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2014-08-04 12:39:13 PM  
Why top secret?

Announce what's in them, see if, y'know, these countries could save the world their germs.
 
2014-08-04 12:41:49 PM  

doglover: Why top secret?

Announce what's in them, see if, y'know, these countries could save the world their germs.


If it's on CNN, then I highly doubt they're top secret.
 
2014-08-04 12:51:37 PM  

doglover: Why top secret?

Announce what's in them, see if, y'know, these countries could save the world their germs.


Well that's not gonna make any money for drug companies.
Have Ebola? We'll cure you for......
*Pinky finger to mouth*
One BILLION dollars.
MUH HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
 
2014-08-04 12:52:18 PM  
Because if Ebola ever mutates because of its interaction with an untested drug, we're REALLY screwed.
 
2014-08-04 12:55:16 PM  
They probably sliced up some garlic and put it in water and had the patients take that 'serum' along with some oil of oregano pills.
 
2014-08-04 01:11:38 PM  
Hrm.  Not sure how this one works; they say it's a monoclonal antibody, but I can't find anything about the mechanism.  I know there's been a lot of interest in blocking a single protein receptor used in cholesterol transport, as that's how Ebola attacks the body, so this may be an antibody-related method.  Basically, the receptor method prevents the virus from being able to do anything at all, and it dies off rather quickly since it can't reproduce (IIRC, the protein is something like NPC1).

Anyway, all of this only works so long as the virus doesn't mutate; since it's got a low infection rate and high death rate, the host tends to die before the virus mutates much.  That's possibly a blessing in disguise (and an ugly disguise at that).
 
2014-08-04 01:42:51 PM  
Bed rest and fluids?  Lots and lots and lots of fluids?
 
2014-08-04 01:44:54 PM  

StrikitRich: Bed rest and fluids?  Lots and lots and lots of fluids?


Chicken soup.
 
2014-08-04 02:00:24 PM  
...that is experimental and, up until now, had only been tested on monkeys.

IT'S A CONSPIRACY!
 
2014-08-04 02:08:00 PM  
That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."

I hope we'll have time to put up a stone pylon for the aliens explaining the extinction of the race: "We didn't want Kyhglee to have the sniffles for gymboree"
 
2014-08-04 02:44:16 PM  

obenchainr: Hrm.  Not sure how this one works; they say it's a monoclonal antibody, but I can't find anything about the mechanism.  I know there's been a lot of interest in blocking a single protein receptor used in cholesterol transport, as that's how Ebola attacks the body, so this may be an antibody-related method.  Basically, the receptor method prevents the virus from being able to do anything at all, and it dies off rather quickly since it can't reproduce (IIRC, the protein is something like NPC1).

Anyway, all of this only works so long as the virus doesn't mutate; since it's got a low infection rate and high death rate, the host tends to die before the virus mutates much.  That's possibly a blessing in disguise (and an ugly disguise at that).


So what you're saying is that Obama is trying to create a new super mutant Ebola and import it into the U.S..

/Alex Jones is probably allready on that angle
 
2014-08-04 03:40:59 PM  
A "cure" for ebola? We can actually cure a virus now? I know we can treat them, but we've actually advanced that far?
 
2014-08-04 03:41:47 PM  
Time to buy aluminum foil futures...
 
2014-08-04 03:42:36 PM  
i've seen this movie.  i can't believe they would blow up a whole town just to keep ebola viable as a weapon...
 
2014-08-04 03:45:05 PM  
Yeah, but now they both have autism.
 
2014-08-04 03:45:11 PM  
If it turns out that this is just regular Ebola diluted until no traces exist, I'm going to be pissed.
 
2014-08-04 03:45:40 PM  
 
2014-08-04 03:46:25 PM  
Are they using Sterno?
 
2014-08-04 03:46:33 PM  

xanadian: ...that is experimental and, up until now, had only been tested on monkeys.

IT'S A CONSPIRACY!


Yeah, I don't see how anyone could get worked up about this. It's obviously still in the developmental cycle. It would be imprudent to be mass-distributing at this point. Let's just be happy that there is a treatment in the works that seems promising.
 
2014-08-04 03:46:54 PM  

doglover: Why top secret?

Announce what's in them, see if, y'know, these countries could save the world their germs.


Big Pharma wants to make money too!

Over are the days of noble scientists who invents drugs to save mankind then die poor.
 
2014-08-04 03:47:00 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."


Bullshiat...  The majority of soccer moms are chemtrail-huffing anti-vaxxers.
 
2014-08-04 03:47:59 PM  

Jaden Smith First of His Name: If it turns out that this is just regular Ebola diluted until no traces exist, I'm going to be pissed.


It was developed BY A SCHOOLTEACHER.
 
2014-08-04 03:48:20 PM  
It, uh, only works on white people. Yeah, that's the ticket!
 
2014-08-04 03:48:35 PM  
www.kentie.net
 
2014-08-04 03:48:51 PM  
In before someone asks why they aren't using experimental drugs on bunch of black people in Africa..

/oh wait.. Someone already did in the CNN comments.
 
2014-08-04 03:49:34 PM  
Of course we do! Everyone knows the CIA is behind it all, starting with Abola back in the 1970s.
 
2014-08-04 03:49:41 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."



Waaait...I thought the latest internet meme was that soccer mom's didn't want to vaccinate their kids, and that's what will cause the human race to die out.  So confusing, I'm not sure who to pointlessly hate.
 
2014-08-04 03:50:05 PM  
What happened to the mice?
 
2014-08-04 03:50:18 PM  

styckx: In before someone asks why they aren't using experimental drugs on bunch of black people in Africa..

/oh wait.. Someone already did in the CNN comments.


Isn't that how the CIA invented HIV in the 70s?
 
2014-08-04 03:50:28 PM  
2.bp.blogspot.com

Bernadette: Oh, I take pacts very seriously. One time at my lab, a petri dish of genetically modified super-virus went missing. That day we made a pinky swear never to admit we crossed Ebola with the common cold.

Howard: Why the hell would you cross Ebola with the common cold?

Bernadette: We never did. That would be a terrible, terrible thing.
 
2014-08-04 03:50:40 PM  
USA! USA! USA!

Now IS the time to Patriotic!
 
2014-08-04 03:50:49 PM  
Smallpox stored in a broom closet.

That's what worries me, not the disease but the rampant lunacy of anything the federal government manages .. and I use the term  manage as derisively as possible.
 
2014-08-04 03:51:21 PM  

Jaden Smith First of His Name: If it turns out that this is just regular Ebola diluted until no traces exist, I'm going to be pissed.


Are you saying it is homeopathic? Cha-Ching!
 
2014-08-04 03:51:26 PM  

styckx: In before someone asks why they aren't using experimental drugs on bunch of black people in Africa..

/oh wait.. Someone already did in the CNN comments.



because not enough white people have died from ebola yet, so there wasn't a need for a finalized product.

Experts: Ebola Vaccine At Least 50 White People Away
 
2014-08-04 03:52:26 PM  

bdub77: They probably sliced up some garlic and put it in water and had the patients take that 'serum' along with some oil of oregano pills.


Don't be idiotic. After you do that, you need to then dilute the solution in 100 times the original volume in water. Then do this several more times, say, for a total of 6X, so that you have a concentration of the original material diluted by a factor of 100−6 (10−12). Then you can give it to the patients safely.
 
2014-08-04 03:52:28 PM  

AngryDragon: Time to buy aluminum foil futures...


Weird Al always gives solid investment advice.
 
2014-08-04 03:52:33 PM  
Soon to be taken down to Africanized Rabies. Phalanx is the cure
 
2014-08-04 03:52:40 PM  

wildcardjack: styckx: In before someone asks why they aren't using experimental drugs on bunch of black people in Africa..

/oh wait.. Someone already did in the CNN comments.

Isn't that how the CIA invented HIV in the 70s?


According to Alex Jones Ebola terrorists are flying to Mexico then crossing the border to infect the U.S.
 
2014-08-04 03:53:36 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."

I hope we'll have time to put up a stone pylon for the aliens explaining the extinction of the race: "We didn't want Kyhglee to have the sniffles for gymboree"


Most soccer moms are scared of vaccines that have been around for a few decades..they would never give their kids Ebola "vaccines"...it may cause orifice autism!!!
 
2014-08-04 03:53:44 PM  
There is a cure. That's what the nuclear device under the facility is for.
 
2014-08-04 03:53:56 PM  

moike: Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."

Bullshiat...  The majority of soccer moms are chemtrail-huffing anti-vaxxers.


It is a not a mini-van, it is a "Swagger Wagon."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHQ2sHyA9SI (NSFHumanity)

I am going to kill myself now.  I am sorry for infecting everyone.
 
2014-08-04 03:54:21 PM  
I had ebola, but I cured it with Tylenol.
 
2014-08-04 03:55:11 PM  

ThrobblefootSpectre: Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."


Waaait...I thought the latest internet meme was that soccer mom's didn't want to vaccinate their kids, and that's what will cause the human race to die out.  So confusing, I'm not sure who to pointlessly hate.


Smart money's on Dick cheney.
 
2014-08-04 03:55:24 PM  

GameSprocket: Jaden Smith First of His Name: If it turns out that this is just regular Ebola diluted until no traces exist, I'm going to be pissed.

Are you saying it is homeopathic? Cha-Ching!


You suck.
 
2014-08-04 03:55:33 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."

I hope we'll have time to put up a stone pylon for the aliens explaining the extinction of the race: "We didn't want Kyhglee to have the sniffles for gymboree"


You need additional pylons.
 
2014-08-04 03:55:35 PM  
I'm gonna adopt a kitten and name it Ebola, then post n Facebook saying I just came back from the shelter and now have Ebola.
That should freak some of my "friends" the hell out.
 
2014-08-04 03:55:36 PM  
theskinnyonmyjeans.files.wordpress.com

The cure
 
2014-08-04 03:56:11 PM  

Gunny Highway: moike: Mr. Coffee Nerves: That sound you heard was every Soccer Mom in America firing up the Odyssey and racing to the pediatrician demanding full-spectrum Ebola treatments for their kids "just in case."

Bullshiat...  The majority of soccer moms are chemtrail-huffing anti-vaxxers.

It is a not a mini-van, it is a "Swagger Wagon."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHQ2sHyA9SI (NSFHumanity)

I am going to kill myself now.  I am sorry for infecting everyone.


why would you do that?  why?
 
2014-08-04 03:56:44 PM  

farkin_Gary: What happened to the mice?


i.imgur.com
 
2014-08-04 03:57:09 PM  
imgs.xkcd.com
 
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