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What Will It Mean If The Potential Ebola Victim In New York City Actually Has The Virus?

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Ebola In New York CityOn Monday, we learned that a “possible Ebola patient” was being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.  We are being told that this individual recently returned from a country in Africa where there have been confirmed cases of Ebola.  So that would narrow it down to Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria.  The patient is being described as a male “with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms“.  The hospital says that “necessary steps are being taken to ensure the safety of all patients, visitors and staff“.  But could you imagine the panic that is going to be created if there actually is a confirmed case of Ebola in the heart of New York City?  There is nothing in the post-World War II era that would even be comparable.  Certainly 9/11 created fear for a short period of time, but a full-blown Ebola outbreak would create a panic that could potentially last for months or even years.

And this comes on the heels of another Ebola scare in the United Kingdom.  According to a British news source, a seriously ill 72-year-old woman “collapsed and died” after getting off a plane from Sierra Leone at Gatwick Airport…

Airport staff tonight told of their fears of an Ebola outbreak after a passenger from Sierra Leone collapsed and died as she got off a plane at Gatwick.

Workers said they were terrified the virus could spread globally through the busy international hub from the West African country which is in the grip of the deadly epidemic.

The woman, said to be 72, became ill on the gangway after she left a Gambia Bird jet with 128 passengers on board. She died in hospital on Saturday.

Officials tell us that the plane was rapidly quarantined and that they were tracking down anyone that had been in contact with that woman.

I don’t know about you, but all of this is starting to remind me of some of the really bad Hollywood disaster movies that I have seen.

In my article yesterday, I included the following chart which shows how this Ebola outbreak is beginning to grow at an exponential pace…

Ebola Outbreak - Photo by Leopoldo Martin R

Well, today the World Health Organization says that the total number of cases has risen to 1,663 and the total number of deaths has risen to 887.  So just imagine what that chart would look like now.  Yes, it is definitely not an exaggeration to use the word “exponential” to describe what is happening.

If Ebola does start spreading inside the United States, it would be incredibly disruptive to our way of life.

In areas where there were confirmed cases of Ebola, it is inevitable that schools would be shut down and large gatherings of people such as concerts and sporting events would be cancelled.  In addition, due to fear of catching the virus, foot traffic at grocery stores and shopping malls would drop off dramatically.  If the panic lasted for multiple months, our economy would essentially grind to a halt.  Most economic activity still involves face to face interaction, and if people are afraid that if they go out in public they might catch a disease that will kill them, it would create an economic disaster of unprecedented proportions.

And what happens if strict travel restrictions (to prevent the spread of the disease) or plain old fear cause massive interruptions in our transportation system?  Almost all economic activity involves moving something from one location to another, and if we are not able to move stuff around because of an Ebola pandemic, that would create nightmarish problems almost immediately.  For example, the following is an excerpt from a report released by the American Trucker Associations that I discussed in a previous article


A Timeline Showing the Deterioration of Major Industries Following a Truck Stoppage

The first 24 hours

• Delivery of medical supplies to the affected area will cease.
• Hospitals will run out of basic supplies such as syringes and catheters within hours. Radiopharmaceuticals will deteriorate and become unusable.
• Service stations will begin to run out of fuel.
• Manufacturers using just-in-time manufacturing will develop component shortages.
• U.S. mail and other package delivery will cease.

Within one day

• Food shortages will begin to develop.
• Automobile fuel availability and delivery will dwindle, leading to skyrocketing prices and long lines at the gas pumps.
• Without manufacturing components and trucks for product delivery,
assembly lines will shut down, putting thousands out of work.

Within two to three days

• Food shortages will escalate, especially in the face of hoarding and consumer panic.
• Supplies of essentials—such as bottled water, powdered milk, and
canned meat—at major retailers will disappear.
• ATMs will run out of cash and banks will be unable to process
• Service stations will completely run out of fuel for autos and trucks.
• Garbage will start piling up in urban and suburban areas.
• Container ships will sit idle in ports and rail transport will be disrupted, eventually coming to a standstill.

Within a week

• Automobile travel will cease due to the lack of fuel. Without autos and busses, many people will not be able to get to work, shop for groceries, or access medical care.
• Hospitals will begin to exhaust oxygen supplies.

Within two weeks

• The nation’s clean water supply will begin to run dry.

Within four weeks

• The nation will exhaust its clean water supply and water will be safe for drinking only after boiling. As a result gastrointestinal illnesses will increase, further taxing an already weakened health care system.

This timeline presents only the primary effects of a freeze on truck travel. Secondary effects must be considered as well, such as inability to maintain telecommunications service, reduced law enforcement, increased crime, increased illness and injury, higher death rates, and likely, civil unrest.


Are you starting to get the picture?

A major transportation disruption would not just result in an economic downturn.  Many Americans would start running out of food and basic supplies very rapidly.  Without the ability to constantly resupply at the grocery store, a lot of people would start giving in to panic in just a matter of days.

And needless to say, a full-blown Ebola outbreak would wreak havoc on our financial system.  The stock market would almost certainly collapse and we would witness a credit crunch that would be absolutely unprecedented.  Nobody would want to lend to anybody in the midst of an Ebola pandemic.  The flow of money through our system would come to a screeching halt, and we would be facing an economic nightmare that would make 2008 look like a Sunday picnic.

So let us hope and pray that this crisis goes away and that Ebola does not start spreading across the country.

Because if it does, it could potentially kill millions of people, destroy our economy and plunge this nation into utter madness.

  • midwestprepper

    Much has been said and written about the dumbing down of AmeriKa.Could it be that this syndrome has infected the medical profession? No pun intended,but the thought gives me the creeps.

  • Hillbilly

    Never should have been brought here in the first place

    • Carl Ostofflazav

      Stop whining and accept what’s coming. Nothing can be done at this point and more idiots for sure will die as a result of trying to revolt against the Sovereign.

      • Hammerstrike

        Hopefully, this will make gasmasks fashionable. Cyberpunk, **** yeah!

    • Mike Smithy

      Since he is already here, we should move him next door to Jamie Dimon in the Hampton’s.

    • Richard O. Mann

      I just read two other pieces stating that there are people from South Africa coming in through the southern boarder. So, the 2 that are in Atlanta, are a Wizard of Oz smoke screen. The real carriers are coming in from the south along with the TB, scabies, leprosy, and who knows what else. Not a lot we can do but be ready to die. Of course, even with out all this who-ha, you still need to be ready to die. It is the one absolute of this life.

      • Hammerstrike

        In other words, the TSA molesters are entirely useless.

        The Unparalleled Invasion by Jack London, when launching a biological attack better use as many different diseases as possible, so those who survives diseases A B D and E doesn´t survive disease C.

      • Demi Monde

        Holy smokes.

  • Cal Wayback

    God said in the last days there will be pestilences and Ebola is one hell of a pestilence.

  • duhdumb

    God said..”…..” How the hell does anyone know what God said??? Whoever/whatever God is. Oh it said in the bible that’s been mistranslated many times over sometimes purposely. Grow up kiddies it’s time you find out the truth.

    • Kent Harris

      May I suggest you look before you leap. I say this because of how God, and I know you don’t believe in God, but why not pull up articles on how missiles are being literally ‘blown’ into the sea or how fog appears to cover the Jewish soldiers movement. I was in the navy and was on a submarine and it flooded and by every account I shouldn’t be alive. I will tell you plainly your attitude / pride is keeping you from recognizing that the universe is the handiwork of our Creator.

      “How long will you simple ones love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge”
      Proverbs 1:22

      • Amen brother!!! Perfect rebuttal.

        Great scripture reference btw.

      • III

        So in other words, no proofs at all, just rumours over dem intrenets. Been in the military? How many times have taht claim been made?

        The same could be said for you, leaping at the idea that the OT bible is the creator´s own word and not that of dozens of generations of goat-molesting desert dweller.

        Murder, slavery, rape, the OT bible and quran contains plenty of that.

        If any entity wrote or inspired it, it is more likey to be Satan or something just as bad.

        • Kent Harris

          What causes people not to examine the facts behind what we see in this world. We accept the Law of Gravity but then you take it a step further and ask the question why do we have the Law of Gravity? We accept that all of us are made up of DNA but why are we made up of DNA and not something else? People rebel against that what is obvious. Take this country for instance, we seem to realize unless you are living under a rock that this country is going against the natural law. One, you don’t become a debtor nation or you don’t make laws which runs counter to the family.

      • El mico

        There’s no knowledge in the bible. It’s all propaganda and you bought it. You only believe in “god” because your parents did, not from any informed decision. Who should wake up? You should.
        Who could put any faith in a book written 200yrs after the supposed incident took place, then translated 10 different ways to suit whoever was in charge at that time.
        You may have guessed I’m an atheist. I was brought up Christian but sore through that lie.
        I visit this site for an alternative view on news you just don’t get from the MSM but I’m constantly amazed at the posters here who cry liberty or death but are happy to have their lives ruled by some stories about magic and make believe.
        God is the biggest conspiracy of all.

        • K

          For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God 1 Corinthians

        • tmk

          It is called Faith, you either choose to believe or not, do not hate those of us that believe that the Bible is God’s spoken word.

    • El mico


  • K

    Let me see. I f I was the bought and paid for U.S. Government. And I knew an economic collapse was very close. Now add to that I am a total coward, and know the people will blame me. I need a scapegoat. Yup the economy collapsed, because so many are sick. If I wanted to use ebola for a scapegoat, where would I introduce it for maximum impact? Maybe someplace near Wall St. Not saying any such thing is happening, sure it is just a coincidence. Just something to make you go hmmmm.

    • dmitry

      K, I agree on that.

    • III


      What Would Al-Quaida Do? Taking a sample of the disease won´t be that much of a problem.

      Later, samples are sent to cells in the US, who then spread it into water suppplies, tens of thousands could be contaminated in a short period of time.

      • neal

        Would it contaminate water or would the vast volumes involved dilute it. It isn’t a disease that multiplies in water.
        A far greater risk is that Western society depends on millions of third world immigrants to do the menial tasks. 99% of them are decent guys trying to get ahead but that still leaves many thousands who could be spitting on your fast food, wiping a contaminated swab over your fork or smearing their sweaty armpit on the lip of your cup.
        You won’t show symptoms for weeks and by then that one guy could have done that action to thousands of customers. If that fast food joint is on an Interstate then the entire US is contaminated.

      • Guest

        More effective to start the spread in cities like Portland, OR or other locations with an abundance of IV Drug users who share needles, have poor hygiene, etc… It would take a while for people to figure out what was going on since most of them are sick to some degree already. Scary stuff.

        • Kim

          On a side note- did hear they are closing three Nordstroms in Portland in January 2015? Clackamas town center, Lloyd center and Vancouver mall.

          • piccadillybabe

            Noticed this summer that so many stores are closed especially on the tourist trail. Nordstroms is very high end. Who can afford the prices?

      • Demi Monde

        You people are veritable nutjobs.

        • K

          Yup, your right, everything is just rainbows and unicorns. If you wish to share your opinion, why do you have your previous opinions locked away? Is there a noticeable pattern to them?

          • Demi Monde

            Because you are a nutjob!

          • K

            As I thought shill.

          • Demi Monde

            That makes no sense. Shill for what? Can you offer any proof for your accusation of being a shill, lol?

        • English Kev

          not just your bog standard nutjob then?
          I am flattered to foick.

        • Because we are doing contingency planning. What it all boils down to is that in such a situation there would not be much we could do. I don’t think exchanging ideas is being a nut job. Ebola does have potential to spread. Maybe instead of name calling you could share your reasons why we are so wrong.

          • mhm

            He won’t because he’s a bootlicking troll, a slave for his masters’ crumbs.

          • Bill

            Good point, but I stand by my right to call the imposter what he is.

      • hendrik1730 .

        Don’t give them ideas ….

    • alan

      Absolutely! The steady flow of crises are almost daily now. I suspect the banks are about to go belly up and something will be needed to divert attention from the bankers so they can make a clean escape.

      • laura m.

        Just read there are six cases if suspected Ebola in NYC at this time. They are in Quar, until tests come back. Someone in the hosp. must of leaked info to the press on a pay phone.

        • piccadillybabe

          The planes transporting the victims landed at the airport about a mile from my house to “refuel.” The news media reassured the populace here that there was no risk. A little to close for comfort.

    • laura m.

      Also thousands have switched plane rides several times, and could be anywhere in the world, many in other countries may come down with it. Time will tell.
      The Elite have few cards left to deal, desperate men take deserate actions, could use as bio weapon and take advantage of all the publicity on the media to start a false flag. Gestapo will be activated, DHS, ms13 gangs will be recruited; may be all over folks. Americans are sooo dumbed down it’s pathetic. Will there be any real men left to stand up for us? Patriots seem to be isolated unto themselves for years now.

      • moriyah

        Will there be any real women to stand by those men?

      • With the behavior of ms-13, they will be exposed faster than anyone.

  • dontblamemeborn1981

    I guess if the potential Ebola victim in New York City does in fact have the virus, I guess we’re done for. I just hope I can make it to my thirty-third birthday on August 21st, but I guess that could be too much to ask.

    • Chikugunya

      that’s been their plan, I would presume, the whole time…evil b*tards.

  • grumpyhillbilly

    Pardon my cynicism. But if this guy is diagnosed with Ebola, they’ll lie about it. The lie will be done under the auspices of keeping things calm. However its likely they really, really want a pandemic to effect the masses. The bird flu and swine flu just didn’t do it. Now we have Ebola, and our elite are keeping their fingers cross.

    • Ever try to keep a helium filled balloon in car?

      Well, in spite of their efforts to squash the truth, the truth will eventually surface and at the rate this Ebola seems to be traveling, I suspect it has the ability to be airborne despite what they tell us.

      Nasty balloon for sure!


      This is like playing with a blow torch in a gasoline warehouse.

  • Richard O. Mann

    The Bible is our source of “God said” It’s been pretty dead on so far.

    • For a book that literally brings life to those who live by it, hearing you say; “it’s been pretty dead on”….makes me chuckle.

      But your point is 1 million % spot on. Every word in the book is truth. Plain and simple. Sometimes I wonder if we are in the midst of the tribulation.

  • Dam Doc

    imagine a dirty bomb that spews Ebola body fluid soaked towels, carried across our open southern boarder and delivered by a guy who otherwise would have been wearing a suicide vest.. Not so far fetched, eh?

    • Orange Jean

      Please don’t give them any damn ideas!

    • tom

      Gyms and health clubs could be areas that spread the disease. Sweat from workouts on exercise equipment could spread to others


      If you can think of it and I can think of it, they have already thought of it.

    • III

      No need for that. Jihadist agent can carry the Ebola sample in a pen for example.
      After he or her gets off the airport, the agent meets up with a jihadist cell that will cultivate the sample and spread it to other cells, cultivating it further.
      Then, they go for the water supplies or just drive with a car or truck that releases Ebola through the exhaust pipe, it drives around from morning to evening, contaminating half a million in New York alone.

  • libsareajokeandeffeminate

    gary the racist supports the most dangerous man ever to hold the office of the President: barrack hussein obama

    clearly, gary is a racist

    • Chikugunya

      How can u say that about our beloved Emperor..oops, President Typhoid Barry (TB for short). Ebola knows no racial distinction, so Pres TB is the least racist president EVER!! Remember, he always tells us the truth. Didn’t he tell his Muslim father about the cherry tree he chopped down in his Christian youth with his time spent in Muslim Indonesia? And he told us that Ebola is not an airborne disease, so we needn’t fret.

      (this has been brought to you by SarcasmErUs)

    • English Kev

      Nah. Just a w@nker.

  • eugene

    Where can I get a cheap space suit for work?

  • Tatiana Covington

    What Will It Mean? “We R F’d!”

  • 2Gary2

    “If wages reflect merit, why do they seem so arbitrary? Are the richest
    executives 50 or 100 times better at their jobs than their predecessors
    were in 1980? Are they 20 times more skilled and educated than the
    people immediately below them, even though they went to the same
    business schools?”

    George Monbiot, The rich want us to believe their wealth is good for us all, Guardian, July 29, 2014


  • 2Gary2

    OH yeah I love this guy–tax the rich to educate the kids. I love it.

    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor in Pennsylvania who will
    face GOP incumbent Tom Corbett in November, believes that the state
    needs to pay a bigger share of K-12 costs and
    take the burden off local property taxes. To that end, the Associated
    Press reports, he wants to raise taxes on high earners while reducing
    taxes for middle-class households and exempting those with relatively
    low earnings from his new taxes entirely.

    • III

      Except education spending in the good ol´ USA have been pretty high actually, no lack of fundings, still the results are complete s***. Millions of students dumb as a rock.

      It is just that efficiency, standards and management is low even by third-world standards.
      We are just going to taxe the rich and lower taxes you, the little guy.

    • Joe Kleinkamp

      For the first time in all of your sorry posts you may have a valid point. Tom Wolf is one of society’s producers. He built and runs a business that employs a lot of Americans. He realizes the frackers need to pay back to Pennsylvanians a share of the natural resources they are taking from beneath Pennsylvania’s surface. You, my friend, get the “Blind squirrel” award for today’s comment. But, I assure you, Tom Wolf as a businessman realizes the consequences of over taxation and that you do not make society better by punishing the rich to reward the lay abouts.

      • 2Gary2

        agreed about the lay-abouts, however, what about the WORKING poor? Why should my taxes subsidize walmarts etc low wage business model by paying food stamps etc for their low wage employees when walmart can easily pay a living wage and stop externalizing their costs to tax payers? The average walmart costs $900,000 per store to tax payers. All of a sudden those low prices do not seem so low do they.

  • Paul

    Brantly, one of the American’s infected with Ebola was given ZMapp, an experimental drug. Apparently his condition improved dramatically within in an hour of taking the drug. I find this story almost too good to be true. Ebola first originated in 1976 and a cure was never found. Then poof ZMapp is given to Brantly and he improves right away. I hope the drug is effective, I just find the story too good to be true.

  • Steve

    I’m a fan of this site since 2011, but since the economic collapse is not imminent, this site is just a doom & gloom site grasping at straws at everything negative it could possibly find. The sky is always falling. The sun never shines. What a miserable lot.

    • Phil from Germany

      The collapse is already here if you look around, nobody said it would be a mad max secenario from day 1.


        Spot on! See my comment above.

      • piccadillybabe

        True, we are living it right now although many vehemently are in denial and would rather not discuss it.

      • ian

        the collapse is nowhere near. I live in Denver and i have never seen so much wealth in my life. Eery major city is jam packed with wealthy people, middle class whites, and million dollar lofts. I have travelled to many third world countries and i can say with a straight face, we have many many many years to go before this country is impoverished. This site and others like it are transparently nothing more than negativity generators.

        • Orange Jean

          Depends on where you are. For your next vacation, I recommend you go to New England. Go up to Maine, not in summer and not on the coast. Plenty of poverty there, though people have learned to live with it. I know people who only got indoor plumbing a few years ago and I know plenty of people there who only have wood stoves for heat. Then take a side trip to Roxbury, MA before you return. Go for a walk by yourself at night… you might never get back to Denver.

          I can also think of dozens of places in southern CA where you’ll find deep poverty. Compton, El Centro, Pomona… to name a few.

          Just because you have enough money yourself doesn’t mean there’s no poverty in this country… and just because there are places in every state where there are some well off people… doesn’t mean we aren’t going to hell in a handbasket.


      In 1929, the stock market crashed but it was not until 1932 that we hit bottom. It took awhile but we got there. Listening to James Rickards who wrote Currency Wars and the Death of Money, he maintains we have been in a Depression since 2008. We have covered it up with QE and keeping the Zombie Banks alive so this is not your grandpappy’s Depression but it is a Depression all the same. We don’t have breadlines but when you have 50MM using EBT cards, you have the functional equivalent. We have been fortunate but we are now a prisoner of events. Our President has eviscerated our borders and the rule of law. If Ebola takes off, it will push us over the edge very quickly.

    • Mike Smithy

      The economy has already collapsed. QE is temporarily masking it’s effects. Comparable to when Wiley Coyote is chasing the elusive Roadrunner and eventually finds himself over a cliff but defying gravity for a few seconds. Mark my words, there is no recovery and there is nowhere to go but down.

  • Melody Rae

    They should of never brought that person to the USA, I think they have large enough hospitals for treatment where they were, if they had done something when HIV started back in the late 70.. Millions of people did not have to die, who makes these decisions anyway..mankind is going to kill them selfs, out of sheer stupidity

    • III

      Circa 30 millions by 2009, officially.

  • Justin Case2

    NY is one of the places that would deserve such a plague. I would also like to curse California as well as all the states north of the Mason Dixon line.


      Do you like to eat? California is the nation’s salad bowl. If trucks could come and go, the nation will go hungry quickly.

      • Daddyotis

        Er, Cali is more like the nation’s Dust Bowl at the moment. Salad bowl wouldn’t realistically describe it with the “exceptional” drought it is currently experiencing.

        Grow your own garden NOW!

    • Gay Veteran

      go join al qaeda

  • Magnus

    Hysterics. Nigeria got its first case more than two weeks ago, a man who had flown in to Lagos from Liberia via Togo. So far, no person has got ebola in Togo. In Lagos, a city with a population of 20 million, so far only one more person has got ebola, and that was the doctor of the patient.

    If Nigeria can contain the illness, surely the US can.

    • hendrik1730 .

      They got now 7 more cases reported, man. Officially.

  • Hawaiianfive0

    I can’t handle any more depressing news. There is already a hurricane headed my way. Seems like bad times are really hitting hard.

    • Orange Jean

      Not to make light of things, but have you ever been through a hurricane? I’ve been through quite a few and most aren’t all that bad if you don’t do something dumb, like ignore evacuation orders. Being afraid doesn’t make you make better choices and doesn’t help you at all.

      I have family in Florida who kind of laugh them off. I’ve been in worse storms than some hurricanes I’ve been in. Yes, Katrina was bad, but mostly because of the location (below sea level) and the fact that people didn’t leave when they were told.

      Are you living on the beach or something? If so, get out to high ground. If not, time to hunker down… most hurricanes pass without killing a lot of people – just a lot of rain and wind. Stay indoors, unless you’re one of those first responders required to go to work. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is a great time to go surfing or watch the waves… I know someone who got swept out to sea that way, never to return.

      So go grab yourself some fresh pineapple before the stores get mobbed and let the rest of us know how you’re doing or how things went when it passes. Good luck!

  • tom

    Crime would spike! Members of law enforcement would not or could not report for work. Fires could burn out of control as firefighters wouldn’t or couldn’t report in

  • Phil from Germany

    The woman who died in the UK was proven not to have Ebola. Ask yourself this question, who profits from everyone bieng scared to death ?. Answer, the drug companys. Just like the bird flu, and every other pandemic scare. The bird flu back fired big time here, nobody bought the story, and alot of vaccines were destroyed after shelf life expired


      They would say that now wouldn’t they? I mean the ramifications of admitting that someone with Ebola had just landed in London or NYC would cause mass panic. I might be tempted to fib a bit myself. Now, please tell me why any flights from the “hot zone” should not be banned and the border sealed? Check out the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic. 500K dead here alone. 1 in 4 infected and this was in the days before air travel. Bottom line, we can’t trust the government anymore. We must all pay attention. Thank God for the Internet.

  • III

    **** your science, it is just socialist BS I tell ya!

    A tribe of goat-molesting primitive desert dwellers said so over 2000 years ago so… so it must be true, they knew better! How? Cuz GOD choose them, of course!
    Just like Ash Ketchup choose Pikachu, not more civilized and/or far less murderous peoples.
    That is why the temple was never destroyed by victorious conquerors, hebrews never lost any battles to foreign powers and where never persecuted or subjugated in over 2000 years.

    1948 (where german-made machineguns where used), 1956, 1967 and 1973 where all victories given by yaweh.
    Not at all because israelis had better organization, military technology, tactics, where generally more competent and skilled than the arabs.

  • overit

    think uSSa already qualifies for utter madness before anything else hits 🙂

  • jakartaman

    If not ebola this time it will be something that hits humanity hard. Its been 2000 years we are in the 70th jubilee end cycle
    2015-2016. If you think humanity is in charge – you are an arrogant liberal.

    • martae

      You could just be a victim of normalcy bias, or gullible.

  • Selaretus

    Even more frightening than the virus is the notion that Monsanto has been put in charge of developing a vaccine. Of course, a ‘marker’ will be included in it so the Gestapo can screen people on the street or in your car to see if they have been innoculated, Then two choices: 1.) receive the vaccine on the spot or 2.) be immediately sent to a FEMA camp ‘for your own safety’.

  • alan

    This story will be replaced by another crisis shortly. Even if this person has it they will report it as negative. The stawk market will close in the green.

  • martae

    With a few simple precautions, the transmission rate of ebola would be near zero. Here are a few to consider.

    Limit trips away from home to necessary ones.

    When away from home, wear disposable, or disinfect-able rubber gloves.

    When away from home, don’t touch anything you don’t have to, especially yourself.

    When bringing anything home, leave it outside in the sun for a few hours, or spray it with a sodium hypochlorite solution(household bleach), which ever seems appropriate.

    Avoid crowded indoor venues when possible.

    When in a crowd, clothe your entire body, and wear a simple fabric dust mask. Spend some time in the sun before taking them off.

    Disinfect your gloves before taking them off.

  • Kim

    I’m am posting from Naches Nile, Washington today at the eastern foothills of the Cascades. It’s hot and beautiful here- the air is clean, the water is clean.

    Yesterday I hiked up to a water fall up near Chinook Summit –not too far from Mt Rainier. There wasn’t a soul on the trail (Pleasant Valley trail head) besides me.

    I am thinking about buying a home up here. Seriously, I am really tired of the worlds problems. My advice for everyone- STAY OUT OF CROWDED CITIES AND ANYWHERE ELSE LARGE CROWDS GATHER. PREPARE AND ENDURE.

    • Priszilla

      When is the superbowl?

      • Jodie Lynn Gaeta

        February. Don’t go.

    • K

      Mountains are a good idea, just do not know about those mountains. Gray wolves and Grizzlies have been seen in the cascades. Add to that volcanic and earthquake activity in the area. Mud slides, large fires, and the third largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the U.S. is less than 100 miles away. I looked in that area at one time. Just found it to have a few too many drawbacks. Lovely place to visit.

      • Kim

        I grew up here. I know my way around and I am familiar with the back roads and trails. Hanford is far enough away, I guess. And forest and wilderness areas do usually have wild animals. There are cougars here too but there are also cougars and wolves and bears down in Portland where I live.

    • Orange Jean

      Mountains are beautiful but be sure you are also aware of the risk of and prepared to deal with wildfires… I don’t know about the risk levels for the Cascades (how dry, how often they have them), but fires will travel uphill… you need to make sure you have multiple escape routes if that happens.

      PS I was living in the mountains in San Diego County (Alpine) during the Cedar Fire in 2003. Fortunately I knew every which way out of town and which back roads were safe… but a lot of them dead end. Because the fire was threatening to jump the freeway (which it did) we were told not to use the freeway heading toward San Diego when evacuating. I evacuated using one of the small backroads, switchback with no guardrails, but I knew exactly where that road goes and had travelled it frequently. It would be easy to make a mistake there though, if you aren’t familiar with the backroads enough to know which were safe to use for evacuating… and which deadend.

      There was one person who died in my town because she lived where one of the back roads dead ended and didn’t evacuate on time.

      • Kim

        Well, I didn’t mean to say I was going to get a cabin in the mountains. I am thinking more about a house in a community called Naches Nile at the eastern foothills of the Cascades.

        Not sure about fire danger up here but the sign said “very high”. But I suppose that is a risk in any wooded area in the summer.

  • Kim

    Oh, and there is a possibly case of this Ebola in India now.

    • English Kev

      Well it seems a non discrimanatory virus if nothing else.

  • DJohn1

    Concerning a fatal disease on contact.
    You don’t have enough wages in the world to get me to treat a patient with Ebola.
    Most of the work is done by people that are Certified Assistants in nursing homes. The RNs and Doctors are not normally in contact with these people. And yes, we have had several rather deadly diseases treated by people that are not RNs. After the 2,000 dollars a day route, they are often delegated to a Nursing Home.
    These people do not get top wages. They are often on the line between poor and poverty. So asking them to place their lives and those of their family in jeopardy is a no-win situation for most of them.
    Personally I would tell management at the nursing facilities to go pound sand. But that means losing your car, your house, and anything else of value to you. The person not working before the public is likely to survive.
    The problem is that so many jobs out there involve multiple contracts with the public herd that may or may not be infected with a disease they are more than willing to share with anyone that they can share it with.
    All those jobs are going to be in jeopardy. I wouldn’t do it.
    It basically means we are going to have to invent a new way of doing things that does not involve breathing the same air as the public somewhere down the road if this Ebola Virus goes postal.

  • NoHopeLeft

    Now, lets send those people back that insisted on going over there to help in the first place, and ALL of their black cousions back to help them as well and we’ll get rid of TWO MAJOR diseases in the US!!!

  • RealityCheck

    There will not be an Ebola pandemic. There will however, be a continuing feeling of paranoia by people who lack the mental resources to improve their own condition in life. There is a lot of money to be made selling survival gear, gold, and any other “the sky is falling” supplies.” I have no interest in buying land in Panama to survive the crisis. I am not saying that you should not prepare for natural disasters…just don’t go overboard.

    • GetHubNub

      Guess you wouldn’t have listened to Noah in this day and age either.

      • Gay Veteran

        find that ark yet?

  • Priszilla

    If people are out of work they wont need to travel. Ebola is quite self limiting. If you don’t touch sick people more than necessary. In UK no doctor or nurse ever touched me with bare hands.

  • Priszilla

    There is so much going on.
    Mumps, measles, pertussis, salmonella, dengue, chungkunya, plague. And that’s just the USA.

  • Bill

    Enough of this Ebola false flag— on with the real issues.
    Monsanto will soon announce a vaccine to protect (infect) America. Stock market down again. Ukraine Hot again. Many more issues while the imposter slurps and golfs in the vineyard.

  • libsareajokeandeffeminate

    hey gary, how are your friends in Hamas?

  • Nicknakthetruthspeaker

    I just came back from Asia, I m coughing feel weal, I have Ebola symptoms I m sure … Now give me 1 million dollars or I go spit on everyone….

  • jomo

    i know you people live for this stuff..but there will be no ebola outbreak in this country.
    and it is not some government plan to take the heat off the economy.

    unleashing something that knows no difference between the average person and some rich banker hardly seems like a plan…sheesh

  • s gre

    IT IS NOT ABOUT PANIC, IT IS ALL ABOUT BEING INFORMED, AND ACTING ACCORDINGLY: That doctor and nurse now in the U.S., who contracted Ebola while in Africa, were experienced medical professionals wearing hazmat (hazardous material) suits! And yet they STILL became infected! The suit offers “barrier” protection for the person inside – from the Ebola virus outside. Before exiting the suit the person inside enters a “wash-down” area where the suit surface, contaminated with the virus, can be spray-washed. Some of the “spray” hitting the contaminated suit-surface picks up virus particles and aerosolizes them. If the spray droplets are large enough, they can be contaminated like any other surface…and they CAN be INHALED!! Given that very possible, unfortunate yet fatally ideal situation, these contaminated aerosolized particles can then be inhaled by the person exiting the suit. The surface of SNEEZE droplets which are also very large can ALSO be contaminated and also either inhaled or land on and contaminate other surfaces! One person infected with Ebola exhibiting “flu-like” symptoms thus contagious and riding the NYC subway during rush hour, coughing, sneezing, and touching, can result in a situation in less than two weeks worse than fifty 911’s!!!! Indeed, the Five Boroughs of NYC in less than a month could be an entirely quarantined geography!! And what is the MOST vulnerable un-protected American Portal-Of-Entry for Ebola?? Not the airports, but the Southern Border with Mexico! Just ONE child (with the possibility of many) intentionally infected with Ebola then as per OBAMA’s current immigration policy squirreled into a major U.S. city and enrolled into a public elementary school(s) most of which will re-open in the next few weeks…and it will then be…for America….game…OVER!!!!
    50 million abortions, rampant homosexuality, entrenched visceral cultural and political assault on Christianity…..truly an apocalyptic consequence…befitting apocalyptic crimes!!

  • Watcher

    A 72 year old woman dropped dead after arriving in NYC from Sierra Leone. At this point in time, if she had Ebola, she would have been bleeding from every oriface, coughing uncontrollably, sneezing uncontrollable and sweating profusely from an extremely high temperature. What? Nobody even mentions this fact. They have to “find out”if she has Ebola?? HUH?? Come on, let’s be real about this.

  • snorkelhumper

    listen…the only time I’m going to be worried over this sensationalism is when I see Ebola claim more than 23,000 deaths a year in the US alone. (roughly the same as the flu’s numbers.) so until then…its business as usual. now get back to work!

    • Gay Veteran

      good point

  • guest

    Can anyone tell me why flights were not grounded in Africa immediately following this outbreak? ‘They’ have been letting people fly in and out of the country even AFTER the WHO declared this thing was out of control. WTF is that about?

    • susieq

      And why are flights from Africa still being accepted to America which they are, and why have the borders not been sealed, which they have not. Treason, anyone??

  • RickCarufel

    The questions you ask are completely irrelevant because even if that man has Ebola they will lie and say he didn’t have it. We won’t know about it until people are dropping in the streets.

  • Paulinthedesert

    If I have any symptoms of Ebola, I’m heading to Israehell.
    Private planes aren’t searched , so, I’ll make it there for certain. Then, I’m going to visit every mall and synagogue possible, before I’m looking obviously really sick, and shake every person’s hand I can within the limits placed on me. I’ll die with a smile on my face!

  • Some_dude

    This post reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of ebola.

    These comments reveal a fundamental misunderstanding of reality.

  • RJ King

    The banksters are planning their exit by creating a pandemic diversion.

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