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Predictable: Joan Walsh blames Right’s ‘anti-government mania’ for Ebola

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http://twitter.com/#!/TroyDean5/status/521687341807972355 Joan Walsh is trying to blame Republicans for Ebola…. Wtf? — Connor (@cread15) October 13, 2014 The NIH director has blamed budget cuts for the lack of an Ebola vaccine, and Donna Brazile has blamed the GOP for Ebola. Not to be outdone, Salon’s Joan Walsh blames the Right and smaller government conservatives for […]

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‘Competence!’ Here’s a sneak peek at the ‘new CDC Ebola protocols’ [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/BigRMV/status/522461747723378688 So, it’s official: When it comes to dealing with Ebola, the CDC really doesn’t seem to have a clue. CDC now says maybe we need to re-examine Ebola protocols. But don’t worry, it’s all under control. — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonDC) October 14, 2014 because of lack of strict quarantine protocols, CDC now has to ask […]

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Spanish authorities want to euthanize Ebola victim’s pet dog

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http://twitter.com/#!/zachlogan/status/519811160594743296 This story out of Spain is making news today: Meet Excalibur: Spanish officials want to euthanize him over fears that he could spread Ebola http://t.co/JJtu5Bn6Lg pic.twitter.com/RpxGlutBnQ — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) October 7, 2014 With a petition that’s already reached 300,000 signatures to spare “Excalibur”: Petition opposing euthanasia order for #Ebola patient’s dog now […]

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Embarg-uh-oh! Did CDC try to hide new US Ebola case? Spoiler: It didn’t work

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http://twitter.com/#!/AsheSchow/status/517053994196168704 Or can you? According to various media outlets, a patient in Dallas has been diagnosed with Ebola. That would make this patient the first confirmed case diagnosed in the U.S. CDC confirms Dallas patient has tested positive for Ebola. @CBSDFW — Andrea Lucia (@CBS11Andrea) September 30, 2014 CDC says this is the first case […]

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Here’s when bowling Ebola-positive doc reportedly felt ill (Hint: Not today)

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http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/525455389220159488 Bin. Go. Protocol breaches that aren’t protocol breaches. Self-monitoring snafus. What’s next? Oh, just this: @AceofSpadesHQ @gabrielmalor Hard to believe this guy had zero symptoms until this morning, when suddenly his fever was 103 — Allahpundit (@allahpundit) October 23, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Yep. That is hard to believe. Especially when the New York Times is […]

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ABC News’ chief medical editor declares NYC doctor with Ebola a ‘hero’

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http://twitter.com/#!/brite1010/status/525461068563640320 Let’s just say that NBC News’ chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman didn’t do much for our confidence in TV doctors when she broke self-quarantine for Ebola to go to a restaurant to pick up a takeout order. Tonight, ABC News’ chief medical editor is weighing in on the case of a doctor in New York City […]

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‘Smart take’: Politico chides Rick Perry and ‘his Ebola problem’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Crapplefratz/status/523512019568570368 While Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in Europe, two nurses who had been providing care for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan were diagnosed as having contracted the virus. Perry subsequently cut short the planned trip and returned to Texas. Ebola is a big problem for Perry, according to this Politico article: During Rick Perry's absence […]

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CDC director: The impulse to isolate countries may worsen Ebola epidemic

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http://twitter.com/#!/DrFriedenCDC/status/517369689413255168 Hot off the heels of his abysmal CNN interview yesterday, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC, tweeted that the U.S. shouldn’t isolate countries where Ebola is running rampant. Is he simply saying that U.S. military and aid workers should continue to work to contain the Ebola virus in Africa? Or, more ominously, is he signaling opposition to restrictions […]

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MacCallum: School canceled at sign of ‘1st snowflake’ but not for Ebola?

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http://twitter.com/#!/countryokie1/status/518006380683206656 A man from Liberia remains hospitalized with Ebola in Dallas, Texas, the people in an apartment where he had been staying are being quarantined (kind of), and about 100 people who had contact with the infected man are being monitored. What about area schools? Martha MacCallum had a priorities question: Explain to me why […]

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