Spanish authorities want to euthanize Ebola victim’s pet dog

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http://twitter.com/#!/zachlogan/status/519811160594743296 This story out of Spain is making news today: Meet Excalibur: Spanish officials want to euthanize him over fears that he could spread Ebola http://t.co/JJtu5Bn6Lg pic.twitter.com/RpxGlutBnQ — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) October 7, 2014 With a petition that’s already reached 300,000 signatures to spare “Excalibur”: Petition opposing euthanasia order for #Ebola patient’s dog now […]

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Quarantined ‘hero’ Ebola aid worker planning to sue over her confinement

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http://twitter.com/#!/chelsea_elisa/status/526489548520710145 The latest news on Kaci Hickox, the nurse currently quarantined in New Jersey under new guidelines for those traveling to the United States after treating Ebola victims in Africa, will file a lawsuit challenging the legality of her confinement: Nurse under Ebola quarantine in NJ will sue over her confinement http://t.co/Rk2VSHlD4X — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) […]

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Paul Begala parrots pitiful ‘Ebola budget cuts’ spin; Gets schooled

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http://twitter.com/#!/Of_Angelis/status/521503503316164608 Snicker. That last part should be an evergreen tweet. So, what happened? This: Gee, thanks, Republicans! CDC head: We'd Have Ebola Vaccine if Not for Budget Cuts. http://t.co/xUKdznZJ6J — Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) October 13, 2014 The always absurd Paul Begala pushed the ridiculous claim, made by the NIH director, that there would be an […]

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Patient with Ebola-like symptoms quarantined at Howard University Hospital

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http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/518082787338096640 Twitchy has been careful not to report on every rumor of Ebola in the United States, but several mainstream media outlets are reporting that a patient has been hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a return flight from Nigeria. #BREAKING: Patient who'd traveled to Nigeria showing possible #Ebola […]

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Australia just banned travel to West Africa to stop Ebola

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http://twitter.com/#!/CBSMMiller/status/527040453074771968 Did the first domino just fall in the debate over whether or not countries should impose full travel bans to countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak? Maybe so: #Australia stops visas from West African nations affected by #Ebola — CCTV Africa (@cctvnewsafrica) October 28, 2014 Australia implements freeze on visas from […]

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‘When Ebola comes to my city’: Americans’ Ebola strategies [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/babradeys/status/517787128089305089 It can seem callous but humor is the great American defense mechanism. There’s probably some complicated psychological explanation but a lot of people cope with stress and fear by laughing at what they’re afraid of. Clearly Ebola is on people’s minds. In the age of social media, the reaction plays out with memes and […]

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New scapegoat for Ebola (Hint: It begins with ‘N’ and ends with ‘RA’)

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http://twitter.com/#!/HunterHSpoon/status/517693324518756353 The Ebola outbreak has already been blamed on “climate change,” and you might be able to guess who’s next in line for scapegoating: Ebola in the US and according to @CeasefireUSA that means you should be outraged at the #NRA. https://t.co/G0A7Tlf0mp — CamEdwards (@CamEdwards) October 2, 2014 Really? According to States United to Prevent […]

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An Unlucky Airplane Passenger Proves Why You Shouldn’t Joke About Ebola.

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There are a few things you should never, EVER say on a plane. Talking about guns is frowned upon. Mentioning bomb is right out. And Ebola? Also bad. An emergency medical crew in hazmat suits rushed on to a plane after a man sneezed and yelled “I have Ebola!” in an apparent prank. The flight […]

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Low-information tweeters have an important question about Ebola

Who is Ebola?? — da hulk (@hunglikejoviee) October 3, 2014 Wait. What? who is #ebola and why are they trending? — get over yourself (@shutupno1cares) October 3, 2014 @AddictedToJBae who is ebola? — Stay Strong Selena (@RinaSGJB) October 3, 2014 Who is Ebola? — Nick Gorham (@Germeyyy) October 3, 2014 @wolfstiels who is Ebola is […]

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