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Posts by DouglasKC

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  • CDC pulls poster saying Ebola can spread through a sneeze

    10/31/2014 8:48:08 PM PDT · 14 of 16
    DouglasKC to Red in Blue PA

    Can’t have the truth out there..which is that Ebola is spread EXACTLY like the common cold....

  • Lansing Pranksters' Street Art - LA style

    10/31/2014 2:10:11 PM PDT · 11 of 29
    DouglasKC to humblegunner
    It differs from mine. Making a comment on some blog is not news. Post that crap in bloggers or chat.

    Why does it bug you? Granted there are probably some that do it to make money from their blog but I'll bet that the vast majority are like you and me...they want conservative opinions to get disseminated and spread.

    Conservatives don't have any voice in the "news" and FreeRepublic is a great way to influence minds and win hearts. It seems that you're making that difficult to do and detracting from the overall message of conservatism instead of adding to it.

  • Lansing Pranksters' Street Art - LA style

    10/31/2014 1:46:29 PM PDT · 3 of 29
    DouglasKC to humblegunner
    You made a comment on a blog and that constitutes news?

    I know many people have told you this but I really appreciate people who do this. I don't have time to scour through millions of websites trying to find news of a conservative bent. I go to basically 3 websites normally for news, FreeRepublic being one. I appreciate it when someone alerts me to something and in this case it happened not far from where I live... I saw "Lansing" and was interested in the story and the news.

    I think that berating and badgering those who choose to post from blogs is doing a disservice to many people on FreeRepublic. So what if get more hits to their blog? Who cares as long as it's conservative information getting out?

  • WHO: Liberia’s Ebola Infection Rate Declines

    10/31/2014 1:40:44 PM PDT · 18 of 18
    DouglasKC to Cowboy Bob
    Truth: Reporting of Liberia's infection rate declines.

    Exactly. What is different now besides this statement? There still is no cure. There still is no vaccine. The culture still hasn't changed. There's hardly anymore doctors of medical infrastructure.

  • Mitch McConnell willing to kill Obamacare with just 51 votes

    10/30/2014 2:52:46 PM PDT · 31 of 175
    DouglasKC to PROCON
    That would make you a little more palatable, Mitch.

    He only become palatable before an election. He could have 90 pub votes and I bet he would still consider obamacare the law of the land.

  • The science on isolating health care workers

    10/30/2014 12:14:37 AM PDT · 11 of 31
    DouglasKC to Tolerance Sucks Rocks
    I just dont' see how this is a winning issue for Democrats. It's not. Across the board people instinctively understand that it's illogical NOT to quarantine people who have a high chance of carrying a deadly disease into the country. Yet Obama is pushing against this common sense measure. It's not political correctness..when did Ebola ever get politically correct and what's the angle on that?

    After fighting against the idea I'm forced to think that Obama actually wants a big Ebola outbreak over here. I can't see any other explanation for his behavior.

  • Ebola: 10 People in Michigan Being Monitored for Symptoms

    10/29/2014 11:24:03 PM PDT · 25 of 32
    DouglasKC to Vendome
    They’re not Lame but, this whole ebola thing is. So far 99.8% of these suspected cases turn out to be nuttin.

    So far. But meanwhile Ebola is still raging out of control and it's only a matter of time until it happens here.

  • Obama Launches Drive to Counter Quarantine Movement

    10/29/2014 10:47:52 PM PDT · 24 of 48
    DouglasKC to purplelobster
    Unsurprisingly, Barry’s talking points are the same as the surly ebola nurse in Maine. Barry and the Democrat Party’s pro-ebola platform looks like a real winner for election day!

    They must be politically tone deaf....the party of Ebola...I like it!

  • 3D Printer Hack Makes Automatic Tattoo Machine

    10/29/2014 9:52:33 PM PDT · 5 of 16
    DouglasKC to 2ndDivisionVet
    Insert your limb — it currently works best with arms — into the frame.

    You just know someone is going to try other "limbs"...

  • Romney, Jeb 'Loom Larger Than The Rest'

    10/29/2014 9:50:59 PM PDT · 11 of 61
    DouglasKC to 2ndDivisionVet

    Yah, best choice for 8 more years of Democrat presidents...or 8 more years of democrat policies regardless of who gets elected.

  • Ebola: 10 People in Michigan Being Monitored for Symptoms

    10/29/2014 8:50:51 PM PDT · 23 of 32
    DouglasKC to cherry
    this obola stuff has got TPTB scared.....even with just two confirmed cases in America.....besides the traveler Duncan...at the hospital info on obola class our CEO said she had never seen such preparation and effort go into anything like this before...they must be worried....or maybe hiding something...

    It's a disease that is currently killing 70% of everyone who gets it. It spreads like the common cold virus and there is no cure or no vaccine. They're not exactly hiding this, but reading between the lines this is exactly what's happening.

  • Ebola: 10 People in Michigan Being Monitored for Symptoms

    10/29/2014 6:31:00 PM PDT · 1 of 32
    DouglasKC
  • Why Christians Should Love Halloween

    10/29/2014 6:18:52 PM PDT · 40 of 45
    DouglasKC to millegan

    Sure, it’s perfectly okay for Christian who follow Jesus Christ, God on earth, who created true holy days and listed them in the bible, to substitute a day that glorifies demons, satan and other dark forces. Makes sense to me.

  • Obama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off

    10/29/2014 3:32:52 PM PDT · 49 of 82
    DouglasKC to SkyPilot
    Obama said doctors and nurses from the United States who have volunteered to fight Ebola in West Africa are American heroes who must be treated with dignity and respect.

    I don't understand why they don't think a quarantine IS being respectful and dignified to everyone else.

  • Lewiston Idaho Veterinarian’s Letter to the Editor re: Ebola, Nails it!

    10/29/2014 3:11:20 PM PDT · 8 of 24
    DouglasKC to vetvetdoug
    vWe veterinarians have been saying this since the start of the outbreak. Veterinarians are steeped in epidemiology and disease control in populations and what the Obama administration and the CDC are doing is absolutely insane.

    It makes absolutely no sense UNLESS you really want an Ebola outbreak over here....

  • CDC Poster Admits Ebola Can Be Spread Through Air And Contact of Contaminated Objects

    10/29/2014 2:02:29 PM PDT · 38 of 70
    DouglasKC to varyouga

    Droplets are the exact same way the flu and the common cold are spread.

  • Aspiring actress, 24, with hidden camera reveals the horrendous catcalling women go through

    10/29/2014 5:27:23 AM PDT · 82 of 126
    DouglasKC to Teotwawki

    I was never one to call out comments to women...but it looks as if the camera has actually caught men acting like....well....men. The horror.

  • CDC Says Ebola Droplets Can Only Travel 3 Feet … But MIT Research Shows Sneezes Can Travel Up to 20

    10/28/2014 3:54:01 PM PDT · 57 of 58
    DouglasKC to Alter Kaker
    Saying that Ebola can’t carry though the air has always seemed ridiculous to me. Just because it seems ridiculous to you doesn't mean that you're right. If ebola were truly airborne, we would expect to see a LOT more people with ebola.

    If you're comparing it to the flu or a cold it's not a good comparison. There are hundreds of strains of the flu and cold so when a bunch of people are sick they're not all sick from the same strain. The one strain of ebola going around right now, the Zaire strain, is the only one. But it's just as easy to catch it as it is to catch any single strain of cold or flu virus. And it's caught in pretty much the same way.

  • DEMOCRATS UNLOAD: 'OBAMA HAS STEPPED IN IT'

    10/28/2014 1:29:09 PM PDT · 51 of 75
    DouglasKC to Norseman
    Well, he was bound to lose the House, but I’ve found myself wondering too whether he’s purposely trying to lose the Senate. If so, why? Does he figure with a GOP Senate, the House will try impeachment and that will backfire on them? I don’t see where it would change the outcome of any Executive Orders strategy although some of them might constitute grounds for impeachment.

    I think with a GOP house and senate it would be easier for him to basically blame the Republicans for every bad thing and then further implement his plan of an imperial presidency, a lawless president, on his way to destroying the constitution and the country.

  • Schools Ask Grand Jury not to Release Darren Wilson Decision Until After 5pm So Kids Get Home Safe

    10/28/2014 8:30:25 AM PDT · 39 of 46
    DouglasKC to SgtHooper
    If you read the post yesterday about the Anonymous hack, and believe it could be true, I think it was Nov. 10?

    If Republicans were smart they would really push for it to be released a couple of days before election day....

  • Schools Ask Grand Jury not to Release Darren Wilson Decision Until After 5pm So Kids Get Home Safe

    10/28/2014 8:27:27 AM PDT · 37 of 46
    DouglasKC to therightliveswithus

    When they’re burning, looting and killing they ought to target reporters, media, the racebaiters and democrats...they’re the ones that manufactured and crafted the story.

  • Methodist Pastor Who Performed Same-Sex Wedding Keeps Ordination

    10/27/2014 7:53:29 PM PDT · 8 of 22
    DouglasKC to Steelfish

    One by one all mainstream Christianity churches are going to be perverted...protestant and Catholic. It began long ago when they rejected the holy days of the Lord Jesus Christ and implemented their own and the lawlessness continues and gets worse and worse. This is the falling away.

  • Ebola can survive on surfaces for almost TWO MONTHS: (title shortened)

    10/27/2014 12:38:13 PM PDT · 51 of 66
    DouglasKC to Cvengr
    Until the population develops antibodies for the infection, the risk of pandemic remains.

    And that's really what separates ebola from other viruses that affect humans. We're so used to the common cold and flu's and our bodies being able to fight them off relatively easily due to the anti-bodies. No such thing with Ebola. It's "new" to almost all humans.

  • Can the present Ebola strain be airborne under the right conditions?

    10/26/2014 6:11:13 PM PDT · 49 of 157
    DouglasKC to nomad

    It’s as airborne as the common cold already. If someone has Ebola and sneezes the virus is there. The common cold is spread mostly by touching an object that has been touched or coughed on by someone with the virus and then by that person rubbing or touching their eyes, nose or mouth. Ebola spreads the same exact way.

  • NYC Ebola Patient's Condition Worsens As Fiancee Returns Home

    10/26/2014 5:53:37 PM PDT · 45 of 46
    DouglasKC to exDemMom
    The Ebola virus is actually pretty hard to catch. The easiest viruses to catch are the respiratory viruses—things like influenza and the cold viruses. Since Ebola is not a respiratory virus, it is not normally contained within the nasal secretions. It also is not airborne. It is a bloodborne pathogen, and as such, does not spread by casual contact.

    It is present in all body fluids, including snot, sweat and spit. When someone sneezes, coughs or breathes the virus goes out with the fluid. That's why the cdc recommends at least a three foot buffer for those without ppe.

    Monrovia, in Liberia, is a city of close to a million people. It is also the center of the outbreak right now. Even there, in the heart of the outbreak, there just aren’t that many cases. If Ebola were very contagious, it would have swept across the entire continent of Africa by now, and be moving across Europe, Asia, the Americas, etc. Look how quickly the influenza virus moves—it goes around the entire world in weeks.

    I think you're confusing the different strains of influenza and/or common colds. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of strains of influenza all of which are closely related. One "strain" does not circle around the world in weeks. The Spanish flu, a very virulent flu, took a year before it mutated into a milder form.

    By comparison the Zaire strain of Ebola has only been in the wild since spring of this year...for what...7 or 8 months..and has already spread far beyond it's original origin. Cases are doubling every 3 or 4 weeks. One doesn't have to be a math expert to figure that within a year using a doubling every month there will be over 61,000,000 new cases with about 70% of them dying...or 43,000,000 dead. In a year.

    Now yes, I'll grant it would spread faster if it were a flu, BUT only because a symptom of the flu is sneezing and cough which spreads it more. But a virus is a virus. Once it's outside of the body via sweating, coughing, sneezing, spitting, bleeding, snot whatever it's out and is just as infectious. Ebola even more so because it takes a very small viral load to infect.

    If you don't think it's a big deal then you must believe it's going to be stopped somehow. What exactly is going to stop the Eboloa virus in West Africa?

  • NYC Ebola Patient's Condition Worsens As Fiancee Returns Home

    10/26/2014 8:47:09 AM PDT · 42 of 46
    DouglasKC to exDemMom
    As a rule, I don't touch anything that other people have touched without disinfection. And I almost never get sick. There is a lot of stuff that is way more contagious than Ebola out there.

    That's the kind of oversimplification and denial that has helped to contribute to the current epidemic in Africa.

    In those African countries where Ebola is out of control people had the same mentality. Some believed it was a plot by the whites against the blacks. Others believed it didn't exist. Others simply refused to believe that it was easy to catch. And now it's still out of control and just as easy, if not easier, to catch.

    The only reason, the only reason, why people aren't coming down with it right now left and right in the US is that our country is vast and the incidence of the disease is low. It's as easy to catch as any other virus. It spreads very much like the common cold and many other viruses...a contaminated person touches something and then someone else touches that object and then rubs their eye, touches their nose, mouth or face.

    There's not a whole lot of surfaces or objects here in the US yet that can spread it. There's tons in the West African countries and it's spreading.

    When it takes hold here it will be just as easy to catch.

    And as long as it's out of control in Africa it's only a matter of time until it takes hold here. There is no cure. There is no vaccine. It has a 70% mortality rate.

  • The shiny object election (Obama and Dems just can't catch a break...)

    10/26/2014 6:00:31 AM PDT · 8 of 20
    DouglasKC to Cincinatus' Wife
    Jamal Simmons, a veteran Democratic aide, said politicians never “get to choose what the public thinks is important so they must hit the balls that come their way.”
    “What makes this cycle seem especially dominated by errant issues is the lack of policy proposals or substantive messages about agendas coming from either side,” he argued. “In campaigns about nothing, election debates tend to be dominated by anything."
    There’s also been a shift in media, with even the 24-hour news cycle appearing dated in the era of the internet and social media.
    “Part of what’s going on is the way the media works,” Zelizer said. “It’s not necessarily that there’s more issues, it’s the quick attention span media cycle where we move from one crisis to another.”

    In other words Democrats (and Republicans) are lamenting the fact that REAL news can't be managed anymore. The birth of news sources outside of the lame stream press means that political parties can no longer use the media to "craft" a narrative. In other words, the parties are finding it increasingly difficult to manipulate the minds and hearts of Americans to get their votes and continue their empowerment and cash flow. And they don't like it.

  • Ebola’s Next Frontier (India)

    10/25/2014 6:30:10 PM PDT · 23 of 25
    DouglasKC to knak

    Pssst...if we in the US have known travelers with Ebola coming here then we can bet that there have already been dozens, if not hundreds, that have come to India.

  • "The Hot Zone" and the mythos of Ebola

    10/25/2014 8:37:42 AM PDT · 25 of 39
    DouglasKC to Jim Noble
    Skin to skin contact with a symptomatic patient? Deadly. Doorknobs? Does not seem likely, based on real data from very good people.

    It's interesting but I've been tracking how Eboloa spreads since early summer. Every couple of days I go onto google and type "How does Ebola spread". Up until about a week ago the top results always said something like you can catch it from objects handled by sick patients.

    Now that's changed. In order to avoid panic the new czar has apparently clamped down on this. But it doesn't change reality.

    The scary fact is that the Eboloa virus is spread much like the common cold:

    How is the common cold transmitted?

    The common cold is spread either by direct contact with infected secretions from contaminated surfaces or by inhaling the airborne virus after individuals sneeze or cough. Person-to-person transmission often occurs when an individual who has a cold blows or touches their nose and then touches someone or something else. A healthy individual who then makes direct contact with these secretions can subsequently become infected, often after their contaminated hands make contact with their own eyes, nose, or mouth. A cold virus can live on objects such as pens, books, telephones, computer keyboards, and coffee cups for several hours and can thus be acquired from contact with these objects.

    Now sneezing or coughing aren't (they say) symptoms of ebola. But ebola victims still sneeze. And they still cough. And they touch things. A bowling ball being handled by sweaty man WITH ebola isn't something i would be touching any time soon.

  • "The Hot Zone" and the mythos of Ebola

    10/25/2014 8:13:12 AM PDT · 11 of 39
    DouglasKC to Jim Noble
    5) Do not believe people who say Ebola spreads on bowling balls. The negative data for environmental surfaces is very strong.

    From this thread which links to a photojournalist's actual, real world, experience with Ebola in Liberia. From that article:

    In Liberia today, it's the things you can't see that are most lethal. One twist of an infected door knob or an accidental brush past a stranger can be your death sentence."

    Who to believe...who to believe...

  • MSF Protocols for Staff Returning from Ebola-Affected Countries

    10/25/2014 7:57:06 AM PDT · 13 of 14
    DouglasKC to EBH
    As long as a returned staff member does not experience any symptoms, normal life can proceed. Family, friends, and neighbors can be assured that a returned staff person who does not present symptoms is not contagious and does not put them at risk. Self-quarantine is neither warranted nor recommended when a person is not displaying Ebola-like symptoms.

    This literally reeks of stupidity. The virus is IN THEIR BODY, GROWING AND ALIVE whether they show symptoms or not. Maybe they have a strong constitution. Maybe they don't feel sick. But they still have Ebola, a disease that kills more people than it spares.

    So basically their advice is "Don't bother being tested or quarantined for Ebola. If you get sick, why gee...then you MIGHT have Ebola...but golly feel free to do practically anything you want unless you feel sick".

    Very soft, very subjective and a perfect way to spread the disease.

  • Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia (photo essay)

    10/25/2014 7:03:23 AM PDT · 22 of 23
    DouglasKC to knak
    From the article:

    In Liberia today, it's the things you can't see that are most lethal. One twist of an infected door knob or an accidental brush past a stranger can be your death sentence."

    Now according to our administration it's not that easy to get...which of course doesn't explain why it's raging out of control over there. The clock is ticking...

  • 'I ain't taking the subway no moreFear panic spreads as NYC Ebola doctor's 10day itinerary [PHOTOS]

    10/23/2014 9:57:40 PM PDT · 32 of 145
    DouglasKC to dennisw
    Ebola makes you insane. Messes with your mind before the fever comes and is measurable (my theory)

    Not a theory. In the book The Hot Zone it tells how Ebola victims essentially become apathetic and lethargic. They really aren't thinking right.

  • Michael Brown's Official Autopsy Reportedly Seems To Support The Story Of The Cop Who Shot Him

    10/22/2014 6:29:43 AM PDT · 14 of 68
    DouglasKC to blam

    To us on FreeRepublic this is no surprise....

  • Why AP isn’t moving stories for every suspected Ebola case

    10/21/2014 6:59:15 AM PDT · 41 of 65
    DouglasKC to wastoute
    As predicted they are ADMITTING they can’t control our borders

    I think it's the opposite...if they show that they can and will keep Ebola prone people out then it becomes obvious that they can keep illegals down south out. Doing it for one class proves it can be done for any.

  • How Did Nigeria Quash Its Ebola Outbreak So Quickly?

    10/19/2014 8:38:55 AM PDT · 17 of 19
    DouglasKC to Veto!
    I think for starters patient zero was a very well known person. Plus he was retching, barfing and crapping everywhere. And they knew he had just come from the hot zone. It wasn't so much a great response as they KNEW who he was and what he probably had.
  • Bush Didn’t Lie.So Why Did His Admin Sit on the Evidence of Saddam Hussein’s WMDs?

    10/19/2014 6:01:29 AM PDT · 42 of 45
    DouglasKC to lbryce
    I'm sick of conservatives accepting the spin on this. It is and WAS the Democrats and the Democrat media who lied about this from the get go. The Bush admin said all along that the reason was WMD's. They got called liars. Does anyone think that ANYTHING would have been different if they had trotted out evidence day after day? No way. The press would have found any other reason to pile on and hate. Nothing would be different today.

    Put the blame where blame lies. Squarely on the Democrats and the leftist media.

  • 'Who's the idiot with the clipboard?' Disbelief and panic as mystery man WITHOUT a hazmat suit

    10/16/2014 7:05:23 AM PDT · 45 of 95
    DouglasKC to RIghtwardHo
    Then you are hearing the WRONG thing, It is NOT an airborne disease. That is a scientific fact.

    Only in the narrow sense that the virus doesn't float around on its own (maybe). But it definitely does float around in droplets of water vapor that comes from breath, sneezes and coughs. And like the flu virus it remains on surfaces and infectious for hours.

    It spreads JUST LIKE a cold:

    "How is the common cold transmitted?

    The common cold is spread either by direct contact with infected secretions from contaminated surfaces or by inhaling the airborne virus after individuals sneeze or cough. Person-to-person transmission often occurs when an individual who has a cold blows or touches their nose and then touches someone or something else. A healthy individual who then makes direct contact with these secretions can subsequently become infected, often after their contaminated hands make contact with their own eyes, nose, or mouth. A cold virus can live on objects such as pens, books, telephones, computer keyboards, and coffee cups for several hours and can thus be acquired from contact with these objects."

    It is dangerous and deadly, but more people will die of the flu this rear, by a HUGE margin (tens of thousands). Wanna quarantine people then quarantine people with the flu.

    The flu affects hundreds and hundreds of thousands and has a very low death rate. The odds greatly favor living over death. By comparison, if one picks up the ebola virus the odds are that they're going to die and that everyone else you infect will die too.

  • Suspected Ebola case on Air France flight in Madrid

    10/16/2014 6:53:49 AM PDT · 12 of 15
    DouglasKC to tcrlaf

    There’s going to be a lot of false alarms. But it’s inevitable that Ebola is going to spread to every corner of the globe as long as they’re allowing people to fly in from countries in West Africa.

  • Two Northeast Ohio Teachers May Have Been Exposed to Ebola Virus (At least 2 schools shut-down)

    10/16/2014 5:48:42 AM PDT · 51 of 78
    DouglasKC to 21twelve
    “...or other body fluids...” Like sweat. However, if one is to believe the CDC, this teacher would not be able to pass it on if she is in fact infected. Unless it was virus from the nurse and was on her clothing. Can last 6 days in some cases.

    Or fluid that comes out of our lungs...the expelled mist...

  • Obama confident the US won’t see “serious outbreak” of Ebola

    10/15/2014 7:53:20 PM PDT · 62 of 84
    DouglasKC to Understand the stimulus
    everyday we RESET the 21 day timetable when a new woman is announced as ebolized

    It's scarier than that. These woman are going to get just as sick and infectious as Clark was. And, if Ebola continues as it has been, they will infect two more health care workers each. They in turn will infect two more each, etc. etc.

    Ebola is EXTREMELY easy for health care workers to catch.

  • What is to Prevent Ebola Spreading to Central and South America?

    10/15/2014 7:24:23 AM PDT · 39 of 46
    DouglasKC to The_Media_never_lie

    Nothing can stop it short of totally cutting off all travel. There is no cure and it’s out of control in Africa and will be soon in other areas.

  • Breaking Now : AFP: authorities say a second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

    10/15/2014 6:12:19 AM PDT · 284 of 402
    DouglasKC to sunmars
    So far it's on track. Most patients infect at least 2 others or so. Whatever happened to the family of Clark? No interviews? No "good news they don't have Ebola!". Just silence.

    I'm starting to think it's much much worse then they're letting on.

  • Medical Research Org CIDRAP: Ebola Transmittable by Air

    10/14/2014 10:01:41 PM PDT · 21 of 97
    DouglasKC to NELSON111
    If you think about it logically (something the gov't isnt good at)...you have to ask yourself: WHY? We have a long history of Ebola outbreaks and the largest outbreak prior to this one was 280 in 1975. All outbreaks combined are less than 1/2 of the current estimate...which is said to be only 25-50% of the real number. So...WHAT has changed? Why is it different?

    Because the previous "bad" outbreaks occurred in small, out of the way villages in Africa where travel was infrequent. It was almost self-quarantine or burned through the community and died off before it could spread outside of the community.

    What's different is that it has entered into urban areas with large populations with lots of travel. There is nothing to stop it.

  • WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen

    10/14/2014 6:58:29 AM PDT · 31 of 56
    DouglasKC to bgill
    I don't think people quite understand this yet. There is NOTHING that is, or can stop, Ebola. There is no cure and it is a deadly, very contagious disease that acts very quickly.

    The ONLY thing that has worked in the past is containment. And that has only worked because it occurred in small, remote villages in the wilds of Africa where travel was limited.

    The only way to avoid it in the United States is to basically close the borders. Nobody in until a mandatory 21 days in isolation. Even then it's almost certain that those who work in such centers will get the disease.

    In other words, barring a miracle or a mutation, Ebola will march around the world.

  • CDC, feds rethinking Ebola strategy after Texas failure

    10/14/2014 6:50:15 AM PDT · 39 of 55
    DouglasKC to Kaslin
    The nurse’s infection “doesn’t change the fact that its possible to take care of Ebola safely, but it does change, substantially, how we approach it,” Frieden said.

    Level 4 containment which involves negative pressure rooms. This ain't gonna happen so just like in west Africa the medical people are going to die first. And then it's on to everyone else.

  • WHO: Ebola death rate rises to 70 percent

    10/14/2014 6:47:28 AM PDT · 10 of 43
    DouglasKC to Kartographer

    When all is known and done the actual death rate will likely be higher. Ebola Zaire strain is the most deadly strain with rates up to 90% during any particular outbreak.

  • Ferguson Protesters Storm Walmart, Shut Down Another

    10/14/2014 4:01:30 AM PDT · 71 of 84
    DouglasKC to therightliveswithus

    look at all those “homemade” signs from this spontaneous demonstration.

  • About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient in Dallas

    10/13/2014 5:46:54 PM PDT · 2 of 43
    DouglasKC to tcrlaf

    Yup, so far it’s spreading just like it did in Africa...medical people get it first. The medical system gets overwhelmed/depleted and then it’s a wildfire.

  • Is Ebola about to go wild?

    10/12/2014 6:54:54 PM PDT · 36 of 109
    DouglasKC to 2ndDivisionVet

    It already is wild. It’s not contained and it’s spreading in Africa out of control. It’s a wildfire and there is nothing that is stopping its spread.