Browsing All posts tagged under »Centers for Disease Control (CDC)«

We Don’t Need Billion$ To Prevent Zika

May 7, 2016 by

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Controlling mosquitoes and preventing diseases requires smarter policies, not more billions By Paul Driessen and Robert J. Novak ~ The Zika virus is increasingly linked to serious neurological complications for pregnant women and microcephaly in newborns: smaller than normal heads and brains. It also affects areas of fetal brains that control basic muscular, motor, speech […]

The CDC Is Brushing Off The Zika Virus

January 29, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The Zika virus causes horrible birth defects – and it’s coming here. Will US authorities let ideologues stop them from wiping out the mosquito species that carries this horror? The biggest danger is to pregnant women, whose babies are at risk of being born with abnormally small and damaged brains. […]

Everyone Is Still Getting It Wrong On The Legionnaires’ Outbreak

August 15, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ As the death toll rises to 12 in New York’s Legionnaires’ disease outbreak, Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo are playing politics, passing the buck. But the truth is, much of the blame belongs to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for misleading health officials in New York […]

Disease Uncontrolled: Swift Decline Of The CDC

January 20, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ With flu raging through 46 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking center stage, advising the public and physicians. But the agency increasingly isn’t up to its task. Until last year, polls showed the CDC to be the most respected federal agency. But then it bungled its […]

While Obama Officials Bloviate About Settled ‘Science,’ DoD Scientists Fear Air Transmission Of Ebola

October 31, 2014 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Pretending to be guided by “science” rather than practicing politics in service of their post-American agenda, Obama administration officials persevere in the irresponsible suggestion that Ebola cannot be transmitted through the air – i.e., that it requires physical contact with an infected person that results in exposure to bodily fluids. […]

Ebola crisis: Team Obama Takes Politically Correct Approach, Ignores Science

October 30, 2014 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ On Monday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Thomas Frieden announced a new policy on health care workers returning from Ebola-plagued West Africa. Parroting President Obama’s Saturday radio address, Frieden cautioned that Americans must be “guided by the science,” not fear. Sorry. The Obama administration’s half-way approach is based […]

Jihadist Attacks With Hatchet in New York City + More – Daily Digest

October 24, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Melish, 1813 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Jihadist Attacks With Hatchet in New York City In an act of lone-wolf terrorism, Zale Thompson attacked four police offers with a hatchet […]

Political Correctness Trumps Ebola Prevention

October 23, 2014 by

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By Gregory D. Lee ~ As if the Ebola virus isn’t bad enough, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has made a series of errors in protocol that has compounded the problem, and it illustrates this Administration’s complete incompetence in handling this, or any other crisis. The president and CDC are recommending not suspending air […]

You Know What We Need? An Ebola Czar. + More – Daily Digest

October 20, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that’s the stuff life is made of.” –Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS You Know What We Need? An Ebola Czar. Barack Obama announced Ron Klain as his new “Ebola Czar.” Obama said, “It may make […]

If We’re Going To Use The Military To Fight Ebola, Here’s How To Do It

October 18, 2014 by

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By LTC Allen West (U.S. Army Ret) ~ I guess it’s time for me to weigh in on the Ebola issue in America. I’m not an infectious disease expert, but I know a little bit about leadership. First of all, if Obama was taking his daily intelligence briefings he should have been inquiring about “hot […]

The CDC Is Like Any Other Bureaucracy + More – Daily Digest

October 17, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A council to a magistrate, who is himself responsible for what he does, are generally nothing better than a clog upon his good intentions, are often the instruments and accomplices of his bad, and are almost always a cloak to his faults.” –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 70, 1788 TOP 5 […]

Operation Inherent Resolve – No, Seriously + More – Daily Digest

October 16, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established government.” –George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Operation Inherent Resolve – No, Seriously Last week, we humorously suggested the as-yet-nameless operation against […]

Politicizing A Plague

October 16, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ If President Obama does not want the Ebola virus to kill Americans, why has his administration done nothing to restrict any flights from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the hot spots in Africa where it appears the virus is spreading? One of the reason flights from Liberia were not stopped, we […]

Our Hospitals Not Ready For Ebola

October 16, 2014 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The news that a nurse who’d treated Thomas Eric Duncan has Ebola herself puts the lie to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s repeated assurances for months that “US hospitals can safely manage patients with Ebola.” The nurse is now in isolation at the same Dallas hospital, Texas Health […]

The Ebola Message Doesn’t Match These Precautions

October 16, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ I don’t trust the authorities’ claims that it is virtually impossible to contact Ebola through casual contact when we see the houses of patients in the West being sprayed and nurses contracting the disease even after taking elaborate precautions. And this doesn’t help at all: Dr. Tom Frieden, director for the […]

Dallas’ Ebola Errors

October 14, 2014 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ RoseAnn DeMoro, head of National Nurses United,  is  warning that hospitals in the U.S. “are not ready to confront” Ebola.  But Thomas Frieden, MD, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention insists they are. The string of errors in Dallas shows that the neither the CDC nor the […]

President Ebola

October 6, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ What does it tell you when Britain and France have stopped flights to and from the nations in Africa where Ebola has become a threat and the United States has not taken a similar measure? What does it tell you when the President sends 3,000 U.S. troops on a “humanitarian” mission […]

Happy Father’s Day 2008 – You Can’t Outsource Fatherhood!

June 15, 2008 by

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Father's Day has been observed for a century & its inspiration, Mother's Day, was celebrated in some form since the 16th century. Marriage is the foundation for the family, which serves as the foundation for society. There's no greater responsibility or privilege than parenting & no greater reward than the blessing of children.