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EBOLA: Nigeria Nurse Flees From Being Quarantined

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posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:00 AM
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A Nigerian nurse, who had contacts with the dead Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, in Lagos, has escaped being quarantined.

The Nation reports that the nurse who in a bid to avoid being quarantined, fled to the eastern part of Enugu, her hometown.She has however made contacts with 20 people who are under surveillance for a suspected case of the deadly disease in Enugu.

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I heard this and thought "How awful." First off, how did she escape?!
Secondly, why didn't anyone stop her?
Third, those twenty people she then contacted no doubt got in contact with more who got in contact with more and so on. So how many people are potentially affected now?

THIS is how mass plague starts.
I still believe Countries who are medically advanced will have no serious game ending issues from Ebola, but this escape from quarantine is BAD. Why didn't 'they' stop her?

Conspiracy based answer: 'They' know and let her slip to start things rolling.

Scary thought if so. I hope not.

www.naij.com...

Edit to add a better link also
reportingnigeria.com...
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posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:10 AM
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I think the infection of 50 ebola threads per day is much more concerning.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:10 AM
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Can you blame her? If they found that she had tested positive for Ebola, the authorities would probably want to test experimental vaccines on her. That's a more scary thought than just being in an isolation unit.

Then their isolation units probably aren't as secure as those in a Western hospital (hermetically sealed wards with negative air pressure, double door airlocks, nurse always on duty beside the entrance).



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:16 AM
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a reply to: stormcell

See, that's a hard one. Though I see your point and I'd be all colors of terrified too, I want to believe I'd stay to ensure others didn't get it. It would suck to be later called 'the person who started the End' or something equally as horrific. Her choices may have set off something horrific.

I truly truly hope not. I hope I'm fully wrong. I'll be grateful to be wrong instead of dead right.....



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:35 AM
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Unless she was bleeding into these 20 peoples open wounds, the infection risk is very small. You need to do more than just shake the hand of somebody infected with Ebola to catch it.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:45 AM
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Um, just me or way too many parallels here?

Didn't Swayer escape also and then began behaving strangely at the airport?

REVEALED: Ebola Victim Patrick Sawyer Escaped Quarantine In Liberia And Came To Lagos




It has been revealed that the late Patrick Sawyer who was Nigeria’s index case for the Ebola virus was actually under surveillance by the Liberian health authorities, even though he still managed to board a flight heading outside his country.


I was born at night but not last night. Something stinks here and its not my skivvies!



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:49 AM
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a reply to: Rosinitiate

I never even put two and two together.

This kind of got creepier........



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:49 AM
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originally posted by: Painterz
Unless she was bleeding into these 20 peoples open wounds, the infection risk is very small. You need to do more than just shake the hand of somebody infected with Ebola to catch it.


unless:


originally posted by: Rosinitiate
Just saw this posted and I do believe I saw similar comments on ATS regarding the Zaire strain....


CDC, Australian DoD & Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health State That Ebola is an Aerosol Virus & Human-to-Human Transmittable via Inhalation



It seems to be a common assumption that Ebola isn’t Aerosol and cant be transmitted via inhalation (a lot of news stories I read seem to make this assumption when talking about a story surrounding an infected person). While this is true for SOME strains of Ebola (4 out of 5), there is a strain that is Aerosol and transmittable via inhalation; the Zaire strain, which this current virus is a genetic variant of. Because of this I find that a lot of the precautions being taken, especially at airports, and in planes involving visibly sick people, really aren’t going to stand a chance for containing this virus (they seem to just let other passengers go assuming they are not also infected due to not actually touching the suspected person…). Truth is an airplane is extremely close to a “hospital environment”, which is the perfect condition for Ebola-Zaire to transmit via aerosol. For those that say that Ebola isn’t aerosol or transmittable via inhalation, please check out the follow .gov sources that blatantly say otherwise.
Read more at investmentwatchblog.com... e-via-inhalation/#BHA88PmZvjkuYhIL.99



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 04:54 AM
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originally posted by: sarra1833
a reply to: Rosinitiate

I never even put two and two together.

This kind of got creepier........


Yeah this whole story beginning in 2006 until present is beyond strange. There are a lot of very strange angles to the Ebola outbreak. I;m sure if one were to shine a bright enough light cracks will begin to emerge. Of course there is the chance of going by way of Michael Hastings who himself went by way of the dodo.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 05:58 AM
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a reply to: sarra1833

My heart goes out to her because she must be terrified. It also goes out to the people she has, through her fear, exposed. Lets hope she is not contagious or has Ebola.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 05:59 AM
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a reply to: stormcell

Uh...

If you are found to be carrying a hyper deadly virus around with you, one which will pretty much certainly kill you without treatment of some sort, then escape is not only irresponsible, but foolish.

First of all, if one is carrying around a virus of that nature, then it is necessary to accept immediately that the only important factors left are:

a) Accepting quarantine protocols, which will help prevent the spread of disease to those around one.

b) Accepting any and all available treatment, since the mortality rate of the virus is so high that the risks associated with experimental medicines are totally moot beside the potential benefits of their use in this case.

There are no other factors of import, once that sort of viral invader has been detected in ones bloodstream.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 06:04 AM
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originally posted by: stormcell
Can you blame her? If they found that she had tested positive for Ebola, the authorities would probably want to test experimental vaccines on her. That's a more scary thought than just being in an isolation unit.

Then their isolation units probably aren't as secure as those in a Western hospital (hermetically sealed wards with negative air pressure, double door airlocks, nurse always on duty beside the entrance).


Seeing as ebola has a 55-90% chance off killing you one may as well take all the experimental drugs offered. Whats the point on worrying about side effects when a virus is turning your internal organs to jelly?



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 06:39 AM
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This is a very selfish act IMO

Just because she was freaked out she now has potentially spread a killer virus to dozens more



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 07:01 AM
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originally posted by: Painterz
Unless she was bleeding into these 20 peoples open wounds, the infection risk is very small. You need to do more than just shake the hand of somebody infected with Ebola to catch it.


Not so.

Ebola is spread through many vectors, bodily fluids is top of the list.

In hot countries, people tend to sweat and sweat a lot.

Sweat is a bodily fluid, and one which transmits Ebola.

It's not a question of bleeding from every orifice onto someone else...a single drop of sweat (or any other body fluid) is enough to infect anyone who is unfortunate enough to come into close contact with that drop.

Just shaking hands, IS enough to become infected.

As for the nurse escaping from isolation, it's difficult to judge her without knowing the conditions and safeguards she would have been faced with in that situation.

Especially if she genuinely believed or even knew with certainty that she was not infected, as if the quarantine amounted to everyone suspected of being infected just thrown in together...it's almost certain that those who were not infected before being placed into very close quarters with those who actually were infected, soon will be themselves.

Quite a powerful motivator to flee in my book.
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posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 07:03 AM
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originally posted by: Painterz
Unless she was bleeding into these 20 peoples open wounds, the infection risk is very small. You need to do more than just shake the hand of somebody infected with Ebola to catch it.


Actually, shaking a hand is more than enough to get Ebola (especially a sweaty hand). Being exposed to a sneeze is also more than enough to get Ebola.

Need to remember, in this case, 'bodily fluids' INCLUDE sweat and saliva (and feces), not just blood and semen and vomit. Ebola lives in all bodily cell types, and lives even when exposed to air.

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posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 09:00 AM
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originally posted by: Jefferton
I think the infection of 50 ebola threads per day is much more concerning.


Not gonna lie, that post made me laugh... Star for you, sir!



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 09:24 AM
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a reply to: sarra1833

Hasn't it been a long time since he died? Shouldn't her incubation period be over? Maybe she ran because they weren't letting her out?



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 09:26 AM
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a reply to: MysterX

Well.. shaking hands is enough if you touch your eyes or an open wound or mouth, etc afterward. It's not going to seep through your skin.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 09:27 AM
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a reply to: Rosinitiate

He didn't escape quarantine. He may have been watched, but no quarantine.

He began acting crazy when they told him it was ebola and he freaked out and asked to be tested for aids and other things.



posted on Aug, 14 2014 @ 09:29 AM
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For what it's worth.....Ebola has been shown infectious in patients FOLLOWING clinical recovery and for a good number of weeks, depending on which bodily fluid is looked at. The one I saw mentioned specifically in two different official source listings on Ebola was semen testing out several weeks after recovery.

Ebola is the one where the person who says they know everything there is to know about it, is the person I want as FAR from me as humanly possible.
edit on 8/14/2014 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)




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