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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 05:19 PM
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Views: 6,688
Posted By kathymuggle
Yes, you make a good point. When I...

Yes, you make a good point.

When I originally posted my mixed feeling over the child exclusion from school, I did not realise how few cases of Ebola (19) Nigeria had. There are a lot of...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,688
Posted By kathymuggle
She visited Nigeria before it was declared Ebola...

She visited Nigeria before it was declared Ebola free.

"On October 20, the World Health Organization declared that Nigeria, which is several hundred miles from the epicenter of the outbreak, had...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,688
Posted By kathymuggle
Mixed, mixed feelings. I don't have huge...

Mixed, mixed feelings.

I don't have huge issues with quarantine for those who have been exposed to significant, serious diseases.

If I had been exposed to Diphtheria, say, I would be ok with...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By kathymuggle
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/Articles/2014...

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/Articles/2014/04/Sharps-Injuries-Not-Part-of-Anyones-Job.aspx

"And yet, lives can be changed, literally in an instant. According to the Centers for Disease...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By kathymuggle
I would not want a healthcare professional who...

I would not want a healthcare professional who was HIV positive doing any procedure that breaks the skin on me or my child. I know the risks are low, but this is the kind of risk that we should try...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By kathymuggle
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Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Absolutely. I can discount 99 as just running...

Absolutely. I can discount 99 as just running hot, and maybe 100 (although that is definitely more problematic) but 101? Nope. Fever for one reason or another.

I will say I wish she was under...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By kathymuggle
Herd immunity, in theory, is when a high...

Herd immunity, in theory, is when a high percentage of the population is protected through vaccination/wild cases thus making it difficult for a disease to spread because there are so few...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 595
Posted By kathymuggle
Congrats on the pregnancy :)

Congrats on the pregnancy :)
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
According to the Today show, her "slight...

According to the Today show, her "slight increase" in temperature? 101 degrees.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-29-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 595
Posted By kathymuggle
"Hospitalisation was assessed in four trials and...

"Hospitalisation was assessed in four trials and did not show a significant benefit from vaccination. Working days lost in placebo recipient and vaccine recipients were significantly reduced in the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-29-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By kathymuggle
Loving the enforce and voluntary back to back...

Loving the enforce and voluntary back to back (and I know it is the articles words, not yours, AJ). :grin:

I thought this quote from the article was bang on. Bolding mine.

"We do not want to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By kathymuggle
It is odd. The CNN thing does not overly...

It is odd. The CNN thing does not overly susrprise me- someone getting out of quarantine like that is news - but everything else is a bit weird.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-28-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,064
Posted By kathymuggle
Whaaa???? Do you have a link (manistreamish,...

Whaaa????

Do you have a link (manistreamish, or well cited, preferably) so I can read more about this? I am being a bit lazy in not looking it up myself, but I will return the search favour if...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-28-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,064
Posted By kathymuggle
Did the girl die of a Diphenhydramine overdose? ...

Did the girl die of a Diphenhydramine overdose? Probably. I am not 100% satisifed, though. I wonder if her mother is satisifed with the coroners report.

A few things:

To the best of my...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-27-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Do you think a nurse who was treating Ebola and...

Do you think a nurse who was treating Ebola and presents with fever (or "slight increase in temperature") should be quarantined?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By kathymuggle
There is no respect for others without humility...

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/humility.html#Rekexa4bMPMtOexr.99
Forum: Vaccinations   10-26-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Why? Ebola is about as transmissible as Hep B (...

Why? Ebola is about as transmissible as Hep B ( a smidge less, perhaps) and far more dangerous, but I am sure you vaccinate for Hep. b.

Is it a straight numbers game on our soil? Then why do...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By kathymuggle
I support leaving it here. I hope you are not...

I support leaving it here. I hope you are not asked to remove it - it is very much a topic for INV as it has hapenned before and will happen again.

I hope NVIC is up again soon.

Honestly,...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
I certainly can. They have vaccination programs...

I certainly can. They have vaccination programs for far less, and some governments have a history of rolling out vaccine programs for pretty flimsy reasons. Ebola fear is certainly very high.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By kathymuggle
tsk.tsk.tsk…no logic alllowed where vaccine...

tsk.tsk.tsk…no logic alllowed where vaccine issues are concerned. :grin:
Forum: Vaccinations   10-26-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Speaking globally (not about this specific Ebola...

Speaking globally (not about this specific Ebola outbreak)….

Ebola typically kills under a hundred every few years.http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/history/chronology.html It is not...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-26-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Well, there are discussions around about the...

Well, there are discussions around about the legitimacy of the Ebola outbreak on the web. As I said in my first line, I don't really wish for this thread to dissolve into that type of discussion...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
PSM posted this image a few days ago, and it...

PSM posted this image a few days ago, and it might be useful for this discussion (darn image inserter is not working for me…here is the link)
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Forum: Vaccinations   10-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 731
Posted By kathymuggle
Ebola "just a plane ride away"

For the sake of the post, let's assume Ebola is real and is currently ravishing West. Africa.

How does this and a possible vaccine relate to "it is just a plane ride away."

Some posters have...
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