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Old 01-08-2014, 14:25   #1
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Ebola Fears in the Canary Islands

Could this lead to the cancellation of the 2014 arc rally,as the canary islands is a gateway to many west african migrants arriving on small piroges involved with people smuggling.

Migrant boat arrival sparks Ebola concern - Daily News - Gran Canaria - ISLANDCONNECTIONS.EU

Here are the 35 countries one flight away from Ebola-affected countries – Quartz

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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

Indeed! And i am ascared of getting on the airplanes here!

Wait till it mutates with a common flu virus
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

I'm not a doctor but isn't this being blown a bit out of proportion **assuming** my understanding of the virus is it's spread via contact with bodily fluids (saliva, urine etc) and not airborne?

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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

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I'm not a doctor but isn't this being blown a bit out of proportion **assuming** my understanding of the virus is it's spread via contact with bodily fluids (saliva, urine etc) and not airborne?

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it is all about "vectors"you could easily catch it from touching the same handrail on a bus or train,supermarket etc

here is an old article but it highlights the routes used by west african migrants.

BBC NEWS | Europe | African migrant children 'beaten'

the cdc in the us and uk are taking it seriously

CDC Sets Up Quarantine Station At LAX As Ebola Virus Continues To Spread Overseas « CBS Los Angeles
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

oh and i am sure they aren't saying everything

AND

it can take 21 days before symptoms, so the airport foolery may not catch them.

Its 1347 all over again!
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

And where did the Plague first come to England?

London? Nope
Portsmouth? Nope
Plymouth? Nope
Southampton? Nope
Liverpool? Nope

BRISTOL!
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

And get this:

The plague arrive in Bristol in August 1348

that exactly 666 years ago -- the sign of the !!!!!
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

@salty monkey......you do realise EBOLA initially comes from west african villagers EATING MONKEYS!
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atoll, its a rumuor started by MarkJ
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

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it is all about "vectors"you could easily catch it from touching the same handrail on a bus or train,supermarket etc ...

the cdc in the us and uk are taking it seriously ...
Dunno, we're admitting Ebola victims into the US as of now per CNN.

"Bring us your poor, your hungry, your irreversibly ill with no known cure."

What could possibly go wrong?
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

Nothing more dangerous than eating an unsalted monkey.
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

An ebola pod in a plane crashes, ejecting it's zombies who are rescued by the locals, God bless their souls, spreading fear on Amtrak all up the East coast and down to Florida.

Mark my words!
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Nothing more dangerous than eating an unsalted monkey.

currently a very real concern here in the uk,with a large ethnic west african population.........worrying for monkeys as well

Scientists warn smuggled bush meat from Nigeria, West African, could bring the Ebola virus to Britain from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia | Metro News
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Re: ebola fears in the canary islands,arc cancelled over ebola fears.

Its time to go Vegan.

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well it looks like the incas only got it wrong by a few years,looks like it might be a good time to improve fishing skills on the boat till the gps and radio signals slowly fade away..............
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