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Who's In Charge During the Ebola Crisis?

BrianPRabbit Re:Dr. ANgela Hwelett, calls Ebola (279 comments)

The Nurses catching the disease did have direct contact with bodily fluids. Kind of hard to be more intimate than that. Also, the Deputy does not have ebola and this was known as late as 5 days before this comment: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/09/.... Methinks AC has not researched enough.

2 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Ebola obviously spreads more easily... (418 comments)

With the exception of Ms. Vinson's potential exposure to ~800 People, I'm not sure how You conclude "we aren't doing a great job at [containing Ebola in the U.S.]" Like Ms. Vinson, the only other two Individuals known to have contracted the disease were not adequately trained by the hospital in Texas. In fact, according to congressional testimony this week, They were not trained at all and the CDC had apparently informed the hospital not only did Workers need to be adequately trained but level 4 PPE was likely necessary, as opposed to the level 2 PPE used. Now, if by "we", You mean the Texas hospital, yes, I agree "we" aren't doing a great job at it. However, this point is not clear from Your statement.

2 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Everybody Panic! (418 comments)

CDC has already apologized for blaming the victim.

Do You have a source?

2 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Ebola obviously spreads more easily... (418 comments)

Thus proving my point. There is no such thing as truly ideal conditions

Except that's not how your point came across; it came across as "these are conditions ideal enough; therefore, the disease should not have spread".

if your disease management program starts with assuming that things are ideal it is going to fail.

It's not clear this assumption was made.

4 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Everybody Panic! (418 comments)

Why isn't anyone blaming the administration? The people responsible for drawing up procedures, training their staff, monitoring operations, having the proper resources and facilities to get the job done, yeah those guys.

When did it become the administration's responsibility for all medical knowledge? The CDC is one of dozens, if not hundreds of medical organizations.

4 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Everybody Panic! (418 comments)

It's just as likely aerosolized cough droplets, which is another thing the CDC insisted couldn't possibly happen.

When did the CDC say this? I know People have said the virus cannot become "airborne" but that's different than being shared via aerosolized droplets.

When it comes to a choice if blaming the victim or admitting that their protocol is woefully inadequate, the CDC seems to take the low road.

While I admit NBC has since changed its reporting on the issue I don't see any formal statements by Officials from the CDC "blaming the victim".

4 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:For those who said "No need to panic" (418 comments)

this is disregarding the two simultaneous cases we had last month in Atlanta.

I was "discounting" them due to the fact the infections not only occurred outside of the U.S. but the patients were specifically brought to the U.S. for treatment.

4 days ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Ebola obviously spreads more easily... (418 comments)

No, according to CNN, the 2nd Patient broke protocol. If One does not do what One is supposed to do, bad things can happen. So far, the disease has spread only thru the exact process which "they" have stated.

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Ebola obviously spreads more easily... (418 comments)

Fairly ideal is not ideal. According to CNN, the 2nd Patient broke protocol. If One does not do what One is supposed to do, bad things can happen.

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:For those who said "No need to panic" (418 comments)

Note that this case is one of the 48 people who are currently being monitored due to contact with that ebola victim who brought it here from Africa.

While I agree We should not panic, this case is not 1 of the 48 according to NPR.

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:For those who said "No need to panic" (418 comments)

Let's see: total number of Ebola Patients in the U.S. is ... 1. Mssr. Duncan is dead and cremated and no longer spreading the disease. So, the answer is "no".

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Everybody Panic! (418 comments)

This was exactly My thought at first.

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Thanks niggers! (418 comments)

Do You wear that klan hood in public or just masturbate with it?

about a week ago
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Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

BrianPRabbit Re:Everybody Panic! (418 comments)

According to NBC, this is exactly what appears to have happened.

about a week ago
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FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading

BrianPRabbit Unreliability (576 comments)

Given the relative unreliability of polygraph tests, why would the FBI think using them is a good idea? Anyone willing to take one probably knows how to beat the exam.

about a week ago
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Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical

BrianPRabbit Re:Our PC society will be our demise! (193 comments)

You do realize socialism is an economic system and has nothing to do per se with so-called "political correctness", right?

about two weeks ago
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Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical

BrianPRabbit Re:Aspirin (193 comments)

At the point where the aspirin is going to make any difference, I am pretty sure other signs will act as a "give away", like diarrhea or bleeding or vomitting or general weakness and fatigue.

about two weeks ago

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Bruce Schneier: Break Up The NSA

BrianPRabbit BrianPRabbit writes  |  about 8 months ago

BrianPRabbit (2020846) writes "Bruce Schneier proposes "breaking up" the NSA and redirecting the target hardware/software surveillance to US Cyber Command and moving the surveillance to the FBI (subject to federal restrictions) while "Instead of working to deliberately weaken security for everyone, the NSA should work to improve security for everyone." Schneier notes "This is a radical solution, but the NSA's many harms require radical thinking.""
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