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CDC Director: Go for a jog in the park during Ebola ‘quarantine’

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http://twitter.com/#!/JanetSparks/status/526832418943434752 We’re not sure if the CDC director is advising on quarantine protocols or writing his Match.com profile. Maybe long walks on the beach are a good “quarantine” activity as well. Asked what activities someone in voluntary quarantine could do, CDC director Frieden suggests “jogging in the park” to be acceptable. — Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) October 27, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js […]

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Patient with Ebola-like symptoms quarantined at Howard University Hospital

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http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/518082787338096640 Twitchy has been careful not to report on every rumor of Ebola in the United States, but several mainstream media outlets are reporting that a patient has been hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a return flight from Nigeria. #BREAKING: Patient who'd traveled to Nigeria showing possible #Ebola […]

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Chris Hayes gets called on his Ebola ‘lie’

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Last night, Chris Hayes interviewed the Executive Director of Doctors Without Borders Sophie Delaunay to talk about Gov. Chris Christie and the quarantine of Ebola health worker Kaci Hickox. And after the segment, Hayes tweeted out this summary of his chat with Delaunay: So @MSF has had 3300 staff rotate through W Africa caring for Ebola […]

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This’ll do it! The White House’s ‘new offensive’ in the fight against Ebola [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/522457049318182912 Seems like pretty good advice given everything that’s happened. But the message just isn’t sinking in. It’s time to bring in the big guns: @Matthops82 @ABCNewsLive New offensive. pic.twitter.com/lJLZcNhkAr — Scott Gaspar (@SWGaspar) October 15, 2014 Hey, can’t be any less effective than what the White House has done so far.   Read more: […]

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Obama: Danger is low; Rand Paul: ‘We’ve gone from ignorant to obscene’

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http://twitter.com/#!/AmbassadorPower/status/522542907476422656 Twitchy reported earlier that the CDC cleared nurse Amber Vinson to fly despite having tended to Ebola patient Thomas Duncan and reporting that she had a fever.  ‘Wait. What?!?’: CDC cleared second Ebola infected nurse to fly despite fever. We’re not sure that exactly qualifies as “aggressive.” @AmbassadorPower @WhiteHouse bang up job so far — […]

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Guess what John McCain wants Obama to do about Ebola? (Hint: WTF?)

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http://twitter.com/#!/innercitypress/status/521293342488154112 Will discuss situation in #Kobani Sunday @CNNsotu from #Phoenix — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) October 12, 2014 Sen. McCain hit up CNN this morning. After the news about a possible new Ebola patient broke, the topic of conversation switched to that. And then this happened: John McCain: U.S. Needs an Ebola Czar http://t.co/hpARotwmEY (VIDEO) — […]

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Piers Morgan has a suggestion for Pres. Obama to put the nation at ease

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http://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/523124837120610304 As Twitchy has been reporting over the past few days, Piers Morgan has become a vocal critic of the Obama administration and we must say, it’s been delightful to watch. Morgan continues that onslaught with this zinger aimed at President Obama and CDC Director Dr. Frieden and their happy-talk on Ebola: Best way for […]

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Report: Nurse’s union considering pickets if Ebola prep doesn’t improve

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http://twitter.com/#!/sarahkliff/status/522466007890554880 According to Vox editor Sarah Kliff, the nation’s largest nurse’s union is concerned about the lack of Ebola preparedness at U.S. hospitals and has reportedly put the option of pickets on the table. The union also sent a letter to the White House: This is the letter sent to Pres. Obama from the @NationalNurses on […]

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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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Unreal! Did Donna Brazile say nurse infected with Ebola was asking for it?

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http://twitter.com/#!/dutchindian/status/522383483839451137 Wait, what? Well, you see, this happened: Nurse infected with Ebola knew risks of her work http://t.co/cEKq4CWoRQ via @YahooNews #service — Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) October 15, 2014 Wow. Just … wow. That was the headline of the Yahoo! article Ms. Brazile tweeted, seemingly in endorsement as she did not say otherwise. @donnabrazile but President […]

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Grammy nominated music production team says Ebola is ‘made up’ virus

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http://twitter.com/#!/ARKATECHBEATZ/status/521386464840806400 Grammy nominated production team Arkatech Beatz is apparently of the belief that Ebola is a fake scenario conjured up by pharmaceutical companies. Pharmaceutical companies can't wait to charge to give you a bullsh*t vaccine for a made up Ebola virus. — Arkatech Beatz (@ARKATECHBEATZ) October 12, 2014 So I guess we should just take […]

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This Ebola response from Amb. Power is unbelievably absurd [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/djkilllist/status/527643716471635968 Well, that is an evergreen statement. But what sparked it today? Oh, just this absurdity from Ambassador Power: Pic of bumping elbows—vs shaking hands—w/ Liberian Pres Sirleaf. Key part of #EbolaResponse is altering our behavior. pic.twitter.com/OcJ6bZEc6E — Samantha Power (@AmbassadorPower) October 29, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Oh, well then! Y’all are totally on it. A hashtag […]

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Pregnant woman who may have been exposed to Ebola ‘told to take shower’

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http://twitter.com/#!/wcvbkelleyt/status/521399291131486208 A man who traveled recently to West Africa is being isolated for Ebola-like symptoms at Harvard Vanguard in Braintree, Mass. BREAKING: Man who traveled recently to West Africa is reportedly being isolated for Ebola-like symptoms in Braintree http://t.co/ZrgfTOsczC — WBZ Boston News (@cbsboston) October 12, 2014 #BREAKING: Patient isolated at @harvardvanguard in #Braintree, fire […]

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‘Hoo boy’! Mark Pryor’s Ebola flub inspires ‘perfect’ potential GOP ad [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/cam_mason/status/519454412465397761 MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt recently caught up with Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor, where she asked him if he thought the White House has handled the Ebola crisis effectively thus far. That’s a fair question, considering that this past August, Pryor made Ebola a campaign issue. It’s also a pretty straightforward question. Unless you’re Mark Pryor, apparently: […]

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Donna Brazile: Don’t worry about Ebola; ‘they want you to be afraid’

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http://twitter.com/#!/donnabrazile/status/521062000257146880 A Texas health worker who apparently contracted Ebola from Thomas Duncan was wearing “full protective gear — gown, gloves, mask and shield,” according to Texas health officials. But the virology experts at Huffington Post say not to worry …  and Democrat hack Donna Brazile agrees! Here’s what she tweeted earlier this morning: What's on your menu? Despite […]

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The CDC knew about the Ebola threat on the Carnival ship on Oct. 15.

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http://twitter.com/#!/Shroomcam/status/523113212603301888 Oh, my. If you didn’t think trust in government could get any worse, think again. Check out the statement put out by Carnival Cruise Lines from earlier today that states the CDC told Carnival on October 15 that one of their ships was carrying a health care worker from Dallas who had been possibly exposed […]

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Rick Perry: Children monitored after possible contact with Ebola patient

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http://twitter.com/#!/mkhammer/status/517365659832180736 A man in Texas who has been diagnosed with Ebola had been in the country for several days before being hospitalized and quarantined. Texas Gov. Rick Perry held a press conference today and said that school children are being monitored after having been near the Ebola patient: Breaking: Gov. Rick Perry says "some school […]

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‘OH HELL NO!’ Report: National Guard will fight Ebola in Africa

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http://twitter.com/#!/nursebero/status/522772282067156992 Oh my. This isn’t going over well right now: Obama expected to authorize deployment of National Guard troops to Liberia in #Ebola fight http://t.co/mN2NRB8CCm pic.twitter.com/B7zbBOcsFJ — NBC News (@NBCNews) October 16, 2014 OH HELL NO!➡Obama May Send National Guard to Liberia to Fight #Ebola http://t.co/a8v3oZL2TX IMPEACH THIS SOB NOW! HE CAN GO…unprotected — Franci […]

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Ebola meeting pic released; Still waiting on Benghazi night photo

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http://twitter.com/#!/Lisa_See/status/519228883728494592 The president met with his national security team today to discuss the administration’s response to the Ebola threat, and within hours a photo from the meeting emerged. Across the table from Pres Obama at Ebola meeting are (l-r) @AmbassadorPower, @JohnKerry and DefSec Hagel. pic.twitter.com/svmkg8cGeT — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 6, 2014 Benghazi watchdog Sharyl Attkisson […]

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Report: ‘Hero’ Ebola doctor lied to the NYPD; Said he’d ‘self quarantined’

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http://twitter.com/#!/flakjack3t/status/527397276634079233 If this report in the New York Post is true, then it’s a potential bombshell that’s certain to add to the ongoing quarantine/not-quarantine debate. The “hero” doctor getting treated for Ebola in NYC is alleged to have lied to the cops about his travels: Ebola doctor lied about his NYC travels: sources Dr. Craig Spencer […]

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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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Obama won’t like this brutal truth-snark on Ebola from SNL!

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http://twitter.com/#!/Jenism101/status/526216010274066435 You know things are bad for President Obama when even Saturday Night Live isn’t buying his happy talk on Ebola in America. Here’s the video from last night’s cold open of the program, which skewers both the president and “Ebola Caesar” Ron Klain: Saturday Night Live has a little fun with Obama, his second […]

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Ron Fournier: For the record, nobody is panicking about Ebola

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http://twitter.com/#!/ron_fournier/status/525471338828685313 Ron Fournier, a reporter for National Journal, makes a good point. So far, Americans have been much more alarmed by the Obama administration’s incompetence in dealing with Ebola than by the Ebola virus itself. @ron_fournier I got an advertisement email from the Washington Times suggesting I hoard food today. — Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) October 24, 2014 […]

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What might prompt WH to ban flights from Ebola outbreak countries?

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http://twitter.com/#!/DNchef/status/517667098123051008 The Obama administration announced yesterday that there are currently no plans to restrict flights coming from countries where there has been an Ebola outbreak. Include National Review’s Jim Geraghty among those asking why there aren’t flight restrictions: Why Aren’t We Stopping Flights from Countries With Ebola? http://t.co/YhZyCQ84yk pic.twitter.com/kyVotnn557 — jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) October 2, 2014 […]

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Readers don’t remember the first US Ebola victim the way People Mag reports

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http://twitter.com/#!/NY_Cowboy/status/523851712818597888 Here’s how Thomas Eric Duncan, the first victim of Ebola in the United States who died earlier this month, is being remembered, according to People Magazine. Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola victim in the U.S., remembered as a caring, compassionate man http://t.co/TiW4AIYnga — People magazine (@peoplemag) October 19, 2014 And while many have sympathy for […]

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So, who’s dressing as Ebola for Halloween this year? [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/showsTAUpper/status/524485565216206849 This year’s most controversial Halloween costume looks to be the Ebola hazmat suit, with at least one company selling a version online dubbed “the most ‘viral’ costume” of the year: Controversial (and inevitable) Ebola-inspired Halloween costume has hit stores: http://t.co/z8nTSnV1lb pic.twitter.com/Gl9sQdqiN8 — New York Post (@nypost) October 15, 2014 But is this too soon? Here’s the […]

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