.
It comes back time and again because Africans can’t keep their nasty infected pee-pees in their pants. They can’t seem to stay away from bush meat. They can’t understand not to poo in drinking water. They think the local medicine man knows more than licensed doctors.
China is making huge inroads into Africa, how about we let THEM lead this little expedition and we stay completely out of it for once.
They want to colonize Africa, well here’s the bad that comes with all the good Mr. China-man, YOU deal with this financially so the natives can ignore you and do it all over again.
That reminds me. I wonder how those 20,000 Africans trying to cross the Darien Gap in Panama on their way to the US are doing.
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