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Ebola bites back

Post by JimC » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:07 pm

A bit of a worry... :(

From the ABC website: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-18/c ... e/10135226
Congo Ebola outbreak kills 44 as aid workers struggle to contain spread in conflict zone

A deadly Ebola outbreak in a conflict-hit area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) poses an "unprecedented" challenge to health workers trying to access victims and contain the disease, medical charities said.

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Latest outbreak started just a week after another was declared to be over
Longstanding conflict in the region has made people more susceptible to disease
WHO are concerned an epidemic could break out in security blindspots
At least 44 people have died and 78 people have been infected in the Congo's tenth Ebola outbreak since the deadly virus was discovered in the 1970s, according to the World Health Organisation.

At least 1,500 people have been potentially exposed to the deadly virus in North Kivu province but the violence means officials cannot be sure if they have identified all the chains by which it is spreading in the east of the vast country.

"We don't know if we are having all transmission chains identified. We expect to see more cases as a result of earlier infections and these infections developing into illness," WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told a news briefing in Geneva.

"The worst-case scenario is that we have these security blindspots where the epidemic could take hold that we don't know about," he said.

The latest outbreak started just a week after the country declared an end to a separate outbreak and marks the first time responders have had to work in an active conflict zone, where armed groups regularly kill and kidnap civilians.

"With Ebola, this situation is unprecedented. It will make the response longer and more expensive," said Michelle Gayer, director of emergency health for the International Rescue Committee (IRC), which is working to contain the outbreak.
Crumple may be interested, I suppose...
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by laklak » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:03 am

Gloom, despair, and agony on me
Deep, dark depression, excessive misery
If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all
Gloom, despair, and agony on me.
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Post by Rum » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:26 am

Always look on the bright side of life!
Always look on the bright side of life
If life seems jolly rotten,
There's something you've forgotten!
And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing,
When you're feeling in the dumps,
Don't be silly chumps,
Just purse your lips and whistle -- that's the thing!
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Post by Svartalf » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:29 am

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Post by pErvinalia » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:33 am

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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by cronus » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:11 am

You wonder where I've been? actually....holed up in some isolated hotel that belongs in a horror movie, prepping with baked beans and bottled water and so forth. OK, tha's for brexit the man-made apocalypse, still come in useful for ebola the second coming. I'm ready for the end of days, howz about you? ;)
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by Rum » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:18 am

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Post by laklak » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:54 pm

I'm always ready. I've got my canned food, my ammo, my generator fuel, my basement cells for the multiple wives I intend to gather unto me.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by cronus » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:19 pm

laklak wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:54 pm
I'm always ready. I've got my canned food, my ammo, my generator fuel, my basement cells for the multiple wives I intend to gather unto me.
No good to be around women with them bleeding all the time, when ebola is going about. :roll:
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by cronus » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:20 pm

cronus wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:19 pm
laklak wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:54 pm
I'm always ready. I've got my canned food, my ammo, my generator fuel, my basement cells for the multiple wives I intend to gather unto me.
No good to be around women with them bleeding all the time, when ebola is going about. Keep to one, religiously. Don't be a victim of 'me too' virus... :roll:
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by Rum » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:06 pm

I...never mind.

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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by laklak » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:27 pm

cronus wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:19 pm
laklak wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:54 pm
I'm always ready. I've got my canned food, my ammo, my generator fuel, my basement cells for the multiple wives I intend to gather unto me.
No good to be around women with them bleeding all the time, when ebola is going about. :roll:
They have to go to the isolation cell once a month. It is written.
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by JimC » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:01 pm

You can blame me, Rum, I was trying to lure him back for the lolz...
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Re: Ebola bites back

Post by laklak » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:24 am

It worked. See if you can get lozzer back.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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