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Ebola Doctor Allegedly Lied About NYC Travels

Ebola Doctor Allegedly Lied About NYC Travels

Ebola Doctor Allegedly Lied About NYC Travels

By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline

The doctor currently being treated for Ebola in New York lied to police about travelling around the city for six days before he was quarantined, it has been revealed.

Dr Craig Spencer initially told officers that he had isolated himself in his Harlem apartment after returning from Guinea where he had been treating people for the illness.

Ebola Doctor Allegedly Lied About NYC TravelsIt was only when cops checked his MetroCard and bank statement that they realised he had been roaming the city for nearly a week, visiting a sandwich shop, taking an Uber cab, and going bowling.

It was only when officers rang Dr Spencer and confronted him with the evidence that he confessed, according to the New York Post.

Dr Spencer is a Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers) volunteer who went to Guinea to help fight Ebola on September 16.

He spent a month working in treatment centres in close contact with sufferers, before flying to Brussels on October 14. After a three-day layover, he landed at JFK Airport on October 17.

He was screened for Ebola on arrival, but reported no symptoms and tests did not detect a trace of the deadly virus.

On October 21 he first reported feeling fatigued, but as he had no fever, vomiting, or diarrhea, he carried on with life as normal.

Over the next two days he rode the A and L train, visited The Meatball Shop restaurant, went running, played a game of bowling at The Gutter alley, and rode around in an Uber cab.

It was only on October 23 that he began to feel feverish, at which point he called Medecins Sans Frontiers who informed the New York Health Department. He was immediately quarantined.

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Video: Cleaning crews descend on home of doctor infected with Ebola

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Dr. Samadi: 230 DOCTORS Have Died from Ebola

Dr. Samadi: 230 DOCTORS Have Died from Ebola

Dr. Samadi: 230 DOCTORS Have Died from Ebola- “Still Don’t Know How They Can Possibly Get It”

David B. Samadi, the Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and a FOX News contributor, was on with Sean Hannity to discuss the potential Ebola outbreak in the US.

Dr. Samadi told Sean that 230 doctors have died from the disease in Africa.

Dr. Samadi: 230 DOCTORS Have Died from Ebola

“You cannot possibly be perfectly fine Wednesday night and then Thursday morning you have a fever of 103. We know that this disease is a moving target. You have to respect this virus… But the truth is you have a health care professional, we have 230 of these doctors who have died over there. We still don’t know how they can possibly get it. We keep saying bodily fluid, I get it. But the CDC guidelines is constantly changing.”

See also: Ebola Has Killed More Than 200 Doctors, Nurses, And Other Healthcare Workers Since June

Doctors Without Borders this week said that 16 of its staff had contracted Ebola in the current outbreak, and nine had died from the disease. Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor who heroically led Sierra Leone’s fight against Ebola, got sick and died in July; his colleagues opted not to give him the experimental ZMapp cocktail, which appears to have helped treat several Ebola patients.

We’ve been tracking the Ebola outbreak at the Advisory Board Daily Briefing, and my colleagues Juliette Mullin and Rich Van Haste have monitored how the current Ebola outbreak has hit health care workers especially hard.

Around the globe, about 400 health care staff have contracted Ebola, and more than 230 have died.

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Paul Offit Trying to Revoke Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to Vaccination

Paul Offit Trying to Revoke Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to Vaccination

Paul Offit Trying to Revoke Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to Vaccination


(NaturalNews) Introducing Dr. Paul Offit, the conflicted top pediatrician and millionaire vaccine producer and promoter who claims that a baby can theoretically tolerate 10,000 vaccinations at once. And he wants to make sure that your kids get their share.

Remember the lyrics from that Rolling Stones song “Sympathy for the Devil”? “Please allow me to introduce myself; I’m a man of wealth and taste… Pleased to meet you; Hope you guess my name; But what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game.”

Paul Offit Trying to Revoke Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to VaccinationSeems appropriate for Offit. In 2009 during a Philadelphia magazine interview, a reporter asked Offit if he was the Antichrist, and he replied, “I’m just one of the Devil’s many humble servants.” Maybe that whole conversation was tongue-in-check; maybe it was a huge Freudian slip.

Either way, it’s totally appropriate for a man who is out to crush alternative medicine and who calls Linus Pauling a quack and vitamin or mineral supplements a waste of time and money while going beyond promoting vaccinations for everyone.

Offit’s pushing for not allowing legal vaccination exemptions

Offit is absolutely demanding that everyone be forced into taking all of them, especially children from age zero to six. Dr. Offit publicly claims that all vaccine exemptions are bogus and should not be allowed, and he’s actively campaigning or lobbying to get rid of them.

Anti-vaccination crusader Robert Kennedy, Jr., has said of Offit, “This is a man who has made himself the spokesperson for the vaccine industry. He portrays himself as an independent scientist. … He does not disclose the millions of dollars of transactions.”

That includes an “unspecified percentage” of the $182 million that Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania made after selling its royalty stake in the RotaTeq vaccine, which purportedly protects infants against rotavirus infections that cause diarrhea, resulting in millions for his part of the patent’s intellectual rights.

And the manufacturer of that vaccine is Merck, the Monsanto of the vaccine industry. This “Devil’s humble servant” is no doubt receiving ample remuneration for serving the Devil manifested as Merck.

Then there are Offit’s books that resonate with the “Quackbuster” level of defamation, lies and ad hominem slander that attracts the mainstream media’s sensationalist easy-scoop journalists.

They go to the official “authorities” and ask questions, repeat their answers and maybe explain how some foolishly disagree to cast the whole issue as some sort of uneven “debate” to create newsworthy controversy.

Offit’s outspoken nonsense, his several books that attack vaccination refusers as being “dangerous to us all” are reviewed by several newspapers and magazines throughout the country. Easy publicity for the “Devil’s humble servant.” He’s not shy, and he attracts an audience wherever he goes to deliver his lectures.

Unfortunately, Offit has a large platform in front of an ignorant public eye, while conscientious doctors who warn that vaccine risks far outweigh imagined benefits like Dr. Russell Blaylock, Dr. Suzzane Humphries and Dr. Sherry Tenpenny go unnoticed except by the few who know better than to even consider the likes of Offit and his vaccinators.

Vaccination dangers

To be sure, Offit’s vaccine is not “green,” that is, devoid of all toxic preservatives and toxic adjuvants to boost their so-called efficacy at temporarily creating antigens.

This is true for all other pharmaceutical vaccines. Bypassing the normal portals of the immune system by directly injecting these toxins into the bloodstream does not confer immunity.

What does confer total immunity is surviving whatever infectious viruses or bacteria to which one is exposed. Several experts have shown graphs of the different diseases that were seriously waning before their vaccines were introduced.

From those graphs, it appears to this author that exposure to peak infection periods resulted in that “herd immunity” that vaccine pushers claim will be achieved if 90 percent of a given population is vaccinated.

Excess antigen reactions from vaccines create “cytokine storms” that overwhelm normal immunity and cause several different types of adverse reactions, some short-term, some long-term, and some deaths. The real risks far outweigh the fake advantages.

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5-year-old Boy Tested for Ebola in NYC

5-year-old Boy Tested for Ebola in NYC

5-year-old Boy Tested for Ebola in NYC after return from Africa

By Larry Celona and Kenneth Garger

A 5-year-old boy who just returned from West Africa was transported to Bellevue Hospital Sunday with possible Ebola symptoms, according to law-enforcement sources.

5-year-old boy who just returned from West Africa was transported to Bellevue Hospital

The Bellevue “Cube” built in 1973. Image credit: Jim.henderson

The child was vomiting and had a 103-degree fever when he was carried from his Bronx home by EMS workers wearing hazmat suits, neighbors said. “He looked weak,” said a neighbor.

“He was really, really out of it.”

The boy returned with his family from Guinea Saturday night and five members of the family were being quarantined inside their apartment, sources said.

Video: Bias Against Ebola Health Workers ‘Unacceptable’: NYC Mayor

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio says there will be consequences for people disrespecting Ebola health care workers

Bellevue Hospital staff have been ‘refused service at restaurants’ by New Yorkers afraid of contracting Ebola, Mayor Bill De Blasio reveals

New Yorkers are not particularly known for their hospitality, but Mayor Bill De Blasio thinks some have crossed a line in their treatment of the brave Bellevue Hospital staffers who have been caring for the city’s first Ebola patient.
The mayor held an afternoon press conference on Sunday to discuss the mistreatment of Bellevue health care workers who he says have been denied service at restaurants, and had their children treated differently, just because they work at the same hospital where Dr Craig Spencer is currently being treated for the deadly disease in an isolation ward.
Dr Spencer, 33, was admitted to the hospital on Thursday – just six days after returning from Guinea where he was working with Doctors without Borders to aid in the largest outbreak of the virus in history.

Mayor De Blasio and his wife Chiraline McCray visited the isolation ward at Bellevue where Dr Spencer is being treated and said the volunteering health care workers they encountered there were ‘calm, cool, collected and purposeful’.
However, he was shocked to hear reports about how some of these doctors and nurses were being denied food and treated differently when strangers learned they worked at the hospital.
Mayor De Blasio called these instances ‘absolutely unacceptable’, adding that ‘there will be consequences for those individuals’ found disrespecting nurses or other medical personnel.
He did not specify what kind of punishment could be handed out.
Mr De Blasio went on to describe the Bellevue workers treating Dr Craig Spencer as the ‘the first responders in this crisis’ and like ‘the Marines of our health care system’.
The mayor also addressed a nurse who was being monitored this weekend in New Jersey, under new rules in both New Jersey and New York requiring health care workers returning from West Africa to submit to a 21-day quarantine.
Nurse Kaci Hickox talked to CNN about her ‘inhumane’ containment at the airport, saying she is confined in a tent with limited contact to the outside world, no flushable toilet, TV or reading material.

Mayor de Blasio appeared to hit out at New Jersey officials, by calling the conditions of Ms Hickox’s quarantine ‘inappropriate’.
‘The problem here is that this hero coming back from the front, having done the right thing, was treated with disrespect and was treated as if she had done something wrong when she hadn’t,’ Mayor de Blasio said. ‘We owe her better than that.’
However, the mayor added that he respects the right of other governments to make their own decisions in how to handle this outbreak.

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NYC Doctor Has Ebola; NY, NJ Impose Quarantines

NYC Doctor Has Ebola; NY, NJ Impose Quarantines

NYC Doctor Has Ebola; NY, NJ Impose Quarantines


The governors of New York and New Jersey have ordered a mandatory 21-day quarantine for all health care workers and others who have come in contact with people who have the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa.

The move comes a day after an American doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in New York. Craig Spencer, 33, an emergency medicine doctor at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, returned to the U.S. Oct. 17. He treated Ebola patients in Guinea for Doctors Without Borders.

NYC Doctor Has Ebola; NY, NJ Impose QuarantinesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the decision to impose quarantines Friday afternoon. Calls for this stringent measure have grown louder since Spencer was diagnosed.

Spencer was checking himself for Ebola symptoms while traveling around New York City, in accordance with the guidelines of Doctors Without Borders. He reported a low-grade fever Thursday morning and was immediately hospitalized. Doctors Without Borders does not recommend a 21-day quarantine for international health care workers returning home from a stint of Ebola care in West Africa.

The evening before Spencer’s diagnosis, he took the subway several times and went bowling at The Gutter bowling alley before he took an Uber cab home. He also went to The High Line, a public park, and may have eaten at a restaurant, officials said.

“Since taking office, I have erred on the side of caution when it comes to the safety and protection of New Yorkers, and the current situation regarding Ebola will be no different,” Cuomo said in a news release. Christie added, “By demanding these enhanced measures, we are ensuring that any suspected cases are identified quickly and effectively, and that proper safeguards are executed.”

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Video: A New York City doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, tested positive for the disease on Thursday.

Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, reported experiencing symptoms like fever and gastrointestinal problems Thursday morning, and was transported to Bellevue Hospital in an ambulance staffed by a “specially trained HAZ TAC unit wearing Personal Protective Equipment,” according to a statement from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. He was found to have developed a 103 degree fever.

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California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions – Or Else

California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions – Or Else

California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions – Or Else


A regulatory change in California has placed abortion in the category of ‘basic health services’ all insurance plans must cover. Even those churches buy.

For the past four years, the Obama administration and its friends on the Left were careful to claim that they still strongly support religious liberty while arguing that Hobby Lobby’s Green family, Conestoga Wood Specialties’ Hahn family, and others like them must lose. Principally, they contended, religious liberty protections could not be applied to Hobby Lobby because (1) It is a for-profit corporation, (2) It isn’t a church (and thus not a true “religious employer,” and (3) It is wrong on the science—Plan B, a copper intrauterine device, et cetera, they claimed, do not cause abortions. They implied, if not claimed outright, that they would surely support religious freedom in another case, but Hobby Lobby was unworthy to claim its protections.

California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions

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The State of California is now calling their bluff. California’s Department of Managed Health Care has ordered all insurance plans in the state to immediately begin covering elective abortion. Not Plan B. Not contraceptives. Elective surgical dismemberment abortion.

At the insistence of the American Civil Liberties Union, the DMHC concluded that a 40-year-old state law requiring health plans to cover “basic health services” had been misinterpreted all these decades. Every plan in the state was immediately ordered, effective August 22, to cover elective abortion. California had not even applied this test to its own state employee health plans (which covered only “medically necessary” abortions). But this novel reading was nevertheless quietly imposed on every plan in the state by fiat.

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A Future Ebola Solution? Scientists Discover First Virological Penicillin?

A Future Ebola Solution? Scientists Discover First Virological Penicillin?

A Future Ebola Solution? Scientists Discover First Virological Penicillin?


Western medicine has evolved tremendously over the years. While not perfect, we are in a better situation than 100 years ago when it comes to fending off disease. One of those primary advancements came in the form of antibiotics, able to treat numerous bacterial infections (though certainly not risk-free). Now, researchers from China have discovered what they call the first ‘virological penicillin,’ which may prove to be the next ‘antibiotic for viruses.’ Even better news, it comes in the form of a natural, ancient Chinese herb. Perhaps this is what we should have been researching for the next Ebola outbreak.

Honeysuckle - Virological Penicillin?

Image credit: Aftabbanoori (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

Eager to discover the virus-inhibiting properties of the honeysuckle plant (lonicera japonica), a team of researchers headed by Dr. Chen-Yu Zhang of Nanjing University in China has identified a molecule within the plant known as MIR2911 (honeysuckle-encoded atypical microRNA2911). This molecule is said to be the first active component directly targeting various influenza viruses, including the swine flu H1N1, highly pathogenic avian H5N1 and H7N9 infections.

Actually, the honeysuckle herb is a well-known natural remedy for numerous ailments. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the plant has been used to treat influenza infection for centuries – effectively. This is now backed up by scientific literature, which have typically studied the herb’s effects while it was consumed in tea form.

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Health Authorities Covering Up Ebola Cases in the U.S.

Health Authorities Covering Up Ebola Cases in the U.S.

Health Authorities Covering Up Ebola Cases in the U.S.

by Paul Joseph Watson

A medical professional has exclusively revealed to Infowars that health authorities are covering up Ebola cases in the U.S. and disappearing patients in an effort to avoid hysteria.

James Lawrenzi, DO, who has two clinics in Garden City and Archie, Missouri, appeared on the Alex Jones Show today to warn that the true scale of the situation was being deliberately downplayed.

Ebola Cases in the U.S.Lawrenzi said that shortly after the arrival of patient zero – Thomas Eric Duncan – in the United States, he was told by a doctor at Truman Lakewood Medical Center in Kansas City they they had taken in an Ebola patient who had a high fever and was bleeding out of all his orifices having recently returned from West Africa.

The following day, Lawrenzi was told by the doctor that the patient had “disappeared” against medical advice, but that he wouldn’t have been able to leave on his own given his medical condition.

The day after the patient disappeared, a meeting was called for anyone who had contact with the patient. Doctors and other medical workers were told that the patient had malaria.

A second possible Ebola patient was then admitted to Research Medical Center in Kansas City the following day but also quickly “disappeared,” with hospital bosses claiming he had typhoid, according to Lawrenzi.

“These patients are disappearing, they’re doing something with the patients and God knows where they’re going,” said Lawrenzi.

Asked why authorities were engaged in an apparent cover-up, Lawrenzi speculated that the CDC was attempting to prevent hysteria, noting that workers at his own clinics had been told not to use the word “Ebola,” just as 911 dispatchers in New York have been banned from using the term, or to reveal any information about a possible Ebola case.

Lawrenzi also revealed that Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a private operator of health care facilities, had earlier this week removed protective gear and Hazmat suits from local hospitals without replacing it.

“They were told this was so they could have continuity of care for possible Ebola patients,” said Lawrenzi, adding that the real reason was that authorities didn’t want to cause a panic by having medical workers and doctors being seen in protective gear.

Urging people to “stay away from places where there’s large groups of people,” as well as hospitals, Lawrenzi said the situation was “much more serious than they’re letting on.”

“When flu season hits, people are going to be coming into the hospital for flu or Ebola, they’re not going to know what they have….it’s going to be a nightmare, every doctor I’ve spoken with is terrified of this fall,” said Lawrenzi.

“They’re preparing for something,” he added, speculating that the endgame could be medical martial law or the Obama administration’s complete takeover of the medical system.

Lawrenzi’s assertion that Ebola patients are being “disappeared” correlates with claims made by 27-year Border Patrol veteran Zach Taylor, who told Infowars that possible Ebola victims attempting to cross the border were also being secretly detained.

According to Infowars medical correspondent Dr. Edward Group, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is responding to only half the calls it is receiving from doctors reporting Ebola-like symptoms in patients. Dr. Group also talked with other health professionals and border patrol sources who confirmed that potential Ebola victims were being “disappeared” in an attempt to prevent panic.

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Ebola Outbreak, Black Death ‘Plague’ Spread From Africa

Ebola Outbreak, Black Death ‘Plague’ Spread From Africa

Experts: Ebola Outbreak, Black Death ‘Plague’ Spread From Africa as Viruses


Most assume that Black Death quickly ravaged the fourteenth century western world was a bacterial bubonic plague epidemic caused by flea bites and spread by rats.  But the Black Death killed a high proportion of Scandinavians — and where they lived was too cold for fleas to survive. A modern work gives us a clue into this mystery. The “Biology of Plagues” published by Cambridge University Press analyzed 2,500 years of plagues and concluded that the Black Death was caused by a viral hemorrhagic fever pandemic similar to Ebola.  If this view is correct, the future medical and economic impacts from Ebola have been vastly underestimated.

Ebola Outbreak, Black Death 'Plague' Spread From Africa

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Authors Dr. Susan Scott, a demographer, and Dr. Christopher J. Duncan, a zoologist at the University of Liverpool point out that the Bible used the term “plague” to describe a catchall of afflictions resulting from divine displeasure.  The researchers analyzed the “Four Ages of Plague”, including “Plague of Athens” from 430 to 427 BC that killed about a third of the city; “Plague of Justinian” from 542 to 592 AD and killed 10,000 a day in Constantinople; Black Plague from 1337 to 1340 AD that killed a third of Eurasia; and a series of plague outbreaks in Europe from 1350 to 1670 that killed about half a number of city populations.

Historical records of the Athenian plague paint a very similar picture to the Black Death and the accelerating Ebola pandemic.  Like Ebola, the plague is believed to have originated in Africa and then travelled northward.

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, intensive vomiting and diarrhea, and unquenchable thirst.  With flushed skin burning from fever and open sores, 50 to 90 percent died in the second week of symptoms.  Desperate to cool off, contagious victims may have transmitted the disease to other humans by jumping into public cisterns and watering troughs.

Th bubonic plague was first recorded in China about 37 AD and still is a worldwide public health problem, with thousands of cases each year.  The most recent outbreak occured in the Chinese city of Yumen on July 22, 2014, where a man died after handling a dead marmot.  The Chinese military responded by quarantining 30,000 local residents.

The first symptom of bubonic plague is a mild and non-alarming fever.  But bubonic swellings follow within a few days.  Sufferers either go into a deep coma or become violently delirious, paranoid and suicidal.  Most victims die within a few days.  Recovery is almost certain for those whose “buboes”, sores lymph glands, fill with pus.  But before antibiotics, the appearance of black blisters was considered a sign of imminent death.

Bubonic plague is very seldom spread from person to person.  The disease needs a rodent population, usually rats, to carry fleas to spread the infection to humans.  Once the local rats die out from the infection, human infections tend to tail off.

For the 2011 book, “The Black Death in London”, author Barney Sloane, an archaeologist who worked on medieval sites for the Museum of London and is now attached to English Heritage, documents the 1348-49 epidemic that killed two thirds of the city could not have been bubonic plague, because “The evidence just isn’t there to support it.”

“We ought to be finding great heaps of dead rats in all the waterfront sites but they just aren’t there.  And all the evidence I’ve looked at suggests the plague spread too fast for the traditional explanation of transmission by rats and fleas.  It has to be person to person – there just isn’t time for the rats to be spreading it.”

The World Bank just estimated the cost of Ebola in West Africa is $32 billion over the next two years as it spreads from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to its larger neighbors.  This estimate assumes that the Ebola hemorrhagic fever can only be transmitted by direct human to human contact with bodily fluids.

But The United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) in June 30, 1995 published  guidelines (44(25);475-479) for managing patients with suspected viral hemorrhagic fever, including “Lassa, Marburg, Ebola, and Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever” to prevent hospital acquired “nosocomial transmission”.  According to the CDC:

“Epidemiologic studies of VHF in humans indicate that infection is not readily transmitted from person to person by the airborne route.” Although airborne transmission “is considered a possibility only in rare instances from persons with advanced stages of disease (e.g., one patient with Lassa fever who had extensive pulmonary involvement may have transmitted infection by the airborne route). In contrast, investigation of VHF in nonhuman primates (i.e., monkeys) has suggested possible airborne spread among these species.”

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4 Natural Ways to Fight Ebola

4 Natural Ways to Fight Ebola

What They’re Not Telling You: 4 Natural Ways to Fight Ebola


Amid the mainstream media hype surrounding Ebola, it may come as major shock to discover that for quite some time there have been major scientific breakthroughs regarding the numerous ways in which we may be able to diminish or even halt the virus at a base level.

What’s even more powerful and of note, however, is the substances by which scientists were able to exhibit these effects. Numerous plant compounds, which also come with a host of additional medicinal benefits outside of their role in the fight against the Ebola virus, have been documented to have extreme promise in the deterrence of yet another virus epidemic.

4 Natural Ways to Fight EbolaBut as the world waits for Bill & Melinda Gates to unveil their latest Ebola vaccine news to the world, there is simply no mention of these powerful substances that may hold promise (and be extremely inexpensive to get a hold of international) in the fight for our immunity.

Despite the complete lack of attention, such research is not hidden within the confides of University laboratories and libraries. Instead, it is available to the public and simply requires some research within the National Library of Medicine, its user portal PubMed, and a little bit of reading.

1. Genistein

An organic compound found primarily in soy products, genistein has shown much promise when combined with fellow kinase inhibitor tyrphostin AG1478.

A 2011 research paper in the journal Archives of Virology entitled, “Inhibition of Lassa virus and Ebola virus infection in host cells treated with the kinase inhibitors genistein and tyrphostin,” details the pair’s therapeutic role in reducing the severity of hemorrhagic fever.

“In all, the results demonstrate that a kinase inhibitor cocktail consisting of genistein and tyrphostin AG1478 is a broad-spectrum antiviral that may be used as a therapeutic or prophylactic against arenavirus and filovirus hemorrhagic fever.”

The authors, which include researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, also reference a previous animal study which shows genistein’s ability to reduce harm from Pichinde ́virus (PICV), an Ebola-like virus that also causes hemorrhagic fever.

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Ebola Has The Potential To Be Airborne

Ebola Has The Potential To Be Airborne

CIDRAP: “We Believe There Is Scientific Evidence Ebola Has The Potential To Be Airborne”

by Tyler Durden

When CDC Director Tim Frieden first announced, just a week ago and very erroneously, that he was “confident we will stop Ebola in its tracks here in the United States”, he hardly anticipated facing the double humiliation of not only having the first person-to-person transmission of Ebola on US soil taking place within a week, but that said transmission would impact a supposedly protected healthcare worker. He certainly did not anticipate the violent public reaction that would result when, instead of taking blame for another epic CDC blunder, one which made many wonder if last night’s Walking Dead season premier was in fact non-fiction, he blamed health workers for “not following protocol.”

Ebola Has The Potential To Be AirborneAnd yet, while once again casting scapegoating and blame, the CDC sternly refuses to acknowledge something others, and not just tingoil blog sites, are increasingly contemplating as a distinct possibility: namely that Ebola is, contrary to CDC “protocol”, in fact airborne. Or as, an article posted by CIDRAP defines it, “aerosolized.”

Who is CIDRAP? “The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP; “SID-wrap”) is a global leader in addressing public health preparedness and emerging infectious disease response. Founded in 2001, CIDRAP is part of the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota.”

The full punchline from the CIDRAP report:

We believe there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence that Ebola virus has the potential to be transmitted via infectious aerosol particles both near and at a distance from infected patients, which means that healthcare workers should be wearing respirators, not facemasks.

In other words, airborne. And now the search for the next LAKE, i.e., a public company maker of powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR), begins.

Here is the full note: we hope the CDC will take the time to read it.

Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

Today’s commentary was submitted to CIDRAP by the authors, who are national experts on respiratory protection and infectious disease transmission. In May they published a similar commentary on MERS-CoV. Dr Brosseau is a Professor and Dr Jones an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Healthcare workers play a very important role in the successful containment of outbreaks of infectious diseases like Ebola. The correct type and level of personal protective equipment (PPE) ensures that healthcare workers remain healthy throughout an outbreak—and with the current rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak in West Africa, it’s imperative to favor more conservative measures.

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