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Ebola: What We Are Not Told

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:13
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The World Health Organization has issued a bulletin which confirms that Ebola can spread via indirect contact with contaminated surfaces and aerosolized droplets produced from coughing or sneezing.

Unless a massive global response is undertaken, it seems Ebola is going to spiral out of control.

 

To prevent its spread to the US and other Western countries, Ebola must be stopped in its tracks in west Africa.

 

Infectious rates and deaths are expected by some to escalate from hundreds to thousands per week in the near future.

 

But we don’t know the true number of cases, many infected individuals simply do not go for treatment, some suspected of dying from the disease were simply buried without any diagnosis, and there are cases where lab results were not included in databases.

 

So have the general public been told all the facts on this epidemic?  It would appear the answer is an emphatic NO!

 

 

The World Health Organization has issued a bulletin in early October confirming Ebola can spread via indirect contact with contaminated surfaces and aerosolized droplets produced from coughing or sneezing.

“…wet and bigger droplets from a heavily infected individual, who has respiratory symptoms caused by other conditions or who vomits violently, could transmit the virus — over a short distance — to another nearby person,”  “This could happen when virus-laden heavy droplets are directly propelled, by coughing or sneezing…”

And then this, “The Ebola virus can also be transmitted indirectly, by contact with previously contaminated surfaces and objects.”

 

However the CDC says it is impossible to become infected “by indirect means,” in other words, by touching a contaminated surface.

 

Africa is presenting a “possible, serious threat” to the public, according to two studies by U.S. Army scientists.

After successfully exposing monkeys to airborne Ebola, which “caused a rapidly fatal disease in 4-5 days,” scientists with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) concluded Ebola can spread through air but likely hasn’t in Equatorial Africa because the region is too warm, with temperatures rarely dropping below 65°F.

 

What will happen in cold climate areas where Ebola has already become established? If the Ebola virus thrives in cold temperatures and can spread, doesn’t that ring warning bells??

 

Watch this video to become informed!

 

video by SCGNews.com

 

On March 23, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea. On August 8, the WHO declared the epidemic to be a “public health emergency of international concern.

 

A third Sierra Leone doctor has died this week from Ebola, and according to health officials, he was the tenth doctor to contract the deadly disease.

 

Dr Aiah Solomon Konoyeima died on Nov 6, just one day after Ebola claimed the lives of two other doctors.

 

Dr Konoyeima, who worked at a children’s hospital in Freetown, the capital, tested positive to Ebola a fortnight ago.

 

Sierra Leone is seeing the fastest spread of the disease. At least 3,000 cases have appeared there since the outbreak began four months ago.

And it appears that the majority of new cases are coming from people who have visited the capital, Monrovia.

 

The current outbreak has caused infection in 17,500 people, with around 6,200 fatalities.

 

The World Health Organisation says the number of Ebola cases is doubling every three weeks and the world’s response needs to be 20 times greater than it is. 

More info:http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/ebola/06-october-2014/en/

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1411471

 

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