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Old 05 August 2014, 04:45 PM
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Drug given to American Ebola patients is produced in Kentucky using tobacco plants

http://www.kentucky.com/2014/08/04/3...a-victims.html
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Comment: A video is being circulated on FB that the media is lying to
people about Ebola. This video claims it is airborne. Please check this
out. Here's the link:

http://consciousmedianews.com/ebola-...ot-being-told/
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Comment: can ebola be transferred with out contact
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Comment: Did a woman in England step off of an airplane and die of
suspected ebola?
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Comment: Does the United States hold a patent on the ebola virus?

US Health Agency Holds Patent on Ebola Strain Virus

http://macedoniaonline.eu/content/view/25823/61/
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Comment: Have you heard/read anything about Ebola in Italy from African
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Comment: Simple cure for EBOLA monster virus

Dr. Rima Laibow, Medical Director of the Natural Solutions Foundation,
adamantly says there is a simple cure for the flesh-eating Ebola virus.
She then adds that governmental and political powers donít want that cure
known. Instead, they want to use Ebola to help reduce the world
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Comment: Comment: ALERT: OBAMA SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER CLAIMING POWER TO THROW SICK
PEOPLE IN FEMA CAMPS, THEN BRINGS EBOLA VIRUS INTO USA!

Pres. Obama allegedly amended a 2003 Bush Executive Order to
allow the US govt to detain and quarantine any person with non-influenza
respiratory problems to prevent Ebola pandemic and send them to one of 20
CDC quarantine facilities in the 48 contiguous states, Hawaii and Puerto
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Old 05 August 2014, 05:25 PM
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Default U.S. Health Authorities Concealing Number of Suspected Ebola Victims From Public

In an apparent attempt to avoid hysteria, U.S. health authorities are withholding details about a number of suspected Ebola victims from the public.

During a segment concerning the admission of a potential Ebola victim at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, CNNís Dr. Sanjay Gupta revealed that there have been at least six cases at the hospital which prompted doctors to test for Ebola but that the details were not divulged publicly.

ďThere have been about a half a dozen patients who have had their blood tested because of concern, those particular patients their stories were not made public,Ē said Gupta, adding, ďIím not sure if thatís because of heightened concern by the hospital or what that means exactly.Ē

http://www.infowars.com/u-s-health-a...s-from-public/

Obviously Gupta is not being prevented from giving the info he has, except to the extent health law prevents revealing patient info. However, possibly there has been no systematic reporting, from officials or reporters, of how often people in the US are tested for ebola.
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Would the CDC be tracking suspected cases? That would require a medical provider or hospital to report it, of course. What precautions are hospitals taking for their staff and patients when there is a case/
Finally, isn't infowars a conspiracy site?

Inquiring minds and all that.

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Old 05 August 2014, 06:26 PM
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I should think that the CDC would be requiring reports of suspected Ebola, but I certainly do not know.

And Infowars is certainly a conspiracy site, though it seems to usually have a olid sotry as its taking-off point. After all, this story is based on a CNN interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta - whether you believe Gupta fully or not, CNN's report is a basic news story. But yeah, I posted this on a thread titled Ebola Rumors because Infowars tends to go off on tangents.
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Dr. Rima Laibow, Medical Director of the Natural Solutions Foundation, adamantly says there is a simple cure for the flesh-eating Ebola virus. She then adds that governmental and political powers donít want that cure known.
And Dr Laibow's reason for not revelaing the cure is...
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That she doesn't know the difference between a flesh eating disease and a hemorrhagic virus?
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...that it's one weird trick involving not eating bananas?
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The testing may be for returning aid workers who want to ensure they are disease free. An article I read (linked in the other ebola thread) mentioned that nothing has been made public about any quarantine procedures for returning aid workers. There's been a story about a doctor who started a self-imposed quarantine, but no word on whether there is any official quarantine or testing requirement. But I'd imagine many healthcare workers who worked in at risk positions would be cautious, and might voluntarily test and/or limit contact with others until the incubation period is past.
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...that it's one weird trick involving not eating bananas?
But does my car insurer want me to know about it?
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Car insurers hate Dr. Rima Laibow, Medical Director of the Natural Solutions Foundation.
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Would the CDC be tracking suspected cases? That would require a medical provider or hospital to report it, of course. What precautions are hospitals taking for their staff and patients when there is a case/
Finally, isn't infowars a conspiracy site?

Inquiring minds and all that.

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Yes, yes they are...
A patient that DW took care of was under CDC's investigation for possibly infected with Ebola.
The patient was in isolation and they had a security guard outside her door.

Ebola Test Results Negative for 46 year old woman

So yeah, the ER doctor contacted the CDC who were very interested in this case.
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I've returned from some rather unpleasant places over the course of the last 15 years or so. And in three of the five returns, I've been given special instructions from government agencies about precautions I was to take and actual direction I was to take if certain signs appeared.

In my return from the Balkans during the Hoof and Mouth scare, I was directed to not attend any agricultural site. We all had to scrub our boots in the Balkans, Iceland and back in Canada. Finally, I was advised to wash every piece of clothing and equipment that came back with me. The first direction (not attend any agricultural site) was not from the military, but I believe from Agriculture Canada. The remainder were military directives to support advice from Agricultural Canada.

My first return from Afghanistan during my leave was during the SARS scare. I was given (as were most passengers on my flight) a pamphlet from Health Canada informing us of the symptoms of SARS, and directing us to immediately contact a health care professional if any of these symptoms manifested themselves. In fact, I was temporarily quarantined because of the region of the world from where I was travelling. I barely caught my flight out of Toronto that night. And the military followed up later on with medical checks to ensure that I was not suffering from SARS.

Finally, my return from Lebanon last year was during the current MERS scare. Just like SARS, I was given information and direction on presenting myself to a health care professional if any symptoms were present. But this time, they did not do it through pamphlets on the plane. They did it through a hyperlink on your ebooking for my flight.

So, even regular travellers coming from troubled regions get health care direction and are potentially flagged upon their return (at least in Canada and I've got every reason to believe the US would be similar).
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And Infowars is certainly a conspiracy site, though it seems to usually have a olid sotry as its taking-off point.
Yeah, in the same sense that JFK assassination conspiracy buffs have a "solid story" as their "taking-off point" because Kennedy really was killed. Everything after that point is lunacy, though.
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