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First Hep A, Now LA Has Typhus

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posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 10:38 PM
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LA has typhus!

Remember how LA and San Diego fought with Hep A all summer? How they have a new problem - typhus. Now, typhus is endemic to the area, and it's carried by fleas. LA County expects to see between one and five cases every year, but Pasadena at 20 cases is at epidemic levels and downtown LA reported nine cases.


As of Monday, there have been 57 cases of flea-borne typhus in Los Angeles County, the county Department of Public Health said.
On Thursday, the department announced that officials are investigating an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles, and they are working with the city to implement environmental safety measures to help reduce the spread of the disease.
Between July and September, the county identified nine cases of flea-borne typhus associated with downtown Los Angeles, and six of those cases were in people experiencing homelessness, according to the county.


So again, Cali has a problem.

Typhus is something you read about in Victorian novels right along with Yellow Fever.

Now the good news is that it's rarely fatal and easily treatable with modern medicine and also highly controllable with modern hygiene, but because of that, it shouldn't be a problem either.

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posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:01 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

This, like many bacterial epidemics through the millenia, is entirely feces oriented. The homeless problem, the cultural disparity of unfortunate immigrants is, and will fuel this further.

Im sure Ill be called all sorts of names, but facts are facts...feces in open wounds causes Typhus, feces in water causes Polio and any number of massive killers throughout history.

At this point, seeing as how little people actually want to resolve causes in deference to treating illness, effects etc..for capital gain...

It doesnt matter how smart you are, if folks keep crapping in your water, on your food etc...

The Earth balances herself from greed, imbalance, sloth etc.. best of luck, this is just the beginning.
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posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:04 PM
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It is easily treated with some types of antibiotics. If the doctor does not suspect that you have it because it is not found here, then they will not treat you for it.



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:11 PM
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a reply to: rickymouse

Well, that would be true before anti bacterial resistance reared its ugly head.

I fully appreciate your knowledge, but I can easily forsee a frightful conclusion as anti biotics, anti bactetial soaps etc continue to flood our ground water etc...to a point where once easily controlled bacteria, once again become uncontrolable and resistant to our pharmaceuticals...hell many of our pharmie anti biotics are causing worse than they cure already.
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posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:12 PM
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It would appear that being "compassionate" is bringing all these 3rd world problems to California.

Eventually somebody is going to have to crack down and start jailing and cleaning up after the homeless and druggies. Otherwise there is going to be a hell on earth epidemic there with thousands dying simply because progressive liberals didn't have the heart to do what was needed to prevent it.



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:15 PM
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originally posted by: BlueJacket
a reply to: rickymouse

Well, that would be true before anti bacterial resistance reared its ugly head.

I fully appreciate your knowledge, but I can easily forsee a frightful conclusion as anti biotics, anti bactetial soaps etc continue to flood our ground water etc...to a point where once easily controlled bacteria, once again become uncontrolable and resistant to our pharmaceuticals...hell many of our pharmie anti biotics are causing worse than they cure already.


Remember, symbiotic bacteria can also mutate and start to cause us harm. If our body does not recognize it as a friendly bacteria, we get sick from it, much of the symptoms we get when sick are created from our own immune system chemicals fighting something.



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:16 PM
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Can we Quarantine California...??? Like Forever???



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:18 PM
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a reply to: ntech

Sadly it wont stop there. People are want to survive, our cultural paradigm, as good as it is failed to see that overt capitalism creates more people than otherwise could, or WOULD be naturally sustained.

Look Im pretty much conservative, but when everyone is driven by increased sales by x percent every year, no matter the commodity...this, right now, is the beginning of the fruit of our greed.

Oh lets be clear socialism is even worse, sigh...the survival of the fittest, live with nature, like the frontiersmen, or native Americans...is the only long term solution, maybe Bronze Age city states, but they were vastly more cruel than Im considering.
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posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:18 PM
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Cleanse with napalm.



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:19 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko highly controllable with modern hygiene



I'm not even being facetious, but when was your last visit to any large Californian city?




edit on 8-10-2018 by NarcolepticBuddha because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 8 2018 @ 11:24 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko
wonder what the results of street poop will be?...black goo?


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posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:16 AM
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Great, I suppose more of these Californian whackadoodles will be fleeing to the neighboring states and bringing their big bag of bad news with them. People are under the misconception that we have a problem on the border with Mexico, when in actuality what we all have is a California problem. They're like a zombie plague that has completely taken over my hometown in Portland, Oregon.

Northwest leftists used to be so chill and cordial. Then the California plague hit and suddenly it was like Night of the Leftist Dead.



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:20 AM
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a reply to: sooth

Hope you like bedbugs too.



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:37 AM
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a reply to: sooth

I agree, California and New York... these maroons that couldnt make the paper to wipe their own asses, just raise taxes, move and raise taxes...mortgages and rent, then leave for another place...we should put all their dumb asses and movies, tv etc..on an Island somwhere.



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:41 AM
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Now if some Africans sneak into CA with Ebola... We can't get so lucky...



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:54 AM
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a reply to: BlueJacket

which part of " flea borne " do you fail to comprehend ????



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 12:59 AM
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no one is mass producing a vaccine against any of the typhus types any more

" we " know how to create one - and the cultures needed to start a production like are held at various labs

but californian wingnuts - being well - wingnuts - anti-vaxx delusions run rampant - so would they even vaccinate

i suppose it would save the mexicans and neighboring US states


better foire up a production line somewhere
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posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 01:09 AM
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Maybe if LA had better bathroom access and hygiene facilities, similar to let's say the much smaller in population Santa Cruz. San Fran can benefit too. Not to forget accessible needle bio-hazard containers, for disposal instead of them ending up in bathrooms and all over the damn place. I've seen those in the NW for years. Though, less so in California especially the major city areas. You'd think they'd install them in tourist place bathrooms due to it chasing tourism from using the establishments.

It comes down to those in control are virtue signaling. While it's not an issue always limited partisan wise, the majority of those areas do have a large problem linked to one side.

Sadly, the result of dealing with with the spread of typhus will come action of rat and then on to cat extermination. All the while ignoring the causes of why it's happening in the first place.

a reply to: ntech

The issue is more than just "compassion". Homelessness is a huge epidemic in major cities up and down the West Coast. It' not all drugs or mental illness either. There's a lot of people such as Silicon Valley that live in their vehicles while working tech jobs due to not being able to afford rent or to buy and are saving up for future housing plans.

Gentrification is causing locals(that are now low income to the area) to be priced out of their home towns, people moving for employment, often finding they cannot afford the area, etc.

I don't see Camp FEMA type places as a solution that can lead to more concerns, such as treatment.

Highly unlikely the real issues will be dealt with.
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posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 07:05 AM
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a reply to: BlueJacket

I see you rail on and on against capitalism and unchecked capitalism.

You are aware that California is the most socialist state?



posted on Oct, 9 2018 @ 07:09 AM
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originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha
I'm not even being facetious, but when was your last visit to any large Californian city?


I was in San Fran, San Jose and Sacramento last week.



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