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  1. Video - People Leaving Ebola Quarantine Zone

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Another Ebola outbreak in Africa this time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC. A quarantine zone was set up, and three people left the zone. Examples go all the way back to the middle ages of people fleeing cities. During outbreaks of the plague people would flee the cities. This...
  2. UK Government admits Ebola was a threat, UK unprepared for next epidemic

    British Isles and ROI
    I just read a BBC report that I thought was worth sharing. The link is below. In short we are not currently able to produce vaccines fast enough to meet demand should we see an outbreak in the UK of Ebola. "We are also concerned that, in the unlikely but possible event of a domestic outbreak...
  3. Specialization

    General Discussion
    A thought occurred to me. There are so many possible threats out there, that seem to require in depth research and special educational background, that no 1 human could possibly hope to gain enough background knowledge to wade through all of the conflicting reports and arrive at true knowledge...
  4. Would you take the pill?

    General Discussion
    Recently there have been two threads about vaccinating (one being mine) and people have strong feelings about it on both sides. That got me wondering about vaccinations in general and recent events. So here is the question: If they came out with a vaccination to protect against ebola would you...
  5. Ebola The perfect Terrorist weapon

    Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Ebola The perfect Terrorist weapon Ebola virus disease (EVD; also Ebola hemorrhagic fever [EHF]), or simply Ebola. With all the talk about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in the news through out the world what has not been taken into consideration or even elevated by any news outlets or the Obama...
  6. Ebola the most over hyped thing since Y2K?

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    The reason I use Y2K as the comparison is if you know the 1st thing about it you understand why its so insane. Ebola has almost no ablitty to spread it can only be transferred by direct contact with bodily fluids of someone that has been infected and can not last on a surface outside the body...
  7. Ebola Links What Do You Think

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    found this 2 pages while searching to see what was happening with ebola cases and ran into this pages do you guys think it is good preparation or this people over paranoid with the masks and body suites etc... 1Link...
  8. What It Takes To Recover From Ebola

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    This is what it takes to be cured of ebola according to 12 board-certified critical care specialist MDs, all of whom were directly involved in treating this one patient. Be sure and read the the part WHY YOU AIN'T FIXING THAT AT HOME I imagine this is what you'd expect to receive from Emory or...
  9. Another Infection in New York

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    A 5 yr old boy, just returned from a visit to Guinea,was taken from his Queens apt by people in Haz-Mat suits,with all the clinical signs of The Big E...and 4 members of his household in quarantine... how many people did he contaminate?
  10. Ebola in New York

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Why isn't there a thread about New York? http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/10/23/health-care-worker-being-tested-for-possible-ebola-at-new-york-city-hospital/ I told yall it aint over yet
  11. Ebola will be forgotten in 5...4...3...2.....

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    This situation will only become news again if a large number of people get infected. if it is held to 2 to 3 people per week the media will stop covering it sooner rather then later.... just like everything else. Agree / disagree?
  12. Question about CDC talking points on no travel restrictions.

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    The CDC director stated the following, First, if we issued a temporary suspension of non-essential visas we would not need to track (to what ability is uncertain See: Ebola Airplane Nurse) those individuals. So why not institute a visa suspension for non-essential travel? Second, is the...
  13. Ebola Potential is the black plague

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    I touched on this in an earlier thread, but I think it's a subject worthy of a thread. "Athenians suffered a sudden onset of severe headache, inflamed eyes, and bleeding in their mouths and throats. The next symptoms were coughing, sneezing, and chest pains; followed by stomach cramps...
  14. Ebola and you

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    What have you learned from this whole Ebola scare? How has it impacted your preps? Has it started to impact you financially? Do you think Ebola is real or a front for US troops to land on African soil?
  15. Being prepared for quarantine or this would be you

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Wonder if they thought the government would help them.... What I don't understand is why would a broken refrigerator mean hungry kids.... Yah said there had been difficult times for the family, being cooped up together. "A thunderstorm knocked out electricity for two days and a broken...
  16. Tom Clancy's Pandemic Warning

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    I found this on another site. This may be happening now or about to start. Seek Peace with the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, while there is time. Tom Clancy’s Pandemic Warning! The video below from deceased author Tom Clancy’s “The Division” game is suddenly getting a lot of attention and...
  17. What are the last things you will enjoy doing before locking down in a pandemic?

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Some of these things I will miss if this gets big enough and we decide to lock down (until it panders out). Right now I'm savoring a spicy thigh sandwich from Church's Chicken. Took my kid to the leisure pool last Thursday. Going to a movie this Sunday. If this Ebola thing gets worse and things...
  18. Ebola - Supplies status in your area

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    These were getting lost in other threads so to be able to keep track of trends, shortages, runs, etc. please post here. Ill start: Massachusetts, Two stores I went into shortly after (within hours) the Doc who was treated in Nebraska was readmitted were completely wiped out of gloves, buckets...
  19. Assume 2-3 months before breakdown: what activities (not purchases) to take care of?

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Serious responses please (I know how some of you think) :rolleyes: Just got scared last night thinking about health care visits and other tasks that need to happen while we still have health care workers and regular businesses open in Texas: 1) routine dental and vision checkups for my family...
  20. Best mask or respirator for ebola

    Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Whats the best or respirator for Ebola prevention. I would like to purchase from Home Depot or Lowes. I dont want to spend a whole lot of money, maybe around $30 or $40 a piece.
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