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In 11 days, the midterm elections will take place. They are not apt to go well for the Democrats, but the results would be much, much worse if we were to learn that in a variety of places within the country, thanks to the fecklessness of Barack Obama’s minions, people have come down with Ebola. We already know of such a case in New York. What if there were a slew of others?
It is with this in mind that one should perhaps read the report that a hospital in Kansas City, Missouri is busying suppressing information of this very sort. Kit Daniels of Info-Wars cites family physician James Lawrenzi who claims that “hospital workers are being told not to use the word ‘Ebola’ if they treat patients who may have the disease.”
A doctor at Truman Lakewood Medical Center told Dr. Lawrenzi that a patient arrived at his hospital a few weeks ago with a high fever and was bleeding out all of his orifices after returning from West Africa, but the next day the patient disappeared from Truman Lakewood.
The hospital told its workers the patient, who wouldn’t have been able to leave the hospital on his own given his condition, had a case of “malaria,” which wouldn’t explain the patient’s orifice bleeding.
Similarly, another possible Ebola patient was admitted to Research Medical Center in Kansas City but also quickly disappeared, and management at that hospital claimed the patient had “typhoid.”
“These patients are disappearing, they’re doing something with the patients and God knows where they’re going,” Dr. Lawrenzi said.
Dr. Lawrenzi suspected that hospital managers, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are trying to prevent panic by labeling suspected cases as other illnesses, even if the symptoms do not match the declared disease.
Something of the sort may be going on in New York City as well:
Emergency dispatchers in New York were likewise told to use codewords to refer to suspected Ebola cases over the radio and were not allowed to reveal information on any of the cases handled by first responders.
“At no point shall a dispatcher transmit over the radio any message containing the word ‘Ebola’ or related terminology,” a New York Fire Department bulletin stated.
Instead dispatchers were told to use the code letters “F/T,” for Fever/Travel, to indicate that a 911 caller had a fever and a history of travel to West Africa.
My first instinct is to suspect such claims. But, over the last few years, we have been misled time and again, and I could easily imagine the Obama Administration, in a panic, directing the CDC to hide as much as possible.
Like everything else about this administration, I suppose, the truth will eventually come out — after it is politically irrelevant.
Remember the glory days when the American press prided itself on its skill in “investigatory journalism?” Those days are gone — and they will certainly not return . . . not until we have a Republican in the Presidency.