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Ebola Relapse For Doctor Rick Sacra?

by James Denison / November 2, 2014 9:52 PM PST
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/10/05/newday-valencia-former-us-ebola-patient-hospitalized.cnn.html

http://nypost.com/2014/11/02/new-york-doctor-infected-with-ebola-is-improving/

The doctor who had Ebola is back in the hospital following his "recovery" and dismissal a couple weeks ago. Not known yet if he's had a relapse of Ebola. If so, this could be very bad not just for him, but all those who have thought he was cured and spent time near or with him.

He gave this interview on FOX news along with the recalcitrant Maine nurse on Oct 29. A day later he was admitted into a Massachusetts hospital, and a report was issued, but then pulled (covered up?)
Notice the information in the link. I also have a google screen capture of the link, but there's no cached page with it.

Here are two other links that have since been pulled.

http://www.whdh.com/topics/v/98659003/crew-disinfects-home-where-ebola-patient-stayed.htm

http://www.whdh.com/topics/v/98659198/full-video-cdc-news-conference-on-first-ebola-case-diagnosed-in-us.htm?&seek=862.279

why the coverup????

Here's a cropped page capture of that googled links.

http://glenburniemd.net/CNET/UMassMemorial-RickSacra_coverupEbola.png
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RE: . If so, this could be very bad not just for him.
by JP Bill / November 2, 2014 11:25 PM PST
Ebola Relapse For Doctor Rick Sacra?

not known yet.....no chance anyone will wait UNTIL they find out for sure is there?

I know, you're just throwing it out there and standing back to see what sticks.
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I am waiting to find out
by James Denison / November 3, 2014 12:41 AM PST

I do think anyone who may be declared Ebola free, then released, then relapses with Ebola, would be a very scary prospect, because it would indicate the disease could be more like HIV than we'd like, hiding till it can flare up again, and not able to depend on current means to measure it in a person's blood. I still remember the years of no HIV test that was certain.

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I'm not qualified to address the major medical
by drpruner / November 3, 2014 4:45 AM PST

issues. But I do note that the "21 days" is a conservative best guess. (E.g. perhaps no one is known to go past 14 days, so they add a week to be sure.)
Trouble is, human biology is not bridge building- tables of exact stress and strain, etc. And the behavior of the virus is not fully known.

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THEY jumped ot conclusions and THEY were not alone.
by JP Bill / November 3, 2014 8:19 AM PST
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(NT) Man, you spoiling ALL the fun!
by drpruner / November 5, 2014 12:24 AM PST
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(NT) Conspiracy theorists don't need no stinking facts
by Diana Forum moderator / November 5, 2014 1:26 AM PST
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Most people
by TONI H / November 5, 2014 1:44 AM PST

with respiratory infections do a lot of coughing up of phlegm and spittle.....much like some stages of Ebola.........whether it was a leap by whoever reported that he was 'reinfected' or not, it still comes down to a scary situation since he had already been infected, don't you think?

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Agreed. Rule: Consider the other guy
by drpruner / November 5, 2014 2:50 AM PST
In reply to: Most people

before acting. The woman in Maine didn't. Hope she survives. (The scare she gave.)

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It appears she has seen the error in her ways
by JP Bill / November 5, 2014 3:57 AM PST
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A fake news site
by James Denison / November 5, 2014 5:18 AM PST

reported that she was hospitalized with Ebola symptoms, the "news" went viral and all Fort Kent was getting worked up over it, calling the Sheriff's office, where he was assuring them it was a "spoof" site. She let herself in for that by being obstinate though, and no doubt feelings toward her haven't improved with that bit of scary "news".

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Not unlike the "fake news site" you referred to
by JP Bill / November 5, 2014 7:08 AM PST
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and Sacra and his "relapse"?

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it's not know for "fake news"
by James Denison / November 5, 2014 11:06 AM PST

If a site is, I don't use it.

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