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Uganda Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Local Prison

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While world markets are transfixed by what central planners in various continents may do, but really just say, a tragedy in Africa continues to develop, as the recently reported Ebola outbreak in the infamous country of Uganda, which is not Spain, has now spread to a local prison, even as the number of infected cases has doubled in the last several days since we first reported on this most recent Outbreak which luckily has for now not spread outside of the country. CNN reports: "The hospital at the center of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda is now dealing with 30 suspected cases, including five from Kibaale prison, Dr. Dan Kyamanywa said Thursday. Three patients at Kagadi hospital have been confirmed as having the virus, said Kyamanywa, a district health officer. Doctors are now testing the suspected cases urgently so they can separate confirmed cases from those who do not have the disease, Doctors Without Borders said. Suspected cases are still trickling into the hospital, Kyamanywa said. At least 16 people have died in the current outbreak."


"We do expect the number of suspected cases to increase," he said. "It's important to break transmission and reduce the number of contacts that suspected cases have."


There is a fear that the outbreak will spread to the capital, but it is unlikely, he said.


Many patients fled Kagadi hospital when Ebola was confirmed, he said, and the hospital is struggling to respond to all the call-outs to suspected cases.


"Right now there is no treatment for Ebola, so the most effective measure we can take is to contain the spread of the disease," said Olimpia de la Rosa, the Doctors Without Borders emergency coordinator for Uganda Ebola intervention.


"That is why we need to start working immediately. Other cases need to be rapidly identified because containment is what can stop it," said the expert from the aid group, which is also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres.


The Ugandan government has asked people in western Uganda to travel by public transport only if it is necessary.

Here one may wonder if, just as in the case of Fukushima, the media is not reporting the full severity of the situation:

Market day was canceled Wednesday after Uganda's president warned people not to gather in large groups.

Health officials urged the public to report any suspected cases, to avoid contact with anyone infected and to wear gloves and masks while disinfecting bedding and clothing of infected people. Officials also advised avoiding public gatherings in the affected district.


Teams in Uganda are taking an aggressive approach, including trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the virus and health workers have been gearing up for better protection of health workers and an influx of cases.


The workers include people from Uganda's ministry of health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

And of course, the biggest concern is getting one of those infected but asymptomatic on board of a plane and headed for Europe of the US. The resulting panic would be quite unwelcome. Or welcome, depending on one administration's need to force a social clamp down.

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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:06 | 2673432 veyron
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:09 | 2673450 Clueless Economist
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I wish we could put Jon Corzine in an Ebola-Infested, Third World hellhole prison in Uganda.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:13 | 2673466 idea_hamster
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...or Camden, NJ?

Coming soon to a town near you....

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:21 | 2673505 Richard Chesler
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...or Capitol Hill.

One can only wish.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:23 | 2673512 ZerOhead
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Ebola... you can't get that from opening an Ungandan Email can you?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:29 | 2673546 saturn
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Nope. Only from american one.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:32 | 2673564 Colombian Gringo
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Let's invite a few Ugandans to address Congress...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:40 | 2673613 AldousHuxley
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Time to send banksters there to do some community service.

Bonus if they get ebola and just die off in Africa. At least their fat will feed hungry Africans children.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:44 | 2673632 saturn
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Well, I am sure they would call for the intimidating powers of the Secretary of State, which would make the deadly disease to back off in a hurry. Becuase between gazing into the eyes of the Medusa and running away, I would rather choose the latter option.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:54 | 2673679 ZeroAvatar
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You can ward off the Medusas by carrying a bust of Hellary in your pocket.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:05 | 2673713 forexskin
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just hope this sucker doesn't go aerosol transmission, or we're headed for the Georgia Guidestones.

naaw, they wouldn't want that, would they?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:18 | 2673790 Randall Cabot
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I thought Bill Gates was over there vaccinating everybody against this stuff!?!?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 22:10 | 2674676 FEDbuster
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Major thinning of the herd, if this thing breaks out of Uganda.  What was the title of the book on Ebola?  I think it came out in the 1980s?  Terrible way to die, takes a couple weeks with lots of blood coming out all of your orifices.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 22:58 | 2674763 akak
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Terrible way to die, takes a couple weeks with lots of blood coming out all of your orifices.

So, what part do banksters play in this disease?  Clearly, they are involved somehow.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 23:22 | 2674797 FEDbuster
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"The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston 1994

Ebola is the real deal, not some bird, swine, etc...flu. 

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 01:06 | 2674932 cycloptron
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couple weeks is far too long for a banker...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:38 | 2673599 ZerOhead
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Apple users > IBola

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:43 | 2673622 AldousHuxley
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comes in a nice box, and that would be Chinese strain of the kind.

You have to wait in line for 2 days outside Apple Store though to get it.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:39 | 2673602 AlaricBalth
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This is the only notice you will receive.
Resistance or non-compliance will be met with extreme prejudice.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:22 | 2673511 AlaricBalth
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Let me know when the headline reads, "Ebola Outbreak Spreads To JP Morgan Executive Boardroom".

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:35 | 2673582 Papasmurf
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This sounds like a porn fantasy.  Where to I open my account? I'm looking for PPV, starting with the highest crooks.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:51 | 2673671 AldousHuxley
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doesn't even have to be that extreme with ebola and all.


just video tape kicking some bank exec in the balls and people will pay to see it.


heck, that should be Ron Paul's campaigning.

Motto: "I kick banksters in the balls"

Campaign Ad: "Ron Paul kicking banksters in the balls. This is all I need to demostrate to become the next president"

Forget writing books, just release "ball kickers gone wild DVD"

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:33 | 2673567 indio007
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That's just sick.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:36 | 2673575 Colombian Gringo
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Quoting Clueless economist: I wish we could put Jon Corzine in an Ebola-Infested, Third World hellhole prison in Uganda.


Heck, what did the Ugandans ever do to us to deserve Corzine? Ebola at least kills its victums rapidly, and leaves the financial system intact.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:44 | 2673619 Peter Pan
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:42 | 2673620 Peter Pan
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The suggestion to put Jon Corzine in a eubola infested prison in a third world prison in Uganda is depicable. I think the conditions and disease these inmates face are more than enough without introducing vermin like Corzine into their system.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:05 | 2673722 toms
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In addition to JC...add all Congressmen and lobbyists

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:14 | 2673764 LMAOLORI
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:19 | 2673806 Randall Cabot
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Don't forget Bankflein.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:45 | 2674113 Race Car Driver
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Closing of Places of Entertainment


All cinemas, theaters and other places of entertainment are to be closed immediately until further notice. Sports gatherings and all gatherings for purposes of entertainment and amusement, whether outdoor or indoor, which involve large numbers congregating together, are prohibited until further notice. This refers especially to gatherings for purposes of entertainment, but, people are earnestly requested not to crowd together in any circumstances.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:06 | 2673433 bob_dabolina
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Keep the hits rollin'

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:11 | 2673456 malikai
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Don't forget Anthrax.

Also, Oil, Diamonds, Gold, Copper, and increasingly Agricultural exports.

Africa is relevant.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:12 | 2673465 bob_dabolina
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What continent doesn't have that shit?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:14 | 2673470 malikai
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Europe, it's somewhat large trading partner.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:17 | 2673485 idea_hamster
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:21 | 2673508 bob_dabolina
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Does anything live in Antartica other than Al Gore funded yuppies looking for carbon tarnished snow flakes?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:29 | 2673541 Nobody For President
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:31 | 2673554 Lohn Jocke
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Of course! They have  Oil, Diamonds, Gold, Copper, and increasingly Agricultural exports.

Antartica is relevant.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:58 | 2673692 malikai
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+1 for solid trollage.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:09 | 2673745 akak
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Why do so many forget the first "c"?

It is Antarctica.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:09 | 2673746 Quantum Nucleonics
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Antarctica has vasts amounts of diamonds, gold, copper, oil, and all the rest.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:18 | 2673797 Widor
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They've got a nice lake preserved under millions of years of ice:

Probably will be the elites drinking source one day

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:28 | 2674352 Uncle Remus
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- China


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:09 | 2673447 Dr. Engali
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You know I'm not a big believer in the "end times"....but sometimes current events make me wonder.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:38 | 2673601 MachoMan
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on a long enough timeline...

If you hear someone say "the end of times" then hold on to your wallet...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:09 | 2673448 NERVEAGENTVX

Long dead n****R storage?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:18 | 2673492 Vincent Vega
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I didn't see a sign in the yard.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:23 | 2673514 ParkAveFlasher
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I buy good coffee because I like to taste it.  My wife goes shopping, she buys shit.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 02:53 | 2675006 MisterMousePotato
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That's because there isn't a sign there.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:19 | 2673495 General Decline
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You're talking about naggers, I assume? Naggers are sooo annoying.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:05 | 2674291 jumbo maverick
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Long flamethrowers for decon

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:10 | 2673452 zilverreiger
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Bullshit FUD, nothing to see here folks. Don't let them stick needles into you.

The Bill Gates Lizzard Scum

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:10 | 2673453 EscapeKey
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madagascar has closed its ports

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:33 | 2673565 Lohn Jocke
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:01 | 2673698 BlueCollaredOne
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Fun game.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:36 | 2673918 catacl1sm
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Madagascar has the awsomest animals. I have 2 tomatoe frogs and one blue Ambilobe Panther Chameleon from there. Very cool pets.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:12 | 2673461 GlomarHabu
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Has obama apologized yet for the USA causing ebola?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:19 | 2673494 Tippoo Sultan
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"We didn't build that."

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:46 | 2673642 saturn
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Somebody else did, aye?

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 06:34 | 2675106 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Has obama apologized yet for the USA causing ebola?

AnAnonymous first has to label it as another scheme by the US citizen middle class.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 06:50 | 2675113 nmewn
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The guys a trip...only in the AnAnus alternate

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:12 | 2673464 spanish inquisition
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I wonder how close is the nearest Bill and Melinda Gates Overpopulation Research Center.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 06:35 | 2675107 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Close enough, but not too close.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:15 | 2673467 Village Idiot
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Check out the book, Hot Zone.  A 'must read' if you'd like to get your head around the implications of a global oubreak of ebola.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:16 | 2673480 Clueless Economist
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or read an old Tom Clancy novel

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:25 | 2673522 Tippoo Sultan
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The Book of Revelation, "Masque of the Red Death," "War of the Worlds," "Andromeda Strain" -- humanity knows the potential endgame. This outbreak will end as have all the others: limited, and concluding as quickly as it appeared. That is the frustrating nature of Ebola zaire.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:36 | 2673588 financial apoca...
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Tippoo sultan is overhyped 

he was nothing

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:29 | 2673803 hedgeless_horseman
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For the (wo)man who has everything...

  • Scott Promask 40 / M98
  • Scott 40mm CBRN cannisters
  • Zytron 300 Coverall w/ Hood (tan)
  • North Mil Spec Butyl Gloves
  • Bleach...lots of it


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:07 | 2674019 malikai
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So I guess those things are useful for more than just bong hits and beer drownings in college then?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:21 | 2673472 FRBNYrCROOKS
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Let's send the FRBNY and Treasury in to solve the problem!!!!!! Put all the patients and Team Bernanke, with the Plunge Protection Team, and they will solve the problem. I think it would definitely solve the financial crisis and relieve American Taxpayers. 


I would ,certainly, be relieved.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:16 | 2673475 Divine Wind
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Threat Journal had a writeup on this situation this morning:

Alert Details: Ebola Outbreak in Uganda


"President Yoweri Museveni likewise warned Ugandans to avoid kissing,
 promiscuity and burying those who may have died from Ebola."


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:32 | 2673562 Enceladus
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I use this website to track emerging diseases and health issues.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:35 | 2673573 ZerOhead
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And to especially avoid kissing or engaging in promiscuous acts with the dead or those burrying the dead.


 Named after the Ebola River, in the Congo, it is also known as Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF). (Not to be confused with Very High Frequency Trading or VHFT)

 First known large outbreak in Zaire in 1976. 318 cases, 280 died, quickly. Later that same year, another outbreak in Sudan resulted in 284 reported cases and 156 deaths.

The outbreaks are often self-contained because they kill their hosts so quickly that they rapidly run out of people to infect.

The disease is so dangerous that the CDC responds to most outbreaks.

Once a patient is infected with Ebola, the incubation period is 4 to 16 days. The onset of disease is sudden, with fever, chills, headache, anorexia, and muscle pain. Read what follows after onset here. Death occurs within 7 to 16 days.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:16 | 2673478 Auburn
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Timing is everything! 

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived Thursday in the Ugandan capital Kampala, which has been hit by an Ebola outbreak and where she will spend one night before heading to South Sudan.

Maybe she'll pull a Princess Di and visit a prison while she's there.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:17 | 2673483 IndicaTive
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"Suspected cases are still trickling into the hospital,.."



Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:20 | 2673500 cougar_w
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ew ... gross.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:21 | 2673506 Tippoo Sultan
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In light of the symptoms of this viral affliction, a poor choice of words.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:26 | 2673524 IndicaTive
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If it gets worse, they will be flowing in, and then pouring in...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:10 | 2673749 forexskin
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and then popping in

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:22 | 2674338 TrainWreck1
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better than oozing in...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:12 | 2673762 Haager
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That made me think, trickling in... would accept it in case of Lepra!?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:10 | 2674025 malikai
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Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:17 | 2673486 Dr. Engali
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What's that movie? Contagion?....They will always tell you what they are going to do to you before they do it.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:40 | 2673903 Diet Coke and F...
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Simpsons movie plot?


Long "Dome Depot"

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:19 | 2674053 IndicaTive
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I watched it last night. Scary shit.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:18 | 2673487 lolmao500
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Shoot them in the head.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:23 | 2673513 SemperFord
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They aren't Zombies...yet!!!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:23 | 2673499 bdc63
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wonder how big the Uganda delegation to the olympics is ...

anybody else been reading Cliff High's work lately?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:47 | 2673653 web bot
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I'm not Clif High, nor am I associated with them... but his technology is talking about some virus to spread through the Olympics to be taken back to home countries. Hard to say if this is from his technology, or his personal ramblings.

The guy is of Iranian extraction, has vitriolic hatred for Jews and Catholics and is probably a nut... but his technology has made some very accurate hits... and some very accurate misses, so we'll need to watch and see. If he would just turn off the hatred and stick to presenting what the web bot technology is seeing, he'd have a bit more credibility.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:13 | 2673769 Haager
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Any chance some Ugandan-athlete already has the infection?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:20 | 2673502 Undecided
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This is all very interesting considering just a little while ago they announced Ebola was cured.



Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:35 | 2673576 CloseToTheEdge
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perfect. g&m an their pansy posters whack zh every chance they get

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:48 | 2673654 Undecided
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I am an avid zerohedge reader, doesn't mean i don't read other remind me of the far right or far left crowd your on the wrong site!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 21:20 | 2674558 CloseToTheEdge
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I read many others too, how else would I know who they whack and why.


Directing anyone to a site they belong on coincides with your Undecided Re-Mind !!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:14 | 2673772 Haager
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Canada is not Spain, err.. Uganda.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:09 | 2674307 jumbo maverick
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Ebola was cured? I'm glad to hear he is now healthy.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 22:40 | 2674738 jonjon831983
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The cure has limitations. ie. timing - seems if you know you have been infected for sure you can survive with treatment before "1 day" has passed.

"Dr. Kobinger’s next challenge is to push that 24-hour window to 72 hours. The tricky thing about treating Ebola is that it has a 10-day incubation stage: By the time a person starts to show symptoms, it’s too late."

"But 72 hours after infection, doctors can detect the virus in the blood – a trigger for treatment. A cure that was effective after that point would be much more useful."

Also, it appears to be known to be effective on monkeys.  They'd still need human trials if the opportunity arose... ie now and if they have enough to send out into the field.

Also, god knows how to store the cure, is it only viable in lab conditions and breaks down in hot/humid weather?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:21 | 2673507 Getting Old Sucks
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TPTB needed somewhere to incubate this shit before bringing it over here.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:28 | 2673537 ParkAveFlasher
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Incidentally, the local NYC papers just recently ran how the local hubs would be ground zero for contagion import:

So...another global international transit shutdown a la 9/11 in the works?  Protectionism spontaneously excused?  MOAR QE>?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:23 | 2673515 Stackers
Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:24 | 2673517 CloseToTheEdge
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"A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa."

maybe suckerberg is escorting shillary

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:19 | 2673805 Quantum Nucleonics
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"A squirel dying in front of your house..."  Very true: Squirrel's are the main natural reservior of the plague in North America.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:26 | 2673525 LFMayor
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Bonus round!  We could use some of that to clean our prisons out.  Beats the hell out of a Mariel boat lift.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:26 | 2673528 DanDaley
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When it arrives, best to be in B. F. Egypt...and that applies to a lot of things.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:28 | 2673534 the not so migh...
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AWWW shucks my vacation plans are screwed!!!!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:28 | 2674074 RichardENixon
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You could still go to the Sudan, or maybe the Congo. They are both lovely this time of year.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:28 | 2673535 geminiRX
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If a couple prisoners got it, likely the whole lot of prisoners have it.....depending on what the hygienic conditions of Ugandan prisons are.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:33 | 2674091 RichardENixon
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And depending on how much butt fucking is going on.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:12 | 2674314 jumbo maverick
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Coroner's quandary-
death by Ebola or death by unga bunga?

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:29 | 2673543 bob_dabolina
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We should immediately grant amnesty to all Ugandans and encourage them to seek refuge here in the U.S, infected or otherwise. 


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:33 | 2673566 SmittyinLA
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...or GW 

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:29 | 2673547 tony wilson
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Prince cuntish Philip, the Queen's skeletal plaything.

In the event that I am reincarnated, I would like to return as a deadly virus, to contribute something to solving overpopulation (1988)


bill fuckwit gates

"The world today has 6.8 billion people... that's headed up to about 9 billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we could lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent." 


"A total world population of 250-300 million people, a 95% decline from present levels, would be ideal."

Audubon magazine, interview with Ted Turner, 1996


"This is a moment to seize. The kaleidoscope has been shaken, the pieces are in flux, soon they will settle again. Before they do, let us re-order this world around us." 
- Tony filthy stinking liar  Blair, Tuesday, 2 October, 2001 

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:31 | 2673558 SmittyinLA
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I bet the Chinese working in Africa have an "unnatural" resistance to the airborne Ebola virus. 

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:22 | 2673821 Hobbleknee
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Lucy, esplain!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:47 | 2673967 Quantum Nucleonics
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Ebola, nor any of the hemorrhagic fever viruses, are airborne.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:36 | 2673590 Itch
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Statistically you have more chance of dying by tooth extraction...

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:00 | 2673693 akak
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Not in the South, where they let them rot and fall out naturally, as God intended.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 00:48 | 2674909 web bot
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Hey Mr. A.

I've cousins in the North that this also happens to!   :D

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:38 | 2673596 SokPOTUS
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I've seen this movie.  I get to wander around in an empty city; use whatever fast cars and other things that are available to me...and yeah, things may smell a bit for awhile, what with all the dead bodies and such, but eventually I'll meet a hot chick that also survived, and we can hook up.  Soon enough, we'll come across an amazingly diverse set of other survivors and re-start society with all of the current problems we face now; solving nothing.

Can't wait.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:45 | 2673635 bdc63
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... I'm pretty sure that NO ONE that reads zerohedge is going to be allowed to be one of the survivers ...but if it helps you sleep at night, hold onto your fantasy.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:19 | 2673802 Haager
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My ass, I don't ask for allowance. I'll  decide to go through no matter what they do.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:53 | 2673675 LFMayor
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Does it include Mary Katherine Stewart with a MAC-10?

That shit blew my mind at age 14.  Smoking Hot.  Night of  the Comet was filmed just for me, it seemed.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:00 | 2673696 farmerjohn2112
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"Weekend at Bernie's", bitchez!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:39 | 2673607 SheepDog-One
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I wish Ebola would infest Wash DC

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 15:40 | 2673608 Shizzmoney
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Paging hypocritical Neo Liberals........Paging hypocritical Neo Liberals.....Jeffery Sachs, Line 1........Jeffery Sachs, Line 1.....

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:07 | 2673740 rustymason
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The Camp of the Saints.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:27 | 2673862 Joe A
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Hats off for the couragious doctors and nurses in these hospitals in Uganda -which is not Spain.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:31 | 2673893 earleflorida
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A Virus is not a "'Mutual Assured [MAD] Destruction' - Weapon" created by man? No! It is rather nature itself bathing in `tranquil desperation' to right the landlord's wrong-- for all of mankind's stewards having had desecrated their mother with indescribable savagery. Having cast 'mother nature' as, but a modern day apostasy hand maiden prematurely written out of history by its iconoclast 'NWO' masters,...

Ebola could be our next Bubonic? Black Plague in Africa is so sad!


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:28 | 2673906 Oldrepublic
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you might find the section on population interesting in this remarkable video by a retired professor at the U. of Colorado

Albert A. Bartlett's lecture on "Arithmetic, Population, and Energy

4,500,967 views as of 2007 utube

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 12:38 | 2676135 earleflorida
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Great link [watched the entire 8 parts] ---placed link in personal files for future reference.

thankyou, Oldrepublic :-))

Ps. Reality is such a hard pill to swallow when we're aware that it is but only a placebo for our innate denial of mortality? 

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 16:52 | 2673982 pan
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"which is not Spain"

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:18 | 2674049 q99x2
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Yuk it is almost as bad as what is coming out of Washington and Wall Street. The FED is much much more of an in process threat that is killing people around the world.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:18 | 2674050 Rentier
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16 deaths and 30 infected is an "outbreak" or as some news outlets calling an "epidemic",  think there needs be few zeros behind those numbers before they can claim either of those.  Over 6 billion people on planet and they call 16 dead either of those?!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:35 | 2674102 RichardENixon
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I like to panic as much as the next person, but it seems to me this Ebola virus kills its host too fast to be a good candidate for causing a worldwide pandemic.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 17:47 | 2674128 Skip
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"Here one may wonder if, just as in the case of Fukushima, the media is not reporting the full severity of the situation"

Well when the Toronto Star covered the conviction of 52-year old Ontario civil servant Johnson Aziga, nation of origin, UGANDA, for causing the death of many White Canadian women through AIDS and not telling them, they in first printing mentioned that the reason the death toll was so high and so fast was that it was a UGANDAN strain of HIV. In the next edtion of that story the reference to the potent Ugandan strain was deleted--politically incorrect you see. Better the white sheep don't know about it, could cause less than a celebratory viewpoint of immigration from the 3rd world.

Travel into the US from Asia, Africa, South America, is constant and with no checks. Heck Mitt and Obama want them to STAY...

EBOLA; Mexican Flu, renamed H5N1 avian influenza strain, can't be giving a negative impression of anything mexican you understand...then UNTREATABLE TB cases have been NUMEROUS in US last 10 years with travellers from Asia, Latin America bringing that joyous addition to our shores.

1st US case of Marburg fever confirmed in Colo.
The Associated Press - Feb 7, 2009
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) — The first U.S. case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever has been confirmed in Colorado, and authorities say the patient — who contracted the rare illness while traveling in Uganda — has since recovered.

The disease, caused by a virus indigenous to Africa, spreads through contact with infected animals or the bodily fluids of infected humans.


Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:26 | 2674347 Yen Cross
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"Jumping the Shark" , is passe'.  "Jumping the Ebola", is the new catch phrase!

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:39 | 2674375 squexx
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Maybe we can take up a special fund and sneak a bunch of them over the border into Israel so they can enrich the country with multi-culturalism.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 21:16 | 2674549 jjsilver
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Another government creation along with lyme and aids.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 21:40 | 2674602 geminiRX
Fri, 08/03/2012 - 02:16 | 2674989 TyrannoSoros Wrecks
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Dear ebola,

Good luck in Uganda and please visit Detroit soon.


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