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    I'm more concerned about North Korea and its crazy dictator releasing a virus to exterminate whole populations than someone like Putin, at this present time. It would seem like anyone with funds available to do so, would be able to purchase biological weapons... including North Korea.

    I eyeballed the posts in this thread and will bookmark it to read over everything more carefully as time goes by... This is an excellent thread to use as a reference on these topics and thanks for starting it up because it's very comprehensive.... and terrifying too.

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    No Signs of Diminishing - July 2014 West Africa - from All Africa dot Com

    The WHO says new cases of Ebola continue to be reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It says the death toll from confirmed, probable and suspected cases of the virus stands at 467, the majority of them in Guinea.

    The U.N. agency said the virus is being transmitted mainly in rural communities, cross-border areas and densely populated parts of the Guinean and Liberian capitals.

    Authorities have warned people to avoid direct contact with those infected by the virus, whether alive or dead. The WHO said "traditional beliefs" and continued commercial and social activities are contributing to continued transmission of the virus.

    ref: http://allafrica.com/stories/201407021508.html

    MEANWHILE

    Tribal beliefs, suspicion and ignorance have led to doctors being threatened in their attempts to help the sick, or prevent the healthy from becoming infected.

    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Red Cross in Guinea said on Wednesday it had been forced to suspend operations tackling Ebola in the country's southeast after staff there were threatened by a group of men armed with knives.

    The incident on Tuesday in Gueckedou, about 650 kms (403 miles) southeast of the capital Conakry, is the latest in a series against health workers, undermining efforts to help the region's weak health systems fight one of the world's deadliest diseases.

    A Medicins Sans Frontieres center in nearby Macenta earlier was also attacked by youths two months ago after staff there were accused of bringing the disease to Guinea.

    The outbreak of the disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is the largest and deadliest ever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization has recorded 467 deaths from 759 known cases since February.

    Local and foreign doctors are battling a deep-rooted fear and lack of understanding of the disease, which has driven dozens of victims to evade treatment and made it harder to track patients.

    Health ministers from 11 West African states are meeting in Accra, Ghana, on Wednesday and Thursday to try to coordinate the regional response to the epidemic.

    WHO has flagged three main factors driving the spread of Ebola - the burial of victims in accordance with cultural practices and traditional beliefs in rural communities, the dense population around the capital cities of Guinea and Liberia and the bustling cross-border trade across the region.

    ref: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0...0F714220140702

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    This iceberg is growing larger, and we are only seeing it's tip.

    An "out of control" outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that’s being called the deadliest ever is far from over and it’s likely to get worse before it gets better, experts predict.

    July 2014 update.

    “This is the tip of the iceberg,” said Robert Garry, a microbiology professor at the Tulane University School of Medicine who’s been leading relief and investigation efforts in Sierra Leone for the Viral Hemorraghic Fever Consortium.

    Dr. Mwayabo Kazadi, from the health unit for Catholic Relief Services, agreed that many cases could go uncounted and undiagnosed in the region, where Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia come together.

    “When you don’t have a proper health system in place, it is pretty difficult,” Kazadi said.

    So we see where the problems are showing up - no health system in place that is adequately funded with proper sanitation, and the issues behind Tribal traditional treatment of sick and the dead, increasing exposure and spread.

    It appears that the LACK OF PROPER WESTERN EDUCATION in these areas is part of the reason people are continuing to die and spread this disease. Of course the Boko Haram would not hear about this and would say it is EVIL SPIRITS (as they have, see the Western Education is Sinful thread in the Current Events section of this Forum).

    One has to wonder about how the Boku murderer's spreading ignorance while preaching no western teaching, no western law, instead opting for Stone Age treatments and proliferation of tooth and claw mentality - of the brute verses one who would care and have compassion.

    ref: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health...ts-say-n137081

    A Doctors Without Borders official said Friday that the outbreak was out of control.

    “This is the biggest outbreak we have ever actually seen of Ebola,” Kazadi said. “It’s the biggest both in numbers and in terms of geography,” Garry agreed.

    At least a dozen women were infected by a healer, probably as they washed and kissed her body when she died of Ebola and they were preparing her for her funeral. The case illustrates just why this outbreak is so difficult to fight.

    The healer, who used snakes as part of her practice, made some frightening and dire predictions from her death bed. “She said she was going to release the snakes and said anybody who saw the snakes would die the way she did,” Garry said.

    This frightened some of the people in her village, and they attacked some volunteers from Garry’s team, throwing rocks at their vehicle.

    --- ya, western education is sinful.. thank you boku

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    Latest casualty a surgical doctor assigned at the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town. Health authorities confirming the doctor's death referred to him as Dr. Sam and stated that he died at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center Cholera Unit where he was being treated.

    Health workers in Liberia are at risk for the deadly virus and many have expressed fear that they might come in direct contact with an Ebola patient without even realizing it.

    The Ugandan doctor is the fourth death among health workers. A physician assistant from the Tandapolie clinic in Caldwell was recently confirmed dead from the disease.

    Following the reported death of eight persons including a health worker at the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town in Monrovia, almost three weeks ago, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is reporting six (6) new cases as of June 30, 2014. The ministry states that out of the six are two suspected, one probable and three confirmed to have the deadly virus.

    The Assistant Minister for Curative Services states that there are ninety-six (96) cumulative (suspected, probable and confirmed).

    Prosecution for Hiding Ebola Patients

    Liberia has made it a crime to shield people who are suspected of being sick from the deadly virus.

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf during a nationwide address over the weekend pledged prosecution for anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients.

    ref: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main...rce=tf-rght-wd

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: "For those who do not believe that Ebola exists in Liberia, I want to inform all Liberians in this public manner that the disease is REAL and is in our country killing people. It is as I speak, taking the lives of our citizens in Lofa, Montserrado, and now Margibi County.

    "Ebola spreads through physical contact with a victim of the disease. The virus also spreads through: sweat, saliva, blood, by touching the vomit or urine of somebody who is sick with Ebola.

    "These deaths are mostly due to denial, touching dead bodies or participating in Burial Ceremonies.

    "Avoid touching dead bodies or body fluids or materials of infected Ebola persons. Avoid direct physical contact, such as handshakes, kissing and direct contact with body fluids of infected or dead persons or animals."

    "Major issues confronting the response teams include, but not limited to, keeping sick people in healing centers, prayer homes and other non medical centers," said President Sirleaf.

    "These practices create public health hazards to families, neighborhoods and other innocent people. It is illegal under our public health law to expose the people to health hazard such as Ebola.

    "Let this warning go out, anyone found or reported to be holding suspected Ebola cases in homes or prayer house will be prosecuted under the laws of Liberia." Doctors Without Borders last week declared that the Ebola outbreak that has affected Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea is "out of control."

    It states that now there are more than 600 cases reported in the region, with the patients experiencing headache, fever and internal and external bleeding.

    "The virus kills up to 90 percent of the people it infects, but it leaps from person to person only through contact with bodily fluids," states Doctors Without Borders. The death of another health worker from the deadly disease shows the risk healthcare givers are exposed to in combating the deadly virus.

    Tribal practices are spreading this disease.

    Solution? "We call it the barrier netting methods; that is, you must wear gloves during examination of a patient, even if they were not Ebola," he told FrontPageAfrica. "What we call infection control in health facilities should be adhered to. So we are calling on health workers across the country, including private and public facilities; clinics and everywhere, to ensure at the highest standard and level to protect themselves." Do not come in contact with bodily fluids, do not handle the bodies without protection. Do not kiss, do not hug the sick. Wear masks, gloves, eye shields.


    ref: http://allafrica.com/stories/201407020962.html
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    Bats - you must STOP eating them !


    Ebola is being spread also by eating the fruit bats..

    ref: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lif...ng-fruit-bats/

    People living in West African communities run the risk of contracting the Ebola virus if they consume species like the fruit bat, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, or FAO, said Monday the 21st July 2014..

    Curbing its transmission is now the chief goal for governments and international health organizatons, the FAO said.

    "Fruit bats - usually eaten dried or in a spicy soup - are thought to be the most likely reservoir species for the virus, which they can carry without developing clinical signs of the disease," because of which the FAO recommends they "should be avoided altogether."





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    EBOLA in Nigeria, Lagos (sigh)

    Ebola Virus Suspected in Lagos, Nigeria according to a report from officials in Lagos. A Liberian man was being tested for the 99% fatal highly contagious disease after he collapsed at the city’s airport displaying symptoms of the disease.

    I've been to that airport, the international arrivals terminal when the air conditioning has failed (which is most of the time), and it is HOT, and standing around waiting for luggage on busted broken carousels for many hours at a time is pretty situation "normal" ..

    Government representatives also expressed concern because the man worked and lived in Liberia where the disease is prevalent. Blood samples have been sent to the World Health Organization to be tested.

    Ebola is 99% fatal. It could be especially damaging if it hit Lagos, an urban center with a population of 21 million.

    ref: http://time.com/3034014/ebola-nigeria-suspected/

    Also, the key doctor leading the treatment efforts for Ebola in West Africa, himself now has come down with the disease..

    ref: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28439941

    The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said.

    Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.

    Health Minister Miatta Kargbo called him a "national hero" and said she would "do anything and everything in my power to ensure he survives", Reuters news agency reports.

    The Ebola cases in Sierra Leone are centred in the country's eastern districts of Kailahun and Kenema.

    The BBC's Umaru Fofana in the capital, Freetown, says dozens of nurses at the government hospital in Kenema town - which treats all Ebola cases in the district - went on strike on Monday following the death of three of their colleagues of suspected Ebola.

    But they have since suspended their sit-down strike as the government looks into their demands, which include the relocation of the Ebola ward from the hospital and the takeover of its operations by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.

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    Ebola CONFIRMED in Lagos Nigeria - city of 21 million..

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/...0FU1LE20140725

    This is potentially devastating.



    Yewande Adeshina, special adviser on public health to the Lagos state government, speaks with Reuters in her office after a news conference on suspected outbreak of Ebola virus in Lagos, July 24, 2014

    Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the Liberian finance ministry in his 40s, collapsed on Sunday after flying into Lagos, a city of 21 million people, and was taken from the airport and put in isolation in a local hospital. Nigeria confirmed earlier on Friday that he had died in quarantine.

    The man would be the first case on record of one of the world's deadliest diseases in Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy and with 170 million people, its most populous country.

    The airport in Lagos is very very congested with numerous people brushing against each other frequently. Sweat flows profusely between the people, due to the lack of adequate air conditioning in the airport.

    This is potentially very serious.

    "His blood sample was taken to the advance laboratory at the Lagos university teaching hospital, which confirmed the diagnosis of the Ebola virus disease in the patient," Chukwu told a press conference on Friday."

    "This result was corroborated by other laboratories outside Nigeria."

    While he was quarantined he passed away. Everyone who has had contact with him has been quarantined," the official said.

    Liberia's finance minister Amara Konneh named the victim as Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia's finance ministry.

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    Main Stream Media getting traction in paying attention to the deadly Ebola outbreaks in Africa

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...read/13267909/

    "The growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa serves as a grim reminder that deadly viruses are only a plane ride away from the USA, health experts say.

    The outbreak is the deadliest on record, with more than 670 deaths and nearly 1,100 infections in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organization. Fatality rates for Ebola have been as high as 90% in past outbreaks, according to the WHO."

    They are saying it is only a plane ride away, but they are saying, if it gets out of Africa, it will not spread very far. They will quarantine rapidly, declaring a medical emergency.

    The virus — which has an incubation period of a few days to three weeks — could easily travel to the USA through infected travelers, says Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.

    "A case very well could fly out of Africa, only to be detected in some distant country," says Osterholm, who served as an adviser to the George W. Bush administration on bioterrorism.

    But Ebola "would not pose a major public health risk" in the USA, he says.

    Ebola is unlikely to cause large outbreaks here, he says, because people need to be in intimate contact to spread the virus.

    (nobody hugs or kisses in the US or Canada, nor do they shake hands, so no worries you see..)

    Symptoms usually appear 8-10 days after infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. WHO says lab tests of contaminated individuals find low white blood cell and platelet counts.

    People most at risk include health workers and family members or others who are in contact with the infected people, according to WHO.

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    Liberia is now CLOSED

    from: http://online.wsj.com/articles/liber...eak-1406568519

    July 28, 2014 1:28 p.m. ET
    The largest Ebola outbreak in history prompted Liberia to close its borders on Monday, as the government worked to educate its citizens about the disease.

    Five months after Ebola took root in Guinea, quickly spreading to its West African neighbors, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf shut down Liberia's borders, banned large gatherings such as funerals, and dispatched health workers to check travelers at the airport, said Assistant Minister of Health Tolbert Nyenswah.

    Soon, she may start quarantining neighborhoods in Liberian cities, he said.

    The ban on funerals may meet resistance from Liberians who refuse to let doctors in protective suits deal with the bodies of their loved ones. Quarantining sections of the capital, Monrovia, a densely packed city of 1.2 million people, may prove difficult as neighborhoods blend together, demarcated from one another by hard-to-police back alleys cutting between shacks.

    And even convincing Liberians that Ebola exists remains a challenge in a country where rumors fill the void left by the lack of formal education.

    "Large numbers there believe Ebola is an evil spirit sweeping the country. "

    "One Liberia senator recently called it a scam by his government. "


    Yup, Western Education is Sinful - while uneducated superstitious people continue to die and spread the disease to their loved ones.

    "Meanwhile, the government must contend with salesmen who say they can cure or vaccinate against the disease.

    "We keep telling people there's no vaccine," Mr. Nyenswah said, but medicine men walking the streets keep insisting otherwise. "We had to get the police involved," he said."

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    UK and Hongkong taking it seriously..

    Health officials in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, fearing that the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa could go global, have tested at least two airline passengers who have shown symptoms of the disease.

    The Peace Corps announced Wednesday, 30th July, that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because the disease has spread.

    Former Secretary of Defence Minister, now the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, chaired an emergency meeting Wednesday on Ebola with health experts, scientists and other ministers, said "the issue is about the possibility of somebody who has contracted the disease in Africa getting sick here."

    In Charlotte, N.C, the main corridor of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center was cordoned off as a precaution early Wednesday after a patient who had returned from an Africa arrived late Tuesday. The patient, who had returned from an unidentified country "known for high risk of infectious diseases," was found to not have Ebola and was discharged, the hospital said.

    Two American medical missionaries working with Ebola patients in Liberia have been diagnosed with the virus.

    ref: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/w...reak/13350607/

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    State of Emergency Declared in Sierra Leone

    (Reuters) - Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims on Thursday, joining neighbouring Liberia in imposing tough controls as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa.

    The World Health Organisation said it was in urgent talks with donors and international agencies to deploy more medical staff and resources to one of the world's poorest regions.

    The WHO reported 57 new deaths between July 24 and July 27 in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

    Authorities in Nigeria, which recorded its first Ebola case last week when a U.S. citizen died after arriving on a flight from Liberia, said all passengers travelling from areas at risk would be temperature-screened for the virus.

    Sierra Leone is famous for Blood Diamonds by the way. It may seem heartless to bring this up at this point, but there may be something behind this. (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_diamond )

    At one point in this thread we mentioned the Russian and Chinese involvement in these particular West African Countries. That Russia was pissed probably (LukOil is their international oil company), and was trying to get deals to explore by drilling offshore Sierra Leone. Russia has been making inroad attempts to get into former Soviet bloc countries as we know, allowing "rebels" to commit war crimes to get their footholds and trying to influence public opinion.

    Diamonds AND OIL are used to finance wars, and rebel insurgencies.. These regions in West Africa are major supply zones for such rebel efforts.

    A bit on Liberia and Diamonds:

    From 1989 to 2003, Liberia was engaged in a civil war. In 2000, the UN accused Liberian president Charles G. Taylor of supporting the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) insurgency in neighboring Sierra Leone with weapons and training in exchange for diamonds.[12] In 2001, the United Nations applied sanctions on the Liberian diamond trade. In August 2003, Taylor stepped down as president and, after being exiled to Nigeria, faced trial in The Hague. On July 21, 2006 he pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity and war crimes,[5] of which he was found guilty in April 2012. On May 30, 2012, he began a 50-year sentence in a high security prison in the United Kingdom.

    In 1999-2000 Israel was notified that there were great hydrocarbon resources off shore. At that point no doubt it was determined for "security reasons" gaining oil/gas was to be a priority, and anyone standing in the way of that would need to be "convinced" to comply, or else. Currently we can see what "or else" actually means for them. Remember also Israel contains massive bio-weapons labs and nuclear weapons.

    another source: http://www.globalwitness.org/campaig...charles-taylor

    The human cost of Liberia’s two civil wars and the related conflict in Sierra Leone was staggering. 200,000 people were killed, 2 million displaced, and half of Sierra Leone’s female population subjected to sexual violence including rape, torture and sexual slavery.

    “Blood diamonds” were driving these conflicts, and a UN investigation in 2000 confirmed that stones were being systematically smuggled out from eastern Sierra Leone through Liberia, and from there onto the international market.

    And in the thread earlier, we mentioned LukOil (the oil company in Russia) had decided to create a division for exploiting DIAMONDS..

    Coincidence? Russian neo-colonialism (or neo-capitalism exploitation mixed with colonialism), same with the Chinese.. Disease being used to coerce the locals to "give in", or else?

    Meanwhile, Peace Corps has decided to pull out ALL of its staff and volunteers from the affected Countries.

    Why hasn't some effective "vaccine" been created?

    It is about money. There is no PROFIT in making a vaccine which would protect low income people, in a backwater third world country. (sigh)

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...n_5630275.html

    If a market develops such as spread of this disease/infection to lets say Germany, or UK, or Canada, or the US, there would be market of those who would pay for the drugs, and the drug companies would then gladly work towards a solution. Reminds me of computer virus companies, we often wonder, do they actually create the virus' to create the solution?

    Did the vested interest "oil companies", driving motivations for energy conquest, of diamond spoils, help "wake up" a dormant virus in West Africa? Only a whistle blower will tell.

    also reference: http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ebo...tments-n167871

    references to Sierra Leone, and Russia (LukOil) - Sierra Leone congratulates Russia (LukOil) in its endeavors to develop diamonds and oil - http://news.sl/drwebsite/publish/pri...00524054.shtml
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    There are no cures for ebola.

    I wonder how many of you know that that perverted and psychopath, George Soros owns an Ebola bioweapons lab?Time for this creep to be removed from our planet...

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    As each day passes by, the more alarmed I become about this current Ebola epidemic. They keep saying that it's not easy to catch yet doctor's and healthcare workers who know all about those preventive measures that need to be taken when they treat Ebola patients are still, nevertheless, catching this disease and dying from it. So this causes me to wonder if maybe they really are not letting on about just how contagious it actually is.
    Obviously, if they knew enough about this disease, they would have some kind of effective treatment for it at least to prevent people from dying from it. So common sense is telling me to err on the side of caution in anything the authorities say about this disease. Especially if it spreads beyond the borders of Africa and onward toward Europe, China and the U.S. The movie Contagion keeps coming to mind. Let's hope it never gets to that point but it almost seems like some African countries are experiencing a similar scenario like what happened in that film.

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    As each day passes by, the more alarmed I become about this current Ebola epidemic.
    Yes, me too, I have to say. I have a great deal of attention on it.

    It may not be relevant whether it's an 'accident, natural or bio-weapon', as Bob asks... it's here and real (although, as yet, currently pretty much only in West Africa), and the situation could EASILY be exploited as an 'opportunity'.

    If it did start to spread widely in the US or Europe, heavy personal restrictions -- drastically curtailed travel, deliberately fueled fear, maybe even forced vaccinations (although those would not help based on what is currently known) and/or mandatory 'prophylactics' -- could easily be justified and widely accepted by a panicking public. Even if it's a natural event, it might be a globalist's wet dream.

    And I'd say it's almost certain that high-level discussions are currently taking place about (a) whether to exploit this, and (b) if that's a 'Go', how to expedite the spread.

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    As usual, you're pointing us to evaluate another aspect of any given situation that's occurring somewhere in the world that we need to pay attention to. Thanks for commenting on this. Much to chew on and I need to start thinking the way you do to get closer to what may very well be the real truth on the background music on what's really going on. I need to view things in a more in-depth manner. Will just have to keep working on that too. The Ebola epidemic is a case in point.

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    Ebola outbreak: Britain is ready for disease, says Jeremy Hunt

    Thursday 31st July 2014 at 09:43 By david-icke


    THE TELEGRAPH......





    ‘Britain is ready for the Ebola outbreak if it arrives in the UK, Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary has vowed.

    Mr Hunt said the expertise and experience of NHS medical staff meant that Britain could ‘deal with anything’
    with might threaten public health in the coming weeks.

    US health officials warned that Western countries were just ‘one plane ride away’ from infection while David
    Cameron said the Ebola outbreak was a ‘very serious threat’ to the UK .’

    Read more …


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/s...remy-Hunt.html




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    Ebola outbreak: UK officials 'not prepared' to deal with virus arriving at border, union leader warns








    ‘UK border officials feel they are unprepared to deal with the threat of the Ebola virus arriving in Britain,
    a union leader has said.

    It comes after the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond concluded a meeting of the Government’s emergency
    committee Cobra by trying to reassure the public that the disease was “not a significant risk to the UK”.

    Public Health England has told The Independent that it has been briefing the UK Border Agency, airlines,
    doctors and Government departments on what needs to happen if a person with Ebola arrives.’

    Read more …


    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...s-9639106.html

    http://www.davidicke.com/headlines/


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    31 July 2014 Last updated at 13:52

    Ebola: UK border staff 'unprepared' says union leader

    Border, immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people
    coming to the UK with possible cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader says.


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28578596

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    31 July 2014 Last updated at 13:50

    Sierra Leone declares Ebola public health emergency




    Ebola explained in 60 seconds

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28579890


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    Ebola outbreak explained in 60 seconds



    Published on 29 Jul 2014


    The deadly Ebola outbreak, which started in Guinea, has now spread to Sierra
    Leone, Liberia and Nigeria claiming 670 lives so far.

    Two American medical workers have been infected after treating patients with the
    disease in Liberia.

    Whilst countries affected have closed their land borders, international flights
    continue to fly in and out of countries and so far the World Health Organisation has
    not recommended any travel restrictions.

    Said to be one of the most virulent viral diseases known to humankind, the virus
    causes death in 50 to 90 per cent of all clinically ill cases.

    Watch this 60 second video to find out the key facts.

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    Ebola victim widow: I fear an outbreak in the US



    Published on 30 Jul 2014

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    The American widow of Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian government official who died
    after contracting Ebola says she fears that there could be an outbreak of the virus
    in the US

    Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant for Liberia's Finance Ministry collapsed
    July 20 in Lagos, Nigeria after flying there from Liberia. He had been working in
    Liberia since 2008.

    Sawyer had been put in isolation in a hospital in Nigeria and died on Friday. His was
    the first recorded case in Nigeria of the disease.

    His wife Decontee Sawyer, speaking from her home in Coon Rapids, in the US state
    of Minnesota, said her husband had planned to come home for two of his three
    daughters' birthdays next month.

    She had learned that her husband caught the disease from his sister, who fell ill
    and died of Ebola. He did not know at the time that she had Ebola, Sawyer said, as
    the virus shares symptoms with other diseases including malaria.

    More than 670 people have died during the recent outbreak in West Africa.

    Ms Sawyer said: "We ought to be concerned about that. If we're not, we're kidding
    ourselves. If we think that it can't come to the US and that's another fear of mine.
    Because we've already lost Patrick and we're losing tons of people there. And we
    don't need that killer to come here as well."

    No cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the US, and the Centers for Disease
    Control and Prevention said on Monday it posed little risk to the general US
    population, but it is causing some to cancel travel plans and stirring fear in
    Minnesota, which has the largest Liberian immigrant population in America.

    Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

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    We've seen It in the movies and Holly wood has prepared us for us to be rounded
    up like sheep for our protection if something like this eventually does happen.....

    Outbreak





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    This Is What Is Going To Happen If Ebola Comes To America

    Thursday 31st July 2014 at 09:36 By david-icke





    ‘If the worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history reaches the United States, federal
    law permits “the apprehension and examination of any individual reasonably
    believed to be infected with a communicable disease”. These individuals can
    be “detained for such time and in such manner as may be reasonably necessary”.

    In other words, the federal government already has the authority to round people
    up against their will, take them to detention facilities and hold them there for as
    long as they feel it is “reasonably necessary”. In addition, as you will read about
    below, the federal government has the authority “to separate and restrict the
    movement of well persons who may have been exposed to a communicable disease
    to see if they become ill”.

    If you want to look at these laws in the broadest sense, they pretty much give the
    federal government the power to do almost anything that they want with us in the
    event of a major pandemic. Of course such a scenario probably would not be
    called “marital law”, but it would probably feel a lot like it.’

    Read more: This Is What Is Going To Happen If Ebola Comes To America

    http://investmentwatchblog.com/this-...es-to-america/

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    If Ebola Hits U.S., Even Healthy Americans Will be Quarantined

    Thursday 31st July 2014 at 09:35 By david-icke





    ‘With concerns growing over the deadly Ebola virus, which has killed 670 people in
    West Africa, preparations are already underway in the United States, where even
    healthy Americans will be subjected to forced quarantine in the event of an Ebola pandemic.

    Western governments are now issuing alerts to doctors to be on the lookout for
    symptoms of the disease after an infected Liberian man was found to have traveled
    through a major transport hub in Nigeria. The World Health Organization has called
    the outbreak the worst on record, while Doctors Without Borders says the situation
    is “out of control.”’

    Read more: If Ebola Hits U.S., Even Healthy Americans Will be Quarantined


    http://www.prisonplanet.com/if-ebola...arantined.html


    http://www.davidicke.com/headlines/

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    This is why I started this thread back in March 2014. Also the MERS_nCoV thread - two key diseases that could be used.. That MERS was NOT handled when it affected me and my family personally that doctors "ignored" and let the disease run its course, shows me that they knew and were trying to either 1) see if they could develop a mutation for a specific gene type (western european), and 2) they wanted to understand fully how dastardly and debilitating the disease would become (how easy to spread, how hard to control), and what loading would happen to the medical infrastructure.

    In WAR, to injure is more useful than to kill, as to INJURE means a large amount of support staff is required. AND that overloads the system when there are mass casualties.

    I opt that this is manipulated. For the reasons pointed out in this thread.. We have endeavored to locate the most likely WHO's who would benefit the most from said manipulation.

    Please lets keep the thread consistent with the subject line - WHO, accident, bioweappon or naturally/accidentally created. There are some historical data from the 1976 outbreak that it was spread by sloppy hospital procedure, when it came in from the wild.. I would not put it past many bioweapons labs taking the opportunity (as pointed out when the ex-Soviets went to use MARBURG as well as EBOLA) to refine the distribution methods..

    UPDATE - Posts 28, 29 and 36 might be useful to review to understand this issue clearer..

    In Post 36 I discussed treatments, solutions for viri, substances pushed by the ex-Soviet Bloc to have REMOVED from commerce.. why would they do that? They said it caused cancer (no data actually proves that it causes cancer, but that was the "complaint" used by them to have the anti-virals pulled). After such antivirals were pulled AIDS made a big debut.. Think about that..
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    I would think it's most probably bio-weapon since Africa has been and is, the "experimental ground" for the many ways of "how to implement Agenda 21" (See this post (<---))

    Now,however, there seem to be a lie about how this "Ebola" spreads around and which makes it even more dangerous:

    Ebola - What You're Not Being Told

    31.Jul.2014 | SCG


    There is something very, very important that the corporate media and public health officials are not telling you regarding the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

    The information I'm about to present here is frightening. There's really no way around that. However, I request that you do your very best to maintain a calm state of mind.

    Right now in West Africa the worst Ebola outbreak in history is in full swing and is jumping borders at an alarming rate. Already it has spread to four countries, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and now Nigeria. This latest jump into Nigeria is particularly serious since the infected individual carried the virus by plane to Lagos Nigeria, a city with a population of over 21 million. Doctors without borders has referred to the outbreak as "out of control".

    To make matters worse, there is something very, very important that the corporate media and public health officials are not telling you regarding this crisis.

    You'll notice if you read virtually any mainstream article on the topic that they make a point of insisting that Ebola is only transferred by physical contact with bodily fluids. This is not true, at all.

    A study conducted in 2012 showed that Ebola was able to travel between pigs and monkeys that were in separate cages and were never placed in direct contact.

    Though the method of transmission in the study was not officially determined, one of the scientists involved, Dr. Gary Kobinger, from the National Microbiology Laboratory at the Public Health Agency of Canada, told BBC News that he believed that the infection was spread through large droplets that were suspended in the air.

    "What we suspect is happening is large droplets; they can stay in the air, but not long; they don't go far," he explained. "But they can be absorbed in the airway, and this is how the infection starts, and this is what we think, because we saw a lot of evidence in the lungs of the non-human primates that the virus got in that way."

    Translation: Ebola IS an airborne virus.

    UPDATE: Someone pointed out that in medical terms, if the virus is transferred through tiny droplets in the air this would technically not be called an "airborne virus". Airborne, in medical terms would mean that the virus has the ability to stay alive without a liquid carrier. On one hand this is a question of semantics, and the point is well taken, but keep in mind that the study did not officially determine how the virus traveled through the air, it merely established that it does travel through the air. Doctor Kobinger's hypothesis regarding droplets of liquid is just that, a hypothesis. For the average person however what needs to be understood is very simple: if you are in a room with someone infected with Ebola, you are not safe, even if you never touch them or their bodily fluids, and this is not what you are being told by the mainstream media. Essentially I am using the word "airborne" as a layman term (which kind of makes sense, since I am a layman in this field).

    Now I'm not going to speculate as to whether these so called "journalist" and public health agencies who keep repeating the official line regarding the means of transmission are lying, or are just participating in some massive display of synchronized incompetence, but what I will say, is that this shoddy reporting is most likely getting people killed right now, and may in fact put all of humanity in danger.

    How so?

    By convincing people that the virus cannot travel through air, important precautions that could reduce the spread of the virus are not being taken. For example the other passengers on the plane that traveled to Lagos, Nigeria were not quarantined.

    To put this into context, Ebola kills between 50% and 90% of its victims, so the stakes are very, very high here.

    NOTE: We have reported on the fact that Ebola can spread through the air in three separate articles since March of 2014, here, here and here, however the corporate media has continued to misrepresent the vectors of transmission.

    This particular strain of Ebola is not Ebola Zaire. This is a new strain, and it may in fact be more dangerous than the Zaire variety. Not because of any difference in the symptoms (the symptoms are identical), but because this new virus seems to be harder to contain. Whether this is due to some characteristic of the virus itself or merely dumb luck is uncertain at this time, but the rate at which this outbreak has extended its range is unprecedented.

    Right now the question on everyone's minds is whether this virus will spread outside of Africa. Considering the fact that Ebola has a three week incubation period, can travel through the air, and has already hitchhiked onto an international flight, this is a very real possibility. There are some that are downplaying the probability of this outcome, and to be honest, I hope that they are right, but the simple fact of the matter is that these people are basing their assessment on the faulty premise that Ebola is not an airborne virus.

    Now the first thing you might be feeling when looking at this situation is a sense of fear and helplessness, and while that's a perfectly normal reaction it's really not helpful. Instead we should be thinking in terms of practical steps we can take to influence the outcome.

    One thing we can all do is to start confronting journalists and public officials who keep making false statements regarding the way Ebola spreads. Use the links to the original study, the BBC report from 2012 and this video to put them in their place.

    We also need to confront the fact that there isn't a full out, coordinated, international effort to contain this. This is being treated like a sideshow but it has the very real potential to become a main event.

    The doctors on the ground in West Africa don't have enough staff or resources to deal with this situation. It is absolutely inexcusable for the U.S. and the E.U. to be investing billions of tax payer dollars into their little power games in Ukraine and Syria (which are both in the process of escalating right now by the way) while Ebola is getting a foothold in Africa. Every available resource should be shifted to West Africa in order to contain and extinguish this epidemic right now.

    This is serious. Call them, write them, heckle them in the streets if you have to, but don't allow them to ignore this issue. Make it impossible for them to pretend later that they didn't know.

    Now whether or not official policy towards the Ebola crisis changes there are some precautions that you should take right now for yourself and your family.

    1. Know where you would go if you needed to leave your home on short notice. If Ebola escapes Africa the last place you want to be is in a densely populated metropolitan area. It may be that the most practical destination for your family would be a rural area near your current home, but if you already have concerns about the government you are living under, and how they may handle a crisis like this, then you might want to start looking at alternatives. Finding an alternative location that suits your family's needs is something that requires a lot of time and research, so don't put this off. The primary characteristics you should be examining in an alternative destination are geography , political environment, climate, population density and visa terms and requirements. Ideally you would want to end up somewhere that is geographically isolated to some degree.

    2. If you don't have passports for yourself and each of your dependents, get them now. This is not to say that you should leave your country, but you should have the means to do so. In countries where the Ebola outbreak is underway it is getting harder and harder to exit. Borders are being closed down. Flights are being cut off. This didn't happen right away, but you definitely don't want to be waiting for your passport to show up if Ebola arrives in your city.

    3. Know what you would carry with you if you had to leave on short notice. Have those items ready, and have the luggage to carry them. It would be wise to consider buying a pack of surgical masks as part of this.

    Now if you think about it, these preparations are wise steps to take regardless of whether the Ebola situation deteriorates or not. Knowing where you would go in an emergency, and having the means to get there on short notice is important for a wide variety of situations. The civilian population of Iraq, Syria, east Ukraine, and Gaza can attest to that.

    Whatever you do don't let fear take control of your mind. Take the steps you can take now, monitor the situation calmly, and be prepared to adapt if necessary.


    P.S. If you want to learn more about Ebola I highly recommend that you read "The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston.
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