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Video: A $100,000 Robot Zaps Germs in Hospitals

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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This is great news. This low-cost robot zaps bugs. There are lots of life-threatening bugs in hospital rooms. This robot is wheeled in, turned on, and in 5 minutes, 99.9% of the bugs are gone. It uses ultraviolet light to ruin their DNA. They can’t reproduce. They die out, leaving no progeny. This frees up […]

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Nurses in “Ebola Hospital” Describe What Happened

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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When Thomas Eric Duncan first came into the hospital, he arrived with an elevated temperature, but was sent home. On his return visit to the hospital, he was brought in by ambulance under the suspicion from him and family members that he may have Ebola. Mr. Duncan was left for several hours, not in isolation, […]

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No Tolerance: “Ebola Hospital” Is a Ghost Town

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2014

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The Presbyterian hospital in Dallas is empty. The ER room is empty. There is no waiting time. They might as well shut it down. It’s over. The free market is relentless. It is unforgiving. It asks: “What have you done for me lately?” It also asks: “What will you do to me today?” No one […]

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Ebola and the CDC: The Onion Got It Pretty Close in 2010

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2014

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CDC Officials Announce Free Ice Cream For Everyone, Delicious Tasty Ice Cream, And Also There Is An Ebola Outbreak (June 15, 2010) ATLANTA—In a sudden, unscheduled announcement Tuesday, officials from the Centers for Disease Control revealed that they were giving away free ice cream, had enough of the frozen dessert for everyone, and that, by […]

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The Mathematics of Ebola

Posted on October 15, 2014

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When the experts describe the Ebola disaster, they do so with numbers. The statistics include not just the obvious ones, such as caseloads, deaths and the rate of infection, but also the ones that describe the speed of the global response. Right now, the math still favors the virus. Global health officials are looking closely […]

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Ebola: It Will End in Either Boredom or Widespread Panic.

Written by Gary North on October 14, 2014

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Here are today’s headlines from Drudge.Here is the main headline on Google News. This is mid-October 2014. Does anyone think that the second Dallas hospital worker to get Ebola will be the last? Hardly. Already, this is big news. The public wants to read about it. The public is vaguely concerned. The public has adopted […]

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Sierra Leone: “Let Ebola Run Its Course. Good Luck!”

Written by Gary North on October 13, 2014

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International health officials have admitted defeat. There is nothing more they can do. From now on, the disease will run its course. The decision signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease. Officials said they would begin distributing painkillers, rehydrating solution and gloves to hundreds of Ebola-afflicted households in Sierra Leone, contending […]

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