She believes US hospitals are unprepared to handle Ebola.
"Many hospitals are poorly prepared to contain any pathogen. That's why at least 75,000 people a year die from hospital infections. If hospitals can't stop common infections like MRSA, C.diff and VRE, they can't handle Ebola," Dr. McCaughey said.
With a death rate ranging from 60 to 90%, the Ebola outbreak has infected over 1700 people and killed close to 1000. And while most health officials claim Ebola poses virtually no risk to Americans, McCaughey begs to differ.
"For example; an estimated 14,000 patients die each year from Clostridium difficile (C.diff), a health care infection spread by diarrhea. Invisibly small fecal particles contaminate bed rails, curtains, nurses' uniforms and other surfaces, carrying the disease from one patient to another. The same could happen with Ebola if precautions are ignored."
McCaughey contends: "Whether Americans die of Ebola will depend largely on what hospitals do when the first victims unknowingly carrying the virus are admitted."
What about the CDC? They're telling us Ebola is nothing to worry about.
"In the last three months," Dr. McCaughey said, "three incidents of the CDC mishandling pathogens--anthrax, avian flu, and smallpox--have come to light. Why assume the agency's ready for Ebola?"
"Nations and kingdoms will proclaim war against each other. There will be great earthquakes, and there will be famines and epidemics in many lands, and there will be terrifying things and great miraculous signs in the heavens." --Luke 21: 10 & 11, New Living TranslationA wise man once said: "To believe with certainly we must begin with doubting." - Stanislaus Lescynski, King of Poland (1705)
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