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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by DDHvi   » Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:37 pm

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https://www.mnnonline.org/news/ebola-fo ... decisions/

Indeed.


http://www.healthmap.org/ebola/#projection

It looks like Liberia, and to a lesser extent, Guinea MAY be starting to have a small change in the spread rate. Sierra Leone, not. It would be interesting to compare and contrast the methods used in these three countries.
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by DDHvi   » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:13 am

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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/02 ... in-us-aid/

The number of new cases in the hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea plummeted from a peak of 1,000 a week to around 100 a week by the end of January.


As a result of international aid starting in September, and education in how not to spread it. Thank you, Tenshinai

[quote=Tenshinai]Both parts were needed to keep the outbreak as "small" as it became.[/quote] Extinction to all diseases :!: :x

Hooray :D :!:

http://personalliberty.com/poison-child ... -interest/

Of the nearly 80 people linked to the Disney outbreak, reports say 28 had had not received the measles vaccine.


As pointed out in the article, this means 52 had been vaccinated, but still caught it. For many diseases, vaccination is obviously not a total preventive. It would be nice if we could trust the big shits, ah that is, shots, to always have our best interests in mind and tell us all the truth.

In this, it would be very very nice to have reliable reports on what WORKS :!: :!: :!:

For some diseases: Smallpox, historically about 7% died, and many were scarred. Centuries ago, a process of deliberately exposing people in a way that reduced deaths to about 2% was used. This came to be called variolation. Note that the death %s were much higher in susceptible populations, such as the American Indians. Vaccination decreased the death %s by roughly two more orders of magnitude.

More critically, the strength of the induced immunity made possible a strategy of producing moats to prevent spread, thus enabling the defeat of smallpox.

Since obviously that strength is much smaller with some diseases, many of which are not as deadly, we now have many people who argue against forced vaccination. The lack of trust in leadership increases this. As below.

http://vaxtruth.org/2011/08/history-of- ... ed-states/

What the majority of the public does not know is that more than two-thirds of the pertussis infections in California this year have occurred in individuals who were fully vaccinated and in the majority of cases the illness occurred as a result of vaccine failure (25).
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by Tenshinai   » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:34 pm

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DDHvi wrote:http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/02/09/as-ebola-fades-questions-arise-over-billions-in-us-aid/

The number of new cases in the hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea plummeted from a peak of 1,000 a week to around 100 a week by the end of January.


As a result of international aid starting in September.


Hooray :D :!:


No, mostly as a result of local campaigning to make sure people don´t spread it as easily.

The aid mostly got those already infected something resembling care, while not setting up another vector for infecting many more people.

Both parts were needed to keep the outbreak as "small" as it became.
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by DDHvi   » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:46 pm

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Though it is far from under control in much of the region, there is a glimmer of hope as the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that in trials, a vaccine called VSV-EBOV has proven to be 100 percent effective in protecting individuals.


From:

http://www.gizmag.com/ebola-vaccine-100 ... als/38740/

Later info:

The vaccine available was used for test purposes. Production is being increased, and the moat aka ring strategy is being used, starting with medical people.
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by DDHvi   » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:32 am

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Tenshinai wrote:No, mostly as a result of local campaigning to make sure people don´t spread it as easily.

The aid mostly got those already infected something resembling care, while not setting up another vector for infecting many more people.

Both parts were needed to keep the outbreak as "small" as it became.


IIRC, in Sierra Leone primarily, the attempts to prevent spread were often resented to the point of medical people being chased away. It was against local traditions :!:
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by cthia   » Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:19 pm

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September 14, 2015 1:32 P.M.

New Ebola death in S.Leone dims optimism for epidemic's end

Freetown (AFP) - A 16-year-old girl in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, dealing a blow to optimism that the west African country has finally turned the page on the devastating epidemic.

http://news.yahoo.com/ebola-fatality-si ... NlYwNzYw--

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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by DDHvi   » Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:32 am

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Sierra Leone (MNN) — This week, the World Health Organization declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.


From:

https://www.mnnonline.org/news/sierra-l ... ally-over/

There is still a lot of clean up work to do on the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. Note that some people in the medical profession are stating that sooner or later we will have a world wide pandemic of some sort, like the flu was a century ago. Communications can help - no infections spread (except bad ideas) over the net, and we can be warned to take precautions.
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by Tenshinai   » Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:19 pm

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DDHvi wrote:
Sierra Leone (MNN) — This week, the World Health Organization declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.


From:

https://www.mnnonline.org/news/sierra-l ... ally-over/

There is still a lot of clean up work to do on the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. Note that some people in the medical profession are stating that sooner or later we will have a world wide pandemic of some sort, like the flu was a century ago. Communications can help - no infections spread (except bad ideas) over the net, and we can be warned to take precautions.


The downside addition to that is of course that modern communications also includes regular airplane flights to and from almost anywhere and everywhere.

Meaning that we can have a worldwide pandemic in less than a week after the first case is found.

The potential is extremely nasty.
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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by cthia   » Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:25 pm

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Re: Ebola Virus
Post by Brigade XO   » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:10 pm

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Interesting that Marburg was not identified until it was involved in a "lab accident" in Marburg- which has never been a home to African Fruit Bats. Big fancy government lab facility and a previously unknown variationof Ebola...how odd.
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