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I respect your position: In your opinion, is it at all possible that current protocols are not adequate, versus protocols having been breached?
originally posted by: bludragin
a reply to: Xtrozero
If you have a link to that 70's monkey study, I'd love to have you post it here. Most intriguing.
While USAMRIID was analyzing the Reston samples, Hazelton lab workers began euthanizing the remaining animals in Room F. Over several days, however, sporadic deaths began occurring in several other rooms: soon 30 monkeys from a different Ferlite Farms shipment were dead.
Obama needs to get his big boy pants on and step up to the plate and make quite a few decisions about Ebola, and swiftly.
Until the pressure to declare "no fly zones" (finally, a practical use of the term) are established over the countries that are most infected there will be no stopping it.
1989- Ebola-Reston virus was introduced into quarantine facilities in Virginia and Pennsylvania by monkeys imported from the Philippines.
1990- Ebola-Reston virus was introduced once again into quarantine facilities in Virginia, and Texas by monkeys imported from the Philippines. Four humans developed antibodies but did not get sick.
25 years ago, Ebola outbreak in U.S. introduced us to unknown disease
RESTON, Va. – It had all the makings of a public-health horror story: an outbreak of a wildly deadly virus on the doorstep of the nation’s capital, with dozens of lab monkeys
dead, multiple people testing positive, and no precedent in the United States on how to contain it.
Americans’ introduction to the Ebola virus came 25 years ago in an office park near Washington Dulles International Airport, a covert crisis that captivated the public only years later when it formed the basis of a bestselling book.