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originally posted by: vor78
a reply to: marg6043
At this point, I can't blame her at all. She only did what the CDC apparently told her was safe and given that they're the supposed experts, its really not her fault for believing them.
On the flip side, the CDC is looking frighteningly inept in this whole situation.
originally posted by: Olivine
On CNN just now, Sanja Gupta is reporting that Amber Vinson actually called someone at the CDC and told them she had a fever of 99.5 before she got on the plane. That CDC rep told her, "it shouldn't be a problem."
The CDC has also lowered there definition of a fever from 101.5°F to 100.4°F.
Gupta, went on to report that Nina Pham did not have a fever when she was admitted to the hospital. She had other symptoms, but not fever.
Lastly, Amber Vinson was transferred to Emory due to fears of staffing shortage, according to Dr. Gupta.
Texas Presbyterian is afraid it is facing a nursing staffing shortage, due to possible no shows/people walking off the job.
originally posted by: morefiber
What about the animals people?!
Everyone is freaking out about human to human transmission, but we can track and eventually manage Ebola if that was the only thing at play here. The real hazard here is that a mouse or a bat here catches Ebola. You can not ask mice to self monitor, or cancel family meetings, regardless of protocol. Ebola could find an ideal host here and become indigenous. And, no one in the media seems to be asking about it.
originally posted by: ValentineWiggin
a reply to: sirlancelot
And......... what do you think is going to happen to that money when it gets there?
I don't think it's going to help the poor people dying of Ebola.
originally posted by: FerronMelwick
a reply to: ValentineWiggin
He is right. Africa is of main concern in my book at the moment. If it is not contained in Africa (which at this point it looks like that will be impossible) we will all be screwed to the nth degree.