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Ebola Could Become Airborne Soon, 1.4m Projected Cases by January

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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:34 AM
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I was reading the news today and decided to see if the Ebola virus had gone Airborne yet. This article is pretty disturbing... By posting it I'm not trying to scare, put fear into anyone. This is just news.

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Ebola ,Airborne, 1.4m Cases Soon
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:37 AM
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your link does not work and even if it did i think it is just fear mongering.
people need to relax



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:39 AM
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Denial isn't a good quality, it just shows you are terrified.
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:46 AM
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I'm not too scared, but since I have a diminished immune system, it does bother me. I just can't believe what they are saying and projecting...



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:46 AM
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There's already a scaremongering thread on this. www.abovetopsecret.com...

Still, I suppose you can never have too much blind, hysterical panic.



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 09:56 AM
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a reply to: ICallGhosts

Already a thread running on this topic, me thinks...

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:00 AM
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Ex text from the thread already shared above - www.abovetopsecret.com...



There is a ‘nightmare’ chance that the Ebola virus could become airborne if the epidemic is not brought under control fast enough, the chief of the UN’s Ebola mission has warned.

Anthony Banbury, the Secretary General’s Special Representative, said that aid workers are racing against time to bring the epidemic under control, in case the Ebola virus mutates and becomes even harder to deal with.

“The longer it moves around in human hosts in the virulent melting pot that is West Africa, the more chances increase that it could mutate,” he told the Telegraph. “It is a nightmare scenario [that it could become airborne], and unlikely, but it can’t be ruled out.”



People that are in fear of fear mongering seem to be the ones heading decisions in hospitals, airlines and in schools. Now x amount of people and growing have been in contact with the Dallas patient.

Still, I suppose you can never have too much ignorance, ignoring of preparation.


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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: TheProphetMark

Massive amounts of senseless death is terrifying. I don't know honestly if rising above that fear is a sign of greatness. Sure, maybe it shows you aren't being deluded by the fear mongering that the MSM is imposing into your mind, but it also shows that you have an apathy for the well-being and destiny of others. Courage isn't about ignoring your fear, but rising above it to figure out what to do in the face of it. I just have to figure out if there's a way to be courageous that doesn't add to the problems of everyone else.

I no longer care if I am significant. I'll go flip burgers for the rest of my life if it means everyone else can live in peace. I just wish these apparent ultimatums weren't the only choices available to me. Another false dilemma? Can you shatter the wall just by laughing at it? Can you win the game by changing the rules? I know this much: when this universe sends petty and troublesome people into my personal life to cloud my mind with their smallness, I know I must be on the right track. I feel like my hand is on the handle of the door to the last room I will ever need to enter. I feel like I am so close to getting out of this labyrinth. The answer has been upwards all this time. Now, where did I put that damn jetpack? Ergh.



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:07 AM
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originally posted by: Astyanax
There's already a scaremongering thread on this. www.abovetopsecret.com...

Still, I suppose you can never have too much blind, hysterical panic.


Call it what you want, but the person that writes those threads has done a darned good job in updating everyone who is interested in this subject with much top quality and well researched material.

You don't have to read the blind hysterical panic responses?

Why not try taking those threads from an other angle as educational threads?

Kindest respects

Rodinus



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:12 AM
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:29 AM
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for a virus to become airborne it has to undergo far more than one mutation. Its like 5 distinct separate huge mutations...


Thats no so common...


Otherwise HIV, herpes, and other virus would have been airborne by now.


I like good doom porn and ats is fun to read for people like me atm... but this one is over the top.



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:37 AM
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Maybe its time to set up infection check points near the boat-plane and as much work as it may be border entrances and exits that can identify the ill. Could perhaps use the Japanese testing system... And or come up with some aerosol like identifier agent that changes the air color or smell if not the objects color that may have the virus on surface...



Ebola Outbreak: Japan Develops 30-Minute 'Simpler' Test To Quickly Diagnose Deadly Virus

www.ibtimes.com...

NAMASTE*******
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:44 AM
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the person that writes those threads has done a darned good job in updating everyone

I beg to differ. However, it is not the thread author but many of the thread readers who will panic. It is already happening.


Why not try taking those threads from an other angle as educational threads?

Because it isn't education, it's misinformation. According to those who know the subject, it is very unlikely that the ebola virus will become airborne.

Besides, what is the point of this 'information'? Other than to spread fear and panic, I mean? It isn't as if anyone can actually do anything to stop the virus becoming airborne. All that thread, or this one, can possibly do is scare people.


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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:47 AM
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The best approach is to remain calm but focused. Fear to the point of being paralyzed is a bad thing. Fear to the point of increased awareness keeps you alive.

Is Ebola a dangerous virus? Absolutely.

Is there a chance it will become airborne? Absolutely. There's also a chance of a massive earthquake sometime soon on the West Coast, or of another devastating hurricane on the east coast. It's all about probability. The more people that are infected the higher the probability of mutation, it's simple math.

Is there a reason to stop living your life because of Ebola? Absolutely not.

Keep your eyes open. Remain calm and vigilant. Just be aware but don't let it control you. Fear porn is useless but fear is not.

To add: The fear of what this virus could become should be a motivator for government agencies and people alike to stop it before it becomes a problem. The fear of what happens if we do nothing is the most useful kind of fear. Fear that motivates.
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:53 AM
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It is mutating rapidly and airborne is a possibility however "the experts" only want to focus on now; what we know, what we are currently dealing with.
*I read this in a online science journal.



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 10:55 AM
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originally posted by: Staroth
It is mutating rapidly and airborne is a possibility however "the experts" only want to focus on now; what we know, what we are currently dealing with.
*I read this in a online science journal.


Yes precisely they are focusing on what they know and have observed relative to the current form of the virus. Though they should be preparing for the worst case and hoping they don't need to use their preparations.

I'm assuming some are but if the current response is any indication most aren't.
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 11:03 AM
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originally posted by: Astyanax
a reply to: Rodinus


the person that writes those threads has done a darned good job in updating everyone

I beg to differ. However, it is not the thread author but many of the thread readers who will panic. It is already happening.


Why not try taking those threads from an other angle as educational threads?

Because it isn't education, it's misinformation. According to those who know the subject, it is very unlikely that the ebola virus will become airborne.

Besides, what is the point of this 'information'? Other than to spread fear and panic, I mean? It isn't as if anyone can actually do anything to stop the virus becoming airborne. All that thread, or this one, can possibly do is scare people.



I agree that you may have people who panic, however, I also personally think that in this particular type of thread it is extremely interesting to get points of views from people on all sides in order to educate oneself and make up ones mind.

One of the reasons why I contribute to that particular topic is because I have personal career experience in filoviruses and like to share my own experience and opinions.

If you read through alot of threads here on ATS about other topics... you will definately also find much more "scaremongering" as you put it...

People will always panic and sadly that is something that we have to live with.

Kindest respects

Rodinus

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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 11:06 AM
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The conditioning to accept this thing has been out there for ages. The Strain and Contagion of recent have been adding fuel to the paranoid fire. The Strain concludes next week - imagine that! Outbreak comes to mind as well, but that was a 90s Dustin Hoffman tour de force so most people didn't take "are you trying to seduce me mrs. robinson" to heart. The timing of the Strain is incredible though, you have to admit.

I've said it all on the threads of Ebola on ATS...ITS BEEN HERE. This is a manmade thing, and it just didn't get to the states. Whatever they tell us they knew damn well its been here at least a year. Think of timing versus release of information. AIDS was killing white boys in 1978 but nothing was really said publicly until around 1981 in the independent press. What we have is a combination of dishonesty from our government, corporations, and news outlets to provoke fear and panic so they can declare marshall law, or some other restrictive repressive bull#.

Ebola, is looking just like the AIDS Pandemic to me. People are going on and on about "countries not giving Africa help" but face facts - AFRICA HAS BEEN THE TESTING GROUND FOR THESE AGENTS SINCE DAY ONE. Like AIDS, Ebola has been specifically targeted for a certain demographic, and like AIDS it will mutate in kind with a little help from the lab. Think of how AIDS went out there and eventually was mutated and the conspiracies and proven facts around it. France had a cure and the US sued them to prevent them from releasing it. My father still argues they were experimenting with it on them in the Nam with it.

If people think this just "happened", they need to check the Tuskeegee Experiment, and look at the protocols behind the AIDS drugs in the 1960s first. Look at why they go and drop these things on black people first, and then spread it out to the rest once its been perfected. (AIDS is an anomaly, the white gay guys getting it was really to kill their movement and eradicate their protesting in public but that is another story and France proved the strain they got was genetically different than the ones black people were infected with).

Wash rinse and repeat people.

Remember the alleged Patient Zero AIDS guy. He was flying all over the place too right????



posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 11:12 AM
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Something interesting to ponder. Ebola has been transmitted through the air between pigs and monkeys (Reston strain), but is not likely to do so between humans because of the way we generate aerosols.



Let me back up. The paper in question was an experimental study done in the wake of the 2008 finding of the Reston Ebola virus in pigs and a previous study looking at the Zaire virus in pigs. In the air transmission study, they inoculated pigs with Ebola and examined transmission to macaques (who were not in direct contact with the infected pigs).

They did find aerosolized Ebola in air samples, and some of the macaques did come down with symptoms of Ebola. So, it looked like pigs could spread Ebola through the air, which is something that had already been suggested by the epidemiology of the 2008 pig Ebola outbreak. It’s always nice when experimental data matches up with that observed during a real-life occurrence of the virus.

*However*, the kicker was not that Ebola is transmitted by air in human outbreaks, but rather that there may be something unique about pig physiology that allows them to generate more infectious aerosols as a general rule–so though aerosols aren’t a transmission route between primates (including humans, as well as non-human primates used experimentally), pigs may be a bigger threat as far as aerosols. Thus, this may be important for transmission of swine influenza and other viruses as well as Ebola.


crofsblogs.typepad.com...

Here's a link to the actual study for those scientifically inclined:

jid.oxfordjournals.org...
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posted on Oct, 2 2014 @ 11:49 AM
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originally posted by: ICallGhosts
a reply to: TheProphetMark



I'm not too scared, but since I have a diminished immune system, it does bother me. I just can't believe what they are saying and projecting...


same boat with my immune system but i still think id survive...im just a prick like that when comes to illnesses...although dying to ebola would make a great story in the after life.. so im ok either way.




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