What the Naysayers Don't Understand About the Ebola Threat

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  1. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    One man has illegally entered the country with Ebola. One man.

    So far we have hundreds of people quarantined at a cost of millions of dollars. Schools have been shut down. It's all of the news.

    So what happens when 100 Americans contract Ebola? 1000 people with Ebola? How many of thousands of Americans will be locked in their homes? How many businesses will be shut down? How many schools? How long before we turn on one another?

    1,000 Americans dying from Ebola would not be a huge loss for our nation, but what about the many billions in lost GDP and the standstill we face during the time fighting the virus?

    I don't see how it can be avoided.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    You love ebola.
     
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    whatsit Dawg Lover VIP

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    Hey we ran out of masks the first day at work. I am waiting for an excuse to stay home.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I love most living things, but notsomuch viruses.

    Viruses can defeat almost all dumb people, and a bunch of smart people as well.
     
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    seriously though, you are right. They have closed schools here. That is a very big deal.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    How long before nurses sue their employers for unfit working conditions?

    And why are we set up to try and place all of the sick people in a building full of other sick people? The sick should be isolated in army camps. There are all sorts of reasons to keep the ill out of downtown metro areas.

    I only hope that George Takei contracts Ebola so I can place him in a camp somewhere.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Turtle Man Hello Darling

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    thanks obola
     
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    I believe we have now renamed it "Liberian sniffles" so Ebola is no longer an issue.....
     
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    This is not a big deal. The media is getting guys like you paranoid because it equals ratings which equals $$$.

    Of all the people the Ebola victim interacted with the only two who got Ebola were nurses cleaning up his shit and vomit right before he died. Nobody else got it. It's not going to spread much at all. Turn off the media, you obviously have the type of personality that isn't capable of thinking rationally about this topic.
     
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    Depending on who the 1000 are, it could be a good thing
     
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    Mother Nature's just doing a little cleanup, that's all.
     
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    He did not come to the US illegally, and him coming here probably saved 100's of lives
     
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    keep panicking, the Republicans will be happy to take you money
     
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    The expert on everything has arrived. :facepalm:
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    Of course, because the Dems are all about lowering taxes...:facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    This is the part people seem to be missing - despite the cost and learning curves, either be happy this happened so healthcare facilities must take being prepared seriously and/or be happy about what NIH, CDC and these biohazard hospitals are learning from living patients.
     
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    the reps and dems agree on taxes.

    i keep waiting for ppl who say they hate liberals, to stop voting for them.
    we need the fair tax, or even the flat tax