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HazMat team empties Ebola doctor's apartment WITHOUT gloves, face masks or any protective gear

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posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:00 AM
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The preparedness of New York City officials and workers to deal with Ebola has once again left much to be desired as a HazMat team sent in to decontaminate the apartment of Craig Spencer, the first person to contract the deadly virus in the city, was seen leaving his apartment with sealed barrels, but wearing no protective gear.

The men were photographed exiting the apartment without gloves, face masks, or anything else to protect them as they loaded the barrels with possibly contaminated goods into the back of a truck.


Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... 86P


Seems some lessons need to be learned slowly.

Good grief.


ETA:

I also wonder how many of the doctor's things will wind up in some private contractor's home. I hate to be cynical, but pause and think about that for a moment.

'nough said.


edit on 25-10-2014 by loam because: (no reason given)




posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:05 AM
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a reply to: loam

Please tell me these were not contractors .



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:06 AM
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Of course they are. Look at how they are dressed. Look at the truck.

I guess Dallas wasn't a good enough example of what not to do.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:13 AM
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Did those jokers even know where they were and what they are dealing with?



Something is really wrong here.

*Seriously*



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:13 AM
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a reply to: loam

This is all insane.

Ebola is not a problem if people follow basic protocol. Without it, it is in its natural unhindered state highly contagious. Like VERY...

I just dont get it. This is like they want to spread this epidemic everywhere they can.

It will be a miracle if we dont get our own version of this nightmare soon enough.

I need a break. I am Ebola-ed out. I honestly give up. I am just staying the hell away. People are going to die and my family will not be one of them.

EDIT TO ADD:
ok, WTF, one of these goons is smoking a cigarette bringing everything he touches to his mouth. All these people should be arrested and locked up for a while so they can think about this all. Doctor included once he is healthy.
edit on 10 25 2014 by tadaman because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:21 AM
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Either this incompetence is planned for whatever reason or they are completely utterly stupid. Either way it is kinda scary. I can not believe the CDC director has not been forced to quit. I trust him about as much as Pinocchio.......actually I trust Pinocchio more because of the whole nose thing.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:27 AM
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OMG. Seriously...OMG. What is wrong with us? As an American, I am completely embarrassed by the idiocy demonstrated by anyone remotely resembling authorities from our country. We are not all this stupid.

And to think I thought it was bad when two NYPD threw away their gloves and masks in a public trash can.


But this is just stupid. What is going on? Are we TRYING to spread Ebola? This is getting so ridiculous, it's impossible to think otherwise. Seriously...this show has become...way too obvious.

They want "panic." They really do, don't they? If only authorities would understand that it has become their stupidity we are quickly finding intolerable. People aren't panicked about Ebola, they are panicked by how absolutely ignorant we are being. Make it stop. Please. This is no longer even believable. It's intentional.

Well ATS? What do you think? I have run out of excuses for "them."

Thanks for finding this as it's unbelievable otherwise.

*bangs head on table repeatedly*

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posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:42 AM
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Why in the hell would they even want to chance it, going in without any protective gear??

Are Humans 'De-volving'?
I mean, really???

Where is common sense in a situation like this??
Oh I know, in the garbage



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:47 AM
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I just don't get it .I am in Australia so i am not sure how your system works . Is it your federal Govt. telling state Govt. who tells local govt who tells appropriate dept who gets the cheapest or dumbest contractor in . I am not having a shot here . It would seem to me at the very least you would send in people who look like they know what they are doing . Given the growing hysteria surrounding Ebola a show of competence is needed .
Is your government a federal one .????



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:49 AM
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Can you imagine going your whole life known as The Ebola Doctor? LOL I would hate to be known as Ebola Amber, or anything with "Ebola" in it!

Anyway, I can't believe how stupid these people are being with this stuff. I can imagine a few more cases of Ebola in NYC, after seeing it.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 12:54 AM
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a reply to: loam

Is it not possible that maybe the protective clothing they may have been wearing, including masks and gloves, are inside the containers with the other objects the decided were contaminated enough to remove? Seems logical they might dispose of it all together... they could have taken it off inside the apartment, disposed of it in the containers, and loaded up on the truck with the rest of the stuff that is presumably going to be burned?

It wouldnt surprise me if they werent properly covered given the lapses we have seen in protocols thus far... but those guys arent wearing anything. at all.

Wishful thinking on my part maybe idk



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:00 AM
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Aaayyy!
Dis iz New Yawk.

Ebola?

Fuggedaboutit...



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:09 AM
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I guess Dallas wasn't a good enough example of what not to do.

They said in a press conference last night that they learned from Dallas mistakes.

I was thinking, You can't say that yet. You are supposed to wait until you successfully contain the New York Ebola micro break, then say that.

Pride goes before the fall.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:11 AM
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Ebola a show of competence is needed .
Is your government a federal one .????

Thanks for the laugh. No, lol. Our corporations run the government.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:14 AM
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Love the smoke in the contractor's mouth and the poor fool walking by on his phone.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:25 AM
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ok, WTF, one of these goons is smoking a cigarette bringing everything he touches to his mouth.

Its okay, he's going to wash after he gets home.

First though he's going to go to the store, gas up his car, buy some more cigs, run his atm card through the reader and punch some numbers, touch a few door handles, the gas pump, the windshield washer…



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 01:58 AM
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I've replied to several of these topics, and before the "you can't get it unless you are in direct contact with bodily fluid" crowd chimes in ..

That's FALSE..

This action by the NYPD is horrible...

A huge myth... you're not contagious until you're symptomatic...

Recent research has shown that even in early stages, a few days after infection... ebola can be found on your skin via sweat.. which means whatever your sweat comes in contact with could be contaminated... which leads to the next question... how long can Ebola live outside the body? In the ideal situation which simply means no direct sunlight and room temperature.. it can live several days... otherwise it can live several hours..

The other misunderstanding that comes about is that you have to be in direct contact with bodily fluid ... MOSTLY true... however... this includes coughing and sneezing ... and that could infect a large group of people in an situation like a waiting room or a bus.. or a plane .. ( this does not make it airborne... the definition of airborne is VERY specific )

The most important thing to me is that the ebola virus can survive on surfaces for UP TO several days in the right conditons and several hours otherise... so if an infected person is in the waiting room... empty or not.. sneezes... droplets land on the magazines and table... you come in after... pick up a magzine and then your eye itches.. you're at REAL risk.. this is not fear mongering... this is real ..

I think people just need to know the facts... the doctors and nurses barely know that because they were never trained for this.. it's so rare... even the experts are now learning.. they did not think you could transmit via coughing or sneezing until this outbreak happened..



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 02:17 AM
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They said in a press conference last night that they learned from Dallas mistakes.



They are........they are just learning how to make even bigger mistakes
They catch on quick, huh?!



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 02:24 AM
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The guy with the cigarette in his mouth is the best.

Average New Yorker. He should run for office.



posted on Oct, 25 2014 @ 02:25 AM
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I think a good question in this case is how long can the virus live outside of a host?

Everything I can find says less than 24 hours?

Miniatus, could you post a link verifying the virus can live outside a host for several days?


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