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Health officials tracing Dallas Ebola patient’s path (Dallas ambulance was in use 2 more days)
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | September 30, 2014 | Judy Wiley and Monica Nagy

Posted on 09/30/2014 11:07:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A man in a Dallas hospital has Ebola, the first human case of the deadly virus diagnosed in the United States, doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

The patient, who is in an isolation unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, did not develop symptoms until four days after he arrived from West Africa, officials said at a hastily called press conference at the CDC’s headquarters in Atlanta.

“He was checked for fever before getting on the flight,” said CDC Director Thomas Frieden. “There is no reason to believe anyone on the flight was at risk.”

The Ebola virus is not spread through the air, but through contact with bodily fluids of victims — sweat, blood, saliva and other secretions.

The patient, whom officials would not identify, flew to the United States on Sept. 20, and began feeling ill on Sept. 24, Frieden said.

He sought care at the Dallas hospital on Friday and was sent home with antibiotics, Dr. Edward Goodman of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said at a separate press conference in Dallas. Goodman said the hospital is looking into why the patient was discharged....

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: dallas; ebola; ebolavictim; epidemic; firstusebolavictim; texas; texasliberians; uspatientzero
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To: Nip

That’s why we’re hoping Case 0 was a moral man with no use for working ladies.

101 posted on 10/01/2014 7:46:35 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: blackdog

Hospitals are already a very bad place to go anyway, more germs there than almost anyplace. Especially if you have any kind of immune deficiency disorder (diabetes, thyroid, rhemitism etc). You should avoid hospitals at all cost ... if you can, don’t even visit sick relatives there. If you have to, limit your time there and do not use common areas and toilets and wash yourself thoroughly when you get home.

I visited a family member with an antibiotic resistant infections and her doctor told me to go home, put all my clothes including shoes in a sanitizing wash and to shower very well.

Best to take precautions.

And this is even w/o Ebola.

The other school of thought is to expose yourself as much as possible to other people and children to build up your resistance to all kinds of things. If you are healthy and have no immune disorders this might be the best approach.

102 posted on 10/01/2014 7:49:27 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: null and void

No I have never said there was no danger, nor anything about a God given right to free private government flight, so for some strange reason that only your huge inner child can explain, you have want to post like a punk kid.

Since you posted such a childish and lying personal attack, why don’t you get someone to explain to you that if you still want to continue your idiot argument from months ago that you should return to that thread where you were making such a fool of yourself, not drag it throughout FR for months, they can also explain to you that allowing that American Ebola doctor and the missionary nurse to come home for medical treatment at our special infectious disease clinic at Emory resulted in their being cured and moving on, just as it has for the other 2 or 3, and that Americans doctors and military should not be condemned to dying in Africa instead of being brought to our top clinics in America.

Just as I was trying to tell you, Ebola wasn’t going to enter the population by a special medical flight with the patient in an isolation chamber, straight into the world’s top Ebola clinics, and I was sure correct.

Time for you to quit playing angry child about being wrong two months ago and getting personal, and for you to start paying attention to Ebola, or is it the childish personal attacks that you live for, is that why you never have any useful input on the topic?

103 posted on 10/01/2014 8:20:51 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: petitfour

No, this isn’t a carefully planned and delivered professional biological attack that was designed to overcome and overwhelm our systems and defenses.

But this should be the wake-up call that helps our system get ready for the terrorists delivered attacks that will come in the future.

104 posted on 10/01/2014 8:27:34 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: jocon307

I’d say our leadership wants Ebola here.

105 posted on 10/01/2014 8:34:31 AM PDT by Darksheare (People who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: fwdude

Some of them would tacitly approve.
Case in point: Boehner, Ubamas waterboy.

106 posted on 10/01/2014 8:35:52 AM PDT by Darksheare (People who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: rintense

It will be blamed on the vaccine being racist. You know, created by white guys, possibly also old and rich.

107 posted on 10/01/2014 8:50:36 AM PDT by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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To: Darksheare

108 posted on 10/01/2014 9:29:49 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Ray76

Now the truth starts trickling out. Yesterday everything was perfect and nothing to worry about. Today we find out the beginning of roots which will explain the extent of his contact and infection spread. It was a plane from Liberia where people would naturally try to escape the disease at any risk. He was spreading his disease for over a week.

This morning we learn he infected a female, case #2. I have no doubt there will be more from this case. Would be surprised if more infected Africans were on the plane with him. Since they are still doing the flights from Liberia to the US, that is another risk we should NOT be taking. Because of self-segregation among Blacks, looks like they are targeting Black Americans in particular with this carelessness as they are most likely to be interacting with Blacks from Africa. Maybe Muslims, too, if the travelers are Muslim.

109 posted on 10/01/2014 10:00:10 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: re_nortex

The economic impact is a big sucking sound of taxpayers robbed for the benefit of a billionaire and millionaires... oh and those 20 people who get to work 11 days a year selling beer, hot dogs and stuff.

110 posted on 10/01/2014 10:17:25 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Vermont Lt

I climb into them and have seen how they clean, but not enough for Ebola .
There’s a reason they quarantined the ambulance.

111 posted on 10/01/2014 10:32:56 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: Vermont Lt

Not the CIA but the NWO ideology will spread disease because it does not value human life. Open borders with no sense of self survival and thriving, is what will kill off humans. To these elitists, humans are like cockroaches or zombies overpopulating their globe.

112 posted on 10/01/2014 12:59:04 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: rintense

So we possibly have a racist virus? Obama will be sure to get traction out of that!

He’s the one who set it loose on America (targeting the black community) by not caring enough to shut down travel from Liberia.

113 posted on 10/01/2014 1:10:12 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

That is a pretty sad way to look at the world.

114 posted on 10/01/2014 2:00:39 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Ebola: Death is a lagging indicator.)
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To: Vermont Lt

I know too much about their mindset from having studied their own words and activities. If you studied just one project to see the mindset of the internationalists towards human life, read the writings and follow the meetings of hardcore global warmists or population control activities they call “women’s health.” It’s not happy camp. It is sad. But it is what it is.

Our Internationalist President just shipped in Ebola to Texas. Couldn’t stop travel from Liberia for a bit because he does not really care who he kills and it would not be kosher in internationalist circles to be protective of the US. That would be Nationalist! That means you are a Nazi or worse. His loyalty fits his internationalist ideology - one big nothing burger for the US and it’s people.

I’ve seen too much of the one worlders to be a happy camper, Lt. Sorry. I have a soft spot for optimists though, so you being here makes me happy here and now. : )

115 posted on 10/01/2014 2:44:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: 762X51

because it’s in the body prior to to the body’s response. the fever is one of the main responses. your body temp will have been rising due to fighting the infection, only at some point do you realize you “have a fever”.

someone who’s had a fever has been fighting it for awhile it’s in the body and causing a response and stuff is being shed.

116 posted on 10/01/2014 5:47:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 762X51

and to clarify i wouldn’t say days before, i’d say hours before. they’ll have had a fever for awhile before they recognize they have a fever.

117 posted on 10/01/2014 5:50:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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Ha! I hate this term but the “optics” were bad!

118 posted on 10/01/2014 11:33:28 PM PDT by MacMattico
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