Doctor in manhattan confirmed to have ebola!

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    We're fucked



    Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:28 PM EDT
    Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola
    A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case.
    The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while health care workers spread out across the city to trace anyone he might have come into contact with in recent days. A further test will be conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control to confirm the initial test.
    While officials have said they expected isolated cases of the disease to arrive in New York eventually, and had been preparing for this moment for months, the first case highlighted the challenges surrounding containment of the virus, especially in a crowded metropolis.
     
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    No we're not.
     
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    The the the that's all folks
     
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    Why don't all these people self-quarantine when they return? Your responsibility doesn't end once you return home.
     
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    Because they are assholes
     
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    He just returned from Africa. He was treating EBOLA patients in Guinea. No surprise. He'll be fine. We'll be fine.
     
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    Because they're humans. And we're fallible creatures.

    Unless I hear that this guy shit all over the island of Manhattan, unimpeded, I won't be losing any sleep tonight. :cool:
     
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    would be better if it was dr. sarno.
     
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    I am not a hysteric, but I do believe science and healthcare require established protocols for everyone's greater well-being. That's what has frustrated me in all of this.
     
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    Again though; humans are fallible creatures. That's why dumb shit happens.
     
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    don't know about that ...had 3 long taxi rides since last night & it burns when I pee now
     
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    Why doesnt the government quarantine anyone that arrives from that part of the world? Oh I forgot, its racist...:facepalm:
     
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    But these are medical doctors who we are supposed to trust with our lives...just ask joan rivers

    :rip:
     
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    Oh. That's aids. :console:
     
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    Exactly. :grad:
     
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    There's no Ebola in Florida, right blobbin?
     
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    :sadbye:
     
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