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October 23, 2014

Ebola + New York City Media & Self-Obsession = Terrible Combination for Obama

You know, of course, that if a tornado kills eight people in Oklahoma, the New York City-based media can barely stifle its yawns, but if a taxi runs over a dog in New York City, it's huge news for a week?

Well Ebola might have come to New York City.

The Big Apple may have its first case of Ebola.

A 33-year-old Doctors Without Borders physician who treated Ebola patients in Guinea and returned to New York City 10 days ago was rushed in an ambulance with police escorts from his Harlem home to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, sources said.

Craig Spencer was suffering from Ebola-like symptoms -- a 103-degree fever and nausea, sources said.

The physician fell ill while engaging in his favorite hobby, touching and breathing on strangers' food.

Okay I made up that last part. That was a lie.

Still, this is a high-risk potential ebola carrier. Obviously I support him in his heroic efforts to treat ebola in Africa.

But how self-quarantined was he during his 21-day period of potential infection? Was he just sort of going about his life normally?

If so, this will be another huge black eye for our No Worries Mon CDC.

Well, AllahPundit thinks he knows the answer.



Yup. That's what you like to see. Potentially infected people should really try to mix with as many random strangers as possible. They should try to wear as many rented shoes as possible, and stick their fingers into bowling balls that other people will be handling.

And they should touch not-strangers, too:

The doctor also spent some time with his girlfriend this week, per CNN, and now she’s at risk. All of which is to say, if you've been worried lately that members of America's medical establishment have been underestimating the risks of Ebola, you should definitely continue to worry.


Video of EMTs in hazmat suits taking him to the hospital, below.


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