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originally posted by: Destinyone
originally posted by: LrdRedhawk
a reply to: Destinyone
Indeed. It doesn't make sense how they're handling this outbreak. You would thing they would halt all flights and transportation out of the infected countries until it was resolved. Basically quarantine the places that are infected and not allow anyone in or out. But hey, that's common sense and since when does anyone in the government have any of that?
Maybe containment is not the long range goal?
Scary thought there...
Sawyer was immediately quarantined upon arrival in Lagos–a city of 21 million people–and Nigerian authorities say his fellow travelers were advised of Ebola’s symptoms and then were allowed to leave. The incubation period can be as long as 21 days, meaning anyone infected may not fall ill for several weeks.
“There have been about a half a dozen patients who have had their blood tested because of concern, those particular patients their stories were not made public,” said CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “I’m not sure if that’s because of heightened concern by the hospital or what that means exactly.”