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Possible Ebola in New york
mystery Show this Post
10-24-2014, 03:42 AM #1
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials on Thursday were looking into a possible Ebola case in New York City.

Sources tell CBS 2 EMS crews picked up Dr. Craig Spencer just after noon Thursday.

Sources told 1010 WINS he was rushed from a building on West 147th Street.

“Today, EMS HAZ TAC Units transferred to Bellevue Hospital a patient who presented a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms,” New York City officials said in a statement. “The patient is a health care worker who returned to the U.S. within the past 21 days from one of the three countries currently facing the outbreak of this virus.”

Spencer, who is a physician in his 30s and works with Doctors Without Borders, came back a week ago from Guinea, where he is believed to have been treating

10-24-2014, 03:45 AM #2
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He tested positive, which is not so positive. I just updated the Ebola thread with this
Anonymous Kritter Show this Post
10-24-2014, 03:51 AM #3
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(10-24-2014, 03:45 AM)Octo Wrote:  He tested positive, which is not so positive. I just updated the Ebola thread with this

At least he got to go bowling and spread it around a bit, wonder if he'll count that up as a strike or a spare

From another source confirming he went bowling

However, CNN's Vaughn Sterling tweeted that he "didn't self-quarantine" and that he took an Uber to a Brooklyn bowling alley on Wednesday.

mystery Show this Post
10-24-2014, 04:28 AM #4
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(10-24-2014, 04:07 AM)the white ribbon Wrote:  surely doctors from that region should be placed in quarantine on return to our countries?? that's if they wanted to not spread it.. 13.gif 13.gif

One would think so but then again when has any government done anything as of late correct



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