A Public Service Post

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Tue, Sep 30, 2014 - 1:28pm

We've been following the Ebola story pretty closely these past few months then a headline today made my hair stand on end. Thus this new post.

Look, I know I don't have to start from scratch and tell you how bad this is with a bunch of links. If you're a regular visitor to Turdville, you already know and you've already begun to take precautions. The latest update on the potential spread of the Ebola virus can be found here, from ZH 10 days ago: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-19/exponential-ebola-cases-now-do...

At about the same time, a story surfaced that the U.S. State Department had put in an order for 160,000 HazMat suits. Here's the story from InfoWars: https://www.infowars.com/u-s-state-department-orders-160000-ebola-hazmat... And here's a story from The Daily Mail: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2756832/State-Department-orders...

An important caveat to this story should be read next. This "order" might be just a "bid" and the State Department could be purchasing them strictly for their USAID arm: https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/sep/19/blog-postin... & https://www.marketwatch.com/story/lakeland-industries-announces-global-a...

The latest, US-based Ebola scare is still unfolding in Dallas and needs monitoring: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2014/09/30/a-dalla...

And there is some potential "good news" from the US Center for Disease Control (CDC): https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/30/ebola-over-in-nige...

HOWEVER, when I saw the headline below earlier today, ole Turd's head started spinning:

https://www.cbs46.com/story/26657838/cdc-issues-ebola-guidelines-for-us-...

From the article:

"CBS46 News has confirmed the Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to U.S. funeral homes on how to handle the remains of Ebola patients. If the outbreak of the potentially deadly virus is in West Africa, why are funeral homes in America being given guidelines?

The three-page list of recommendations include instructing funeral workers to wear protective equipment when dealing with the remains since Ebola can be transmitted in postmortem care. It also instructs to avoid autopsies and embalming."

Look, I have absolutely no idea if Ebola will spread globally. It probably won't and all will be well. But when the US State Department is considering 160,000 new HazMat suits and 5,000 bodybags....and when the US CDC is warning about 500,000 casualties and issuing guidelines to funeral homes...you might want to start taking this stuff seriously.

This does not mean that The End Is Near and it does not mean that you immediately need to hole up in a bunker somewhere. But if you're not thinking about the possibility that you may need to stay inside and home for 30-60 days at some point soon, you are simply being irresponsible. Now is the time to pay attention and remain alert. Now is the time to give full consideration to whatever action plan you and your family may need in the event of an emergency. Now is the time to stock up and/or resupply whatever emergency items you regularly keep on hand anyway.

Be mindful. Be cautious but not frightened. Always remain situationally aware and continue to prepare accordingly.

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  244 Comments

AlienEyes · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:30pm

@ Bollocks

A noble effort but somehow, I seriously doubt that you would be trying to put on a smiley face if this had happened in the UK and near where you live.

Mr. Fix · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:39pm

A Steve Quayle “alert” from today:

EVERY PRESCRIPTION MUST GO THROUGH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT--TALK ABOUT 'EUGENICS' AND DICTATING WHO LIVES AND WHO DIES!

Steve,

I thought I would share with you and the brethren a fact I just learned
regarding the Unaffordable Careless Act (Obamacare). I work for a plastic
surgeon on the East Coast. He and every physician in the country received a
mandate that they can no longer use the same prescription pads to write a
script. They are being issued new government authorized prescription pads
and they need to use the healthcare.gov site to order them through their
hospital. They become effective tomorrow, Oct. 1st. He told me that they
want to know every single drug that each American is taking and the most
disturbing part is that you might think this applies only to those enrolled
in Obamacare but it's for all, even those of us with private insurance. 
Hmm... wonder what they'll do with that data bank? God bless you for all
you do. Lisa

Barfly ancientmoney · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:44pm

I agree, ancientmoney

I don't think there's very much at all out there that's being sold at these levels. Every indication I have is that wholesalers and retails are experiencing much increased demand. I think that in general, the market is in accumulation mode. I doubt there's going to be much left at all if prices hit lower than $1000 in gold and $15 in silver. I know that personally, I'll be pushing in every single chip I have in order to get my hands on what little may be remaining out there for sale.

crambo Mr. Fix · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:46pm

Clear and Present Danger

Ok, so you know his name. Then what? What do you specifically expect to be done? How are you going to correct your perceived problem? The travel history information is slowly coming out.

So let's have everyone on the planet stay home, not go to work, not go out of their house...is that your resolution?

Jesus, dude, on one hand we have folks like you and on the other, incompetents in government. No wonder we have so many problems. Let's make sure everything is a conspiracy and then knock off anyone who doesn't think like you. One of the dangers of that is, then you get a whole lot of folks who are just like you. The other is you just can't seem to figure out when to stop knocking people off, since it becomes so easy.

Stay home, take care of you and yours and don't go overseas for a while. And take a deep breath...

Bollocks · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:48pm

Nothing to do with that AE

I was drawing attention to Mr Fix's relentless posts of doom and gloom ever since he arrived here. We know what's going on. We are well informed by many that come here, and I do the same when I do.

Mr Fix is constantly sending a message of death and destruction. He never posts up anything else. Nothing about what's good about life, only death and that "it won't end well". Constantly, over over.

Too much. We already know. Having it constantly rammed down our throats is turning this place toxic.

Please hat-tip if anyone agrees. Life, in my experience, is good. I love life. What's happening in the world isn't, but we know that.

Mr Fix: please have a serious look at what you're doing. Stand back and look.

crambo ag1969 · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:50pm

Yep...antibiotics

Damn, I want your skills! I really admire someone who can see a patient for a couple of minutes, make a determination that it is either a virus or bacterial and write a prescription.

Not that easy, sire...

infometron · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:51pm

@ag1969 Re: Yep

... and sometimes people with qualifications are just plain unadulterated stupid idiots

cliff 567 Bollocks · Oct 1, 2014 - 4:56pm

Bollocks v. Fix

It seems to me that Mr Fix is learning as he goes and teaching what he knows along the way.

If you are hesitant to learn from a doom and gloomer, prehaps you have a blind spot for the protection of your own position?

Allow Mr Fix his room to warn those of us that aware please, without harassment or censorship to those of us who value his contributions.

He is obviously a favorite here as the hat tip board certifies.

ag1969 · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:12pm

Crambo

Exactly whom are you addressing? Is it me? I would agree it is not that easy. Which is why when someone walks into a hospital and says they have been in Liberia, in the midst of a national "Ebola Scare", that some sort of test would have been done, rather than assuming it is a bacterial infection and sending him off with antibiotics. 

infometron · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:12pm

@crambo Re: Clear and Present Danger

Just want to know if I read you correctly "Let's make sure everything is a not conspiracy and then knock off anyone who doesn't think like you"?

btw, are you recommending that I cancel my winter vacation plans?

I think the real issue here is, are individuals and institutions charged with the social responsibly for ensuring that ebola does not become a problem A) acting responsibly and are competent to do so, or B) are they deliberately being derelict in their duties.

I suggest in some circumstances we may find A, not A, not B, and yes, maybe even B, to be the case. My advice? Let's not to oversimplify (we humans have quite a penchant for that), and let's stay as informed and vigilant as we can.

Mr. Fix · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:12pm

Canadian cover-up?

CANADIAN HEALTH AGENCY DELETES INFO ON “AIRBORNE SPREAD” OF EBOLA

Text amended amidst concern over first confirmed case in America

by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON | OCTOBER 1, 2014

The Public Health Agency of Canada has deleted information from its official website which indicated that the “airborne spread” of Ebola was strongly suspected by health authorities, amidst efforts by officials in Texas to calm concerns about the first outbreak of the virus in America.

The image below shows the original Public Health Agency of Canada website’s information page on the Ebola virus as it appeared on August 20th compared to how it appears now.

Under a section entitled “mode of transmission,” the original text stated that, “airborne spread among humans is strongly suspected, although it has not yet been conclusively demonstrated.”

However, the amended text states that, “airborne transmission has not been demonstrated between non-human primates.”

Both passages refer to a 2012 study by Canadian scientists which indicated that the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between different species.

“Researchers from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the country’s Public Health Agency have shown that pigs infected with this form of Ebola can pass the disease on to macaques without any direct contact between the species,” reported BBC News.

Although there is no confirmation that Ebola has gone airborne, Michael T. Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, acknowledged in a recent New York Times op-ed that virologists are “loath to discuss openly but are definitely considering in private” the possibility that Ebola has gone airborne.

Some have questioned why hundreds of health workers have become sick and died from Ebola given that they take extreme precautions to avoid bodily contact with victims.

Bollocks · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:19pm

cliff 567

What is there to learn from a doom and gloomer other than their life is full of pain? Injecting that pain relentlessly here teaches nothing. I have nothing to learn from that.

Where did I mention or suggest censorship?

I was suggesting Mr Fix looks at what he is doing, that is all. Copying and pasting articles without talking about how we got into this mess is pointless. It's just a constant outflow of his pain onto others.

How about speaking of what's good? He never does that. Everything he posts is about impending death.

That's not what I enjoy about life. Being informed is good, that's why I come here. Being told over and over and over that we're all about to die, which is an undercurrent of practically all his posts, is not informative.

I'll leave it at that. Perhaps someone had to say this.

End of subject for me.

Blythesshrink · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:27pm

What do people make of the

What do people make of the hospital sending this guy home, despite being told he'd been to Liberia. I'm seriously struggling to accept this wasn't deliberate. We know the financial system is in dire straights, additionally we also know if you believe the COT report that the commercials are now possibly very short the dollar. An Ebola panic in the US would be more than enough to crash the system and provide political cover for what happened. Even if it's coincidence, the politicians will no doubt look to capitalise on the crisis and use it.

AlienEyes · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:30pm

Personally....

Personally, I find an "all is well cheerleader" far more dangerous than a "doom & gloomer".

.

@ Blythesshrink 

re: hospital

There is no cure for stupidity.

infometron · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:31pm

An analogy...

Sometimes I like to think of myself as a mirror of human society more generally. I'm comprised of a grand multitude of cells organized and interacting in amazing ways, some of which, a very small part I'm sure, I'm conscious of, know well, and greatly appreciate, but mostly in ways that I am ignorant of, or don't fully understand.

When I think of myself as part of a social organization, I try to keep all that in mind, thinking of individuals such as myself as just one cell in a larger body (I flatter myself as a brain cell), but a body that needs muscles, bones, immune system, with a multitude of other specialized cells serving various functions.

Sometimes I find myself feeling uncomfortable, like there is something wrong, like I have an itch I can't scratch, but I don't know exactly what it is. All I know is that there is a collection of cells within me that are trying to get my attention for one reason or another. Often times I ignore the feeling and it goes away. Sometimes it persists. Sometimes I eventually understand, sometimes I don't. Sometimes I should have listened more closely.

I'm not sure what I'm trying to say here, but there it is, for what it's worth.

We are all in this together. Let's be nice.

Magpie · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:32pm

Bollocks

Put Fix on ignore.....he ain't gonna stop, and I'm happy about that. He saves me a lot of time NOT having to look for the info on my own. laugh

Nana · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:33pm

I Believe

This is way out of most peoples comfort zones and if you have been following the ebola virus over the past decade(s) then many things come to mind...... I read Emerging Viruses: AIDS & Ebola — Nature, Accident or Intentional? By: Dr. Leonard Horowitz when it came out in 1996 and have tried to pay close attention and yes it can be overwhelming however I believe forewarned is forearmed.

BagOfGold · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:38pm

Mr. Fix...

is my hero...& I wouldn't change anything!!!...

smileysmileysmiley

Bag Of Gold

Mr. Fix · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:40pm

Bollocks, I didn't pick this topic…

I actually have many broad ranging interests outside of the daily doom and gloom, in fact, I actually spend more time conversing with others on comparative theologies than I do on prophesies in death and destruction. 

This is just a rough topic to put a smiley face on, and I only write what I believe to be true, and I post articles that support my assertions.

If you would prefer, on the “doctors” forum, they think that the government has the situation under control, and are pontificating their advice to the powers that be in every post.

 I'm sure you'll find it a lot more cheerful, I personally find it hilarious! smileysmileysmiley

By the way, it's not all doom, take a look at “the thread of faith” in the forums, I've been discussing the nature of humanity, and arguing that human beings are inherently good, and that mankind is divine in nature.

How about where I take the side stating that a human being's spirit is immortal? And that there is in fact nothing whatsoever to fear? 

I've even taken a stand against “God's wrath”. I know it's a bit deep and off-topic, but there are other things available here to talk about, and I do that quite regularly.

 I know it's a little bit out of the box as far as mainstream religion is concerned, but I do have avenues of interest that have nothing whatsoever to do with the collapse of Western civilization as we know it.

 Quite frankly, I'm just pointing out the lunacy of the agenda, and occasionally, the misreporting of reality.

I don't actually think they'll ever pull all of it off. The powers that be will eventually pay for their crimes against humanity, but quite frankly, we are going to have to survive this Ebola thingy first. Prepare accordingly.

 Just hoping to cheer you up,

 there are many occasions where all I am doing here, is having fun! devil

crambo AlienEyes · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:41pm

Cures for stupidity

You can sedate the hell out of it...

cliff 567 Bollocks · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:42pm

bollocks

Just because everyone says that you are paranoid, does not mean that you are not being stalked.

I'm a history buff, I know for a fact that I am stalked.

I will take preventive measures to ensure the survival of my progeny first, my loved ones second and my self last. I intend to die a natural death. (Albright, The Refineries, nuke plants, chemical plants and missile pads that I worked on will twirk the natural part).

On another tone, it is unfair of you accuse Mr Fix of cut and paste only, I'm not saying that he does not cut and paste, but anyone that reads the majority of Fix's post knows that he comes forth with heart felt writings of very personal experience to qualify a point.

I call that noble behavior.

OK

I'm now also.

cliff

Nana · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:42pm

Thank You Bog

Reading and watching the vids now....you know me and multitasking......

Dr. P. Metals · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:46pm

RE: "How was this not planned in"

it will be telling to see if the US is the only western country where it touches down...and gets loose.

BagOfGold · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:52pm

Do Rh negative blood types have any protection from ebola?...

I'm just starting to do some research...& here's some info...

https://investmentwatchblog.com/are-you-immune-to-ebola-or-aids-you-might-be/

https://rhnegativebloodsecrets.blogspot.co.uk/

Does this apply?...

https://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/179/Supplement_1/S18.long

Lucky me...if this is true...& perhaps Rh negative blood types can help others!!!...

smileysmileysmiley

Bag Of Gold

Mr. Fix · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:52pm

As if they didn't see this one coming:

FLASHBACK: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REJECTS EBOLA TRAVEL BAN

U.N. organization downplays risk of Ebola spreading via air travel

Flashback: World Health Organization Rejects Ebola Travel Ban

Image Credits: Kuba Bożanowski / Flickr

by kit[at]infowars[dot]com (KIT DANIELS) | INFOWARS.COM | OCTOBER 1, 2014

The World Health Organization rejected a travel ban to and from Ebola-stricken countries several weeks before an airline passenger infected with Ebola unknowingly brought the disease from Liberia into America.

In its Aug. 14 press release, WHO disapproved of a potential ban on international travel to and from the West African nations hit hardest by Ebola, suggesting instead that governments provide “their citizens traveling to Ebola-affected countries with accurate and relevant information on the Ebola outbreak and measures to reduce the risk of exposure.”

In explaining the reasoning behind the decision, WHO said “the risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease during air travel remains low,” which completely ignores the possibility that someone infected with Ebola could spread the disease weeks after flying back to his home country.

“On the small chance that someone on the plane is sick with Ebola, the likelihood of other passengers and crew having contact with their body fluids is even smaller,” the press release states. “Usually when someone is sick with Ebola, they are so unwell that they cannot travel.”

“WHO is therefore advising against travel bans to and from affected countries.”

That small chance became reality on Tuesday when the U.S. Center for Disease Control confirmed a person in Dallas, Texas, contracted Ebola after visiting Liberia, which is the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States.

The man had arrived in the U.S. by plane from Liberia on Sept. 20 and went to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital with symptoms of Ebola a few days later.

“The patient was discharged with antibiotics and returned again days later with watery diarrhea and other symptoms, tested for both malaria and Ebola, and put in isolation on the 28th,” Erick Erickson with Red State wrote, quoting a source reportedly from the CDC.

Earlier this morning, Dallas health officials announced they are now monitoring a second person who may have contracted Ebola after coming into contact with the first patient.

“Let me be real frank to the Dallas County residents: the fact that we have one confirmed case, there may be another case that is a close associate with this particular patient,” Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson said in an interview with local ABC affiliate WFAA. “So this is real.”

Despite the WHO’s recommendation against a travel ban, multiple countries decided to terminate air service to and from West African nations back in August, further indicating that WHO downplayed the risk of Ebola spreading via air travel.

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atarangi · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:57pm

doom and more doom

I always enjoy reading Mr. Fix's articles. They are good natured and well researched. If Ebola is spread through aerosol particles we are going to know for sure over the next few weeks. My guess is that if other people on the flight are infected we are heading for a catastrophe.

crambo ag1969 · Oct 1, 2014 - 5:58pm

On the other hand

Maybe this is the result of our current education system? When the gentleman in question said he'd been to Liberia, the triage person had never learned where that was on a map and listens only to whatever peculiar brand of music is available today. Not wanting to appear "ignernt", they ignored the information.

Anything is possible...

infometron · Oct 1, 2014 - 6:10pm

@crambo

Anything is possible, but I think your speculation has high probability... In such cases, alas, sedation would only serve to compound the problem ;^)

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