Originally posted by CultureD
The US Military is also threatened (and this is off-topic slightly, but it does apply to N.A. security).
Many bases have multiple reposts of infections:
NOT off topic. Over-crowded reserve communities, military barracks and prisons have a whole lot in common - and ALL are implicated as breeding grounds
for virus reassortment, recombination and spread.
the Iowa Jima is heading back to Norfolk, where no DOUBT the families of the sailors will be infected,
Yep. That's how it works.
and Canada doesn't have the same ability to enforce military quarantine as the US.
Manitoba, at least, passed some fairly draconian quarantine/emergency measures legislation in 2005:
The Quarantine Solution
In addition, NAFTA Super-sized and NORTHCOM provide the legal basis for human quarantine, the imprisonment of non-compliant citizen/consumers and
The Patriot Act 2, Immigration and NORTHCOM
US Brokers Continental Corporate Takeover: Update March 22, 2005
It was clear years ago that agricultural industries needed to be changed and better regulated to prevent the emergence of a zoonotic pandemic.
But instead, profits were protected, and laws were put in place to quarantine people when the inevitable pandemic occurred.
...legally, the i's were dotted and the t's were crossed under the Bush administration...
But if the Us is in trouble from a security standpoint, any attempt at martial law, or border closing will be a joke at best.
...I'm hoping the bad guys will be infected too, not just the police and soldiers. But when people are hungry, frightened and angry, almost everyone
who can still walk can be a "bad guy," huh?
All in all, the future looks a bit grim doesn't it?