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Tue Jul 19, 2016, 02:58 PM

RNC Staffers Quarantined After Norovirus Outbreak Reported at Convention - (Why does God hate them?)

http://usuncut.com/news/rnc-staffers-quarantined-norovirus-outbreak-reported-convention/

They aren't completely sure it's Norovirus, but jeebus still hates them.

“We’ve got about 11 who have been sick over the last few days, and we’ve been out there every day and working with them to eliminate the spread [between] the resort and the delegation from California,” Erie County Health Commissioner Peter Schade told Stat News.

Noroviruses cause explosive vomiting and diarrhea, which can clear out a patient for one to three terrible days. While most norovirus patients recover on their own, some have needed medical assistance for dehydration.

They are also frighteningly contagious, and often spread quickly through crowded social events. When asked if California delegation staffers were the only ones affected so far, the California delegation chairman Jim Brulte said “To the best of our knowledge.”

While the RNC staffers are showing many clear symptoms of norovirus, health officials have yet to fully confirm the cause of the illnesses. Staff members will be quarantined until they can go 24 hours without showing symptoms.

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Reply RNC Staffers Quarantined After Norovirus Outbreak Reported at Convention - (Why does God hate them?) (Original post)
Snarkoleptic Jul 2016 OP
nolabear Jul 2016 #1
Snarkoleptic Jul 2016 #3
auntpurl Jul 2016 #9
Hortensis Jul 2016 #13
nolabear Jul 2016 #14
Hortensis Jul 2016 #19
underpants Jul 2016 #2
Snarkoleptic Jul 2016 #4
underpants Jul 2016 #5
vegetarian x Jul 2016 #6
FSogol Jul 2016 #7
Kaleva Jul 2016 #8
etherealtruth Jul 2016 #10
Snarkoleptic Jul 2016 #11
etherealtruth Jul 2016 #15
yellowcanine Jul 2016 #18
Guy Whitey Corngood Jul 2016 #12
tonyt53 Jul 2016 #16
yellowcanine Jul 2016 #17
Snarkoleptic Jul 2016 #20

Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:00 PM

1. Next up: locusts!

I am having too much fun.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:02 PM

3. No kidding, it's spiraling out of control.

Which is really fun to watch, although I hope nobody becomes seriously ill.
It will be interesting to see how deep the bench is, if a few of the crazies miss their speaking engagements.

https://www.statnews.com/2016/07/19/norovirus-republican-convention-cleveland/
The pesky bugs are exceedingly contagious. Norovirus outbreaks rip through crowds, and are often associated with travelers on cruise ships, children in day care centers, or guests at a wedding.

Jim Brulte, the California delegation chairman, told STAT in an email that the trouble started when one of the staff members who arrived ahead of the delegation came down with a virus and infected her husband.

He said the staff members who are showing symptoms are being quarantined until they’ve gone at least 24 hours without showing symptoms.

“To the best of our knowledge,” Brulte said, delegation staff members were the only people affected.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:12 PM

9. lol

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Response to nolabear (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:20 PM

13. Lol. They're lost in the three days of darkness now,

judging by the spiritual wasteland of that event.

According to the CDC, the Norovirus incubation period is 12-48 hours, median 33.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:22 PM

14. It'll be a real Barf-o-Rama! (credit to Stephen King)

Wouldn't want to go THERE.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #14)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 04:21 PM

19. Speaking of, they'll be nominating their

very own Lardass tonight.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:02 PM

2. They must have gotten ahold of some bad Chic-FIL-a

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Response to underpants (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:03 PM

4. Hahhahah!

For the win!!

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:03 PM

5. Damn without those staffers this could turn into a chaotic Fustercluck

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:03 PM

6. It's because they hate LGBTs! God couldn't get the traditional hurricane that far north and inland.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:05 PM

7. I think they are just giving themselves excuses. Trump's policies cause explosive vomiting & diarrhe

a too. Why blame the norovirus....

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:11 PM

8. This may well explain the port-a-john behind the podium on the stage.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:13 PM

10. Perhaps if they would not worry about who is using which washroom ....

.... and focus on washing their effing hands this could be prevented

(only half joking)

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Response to etherealtruth (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:16 PM

11. Safety First!

Here's a poster they need on the convention floor.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Reply #11)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:22 PM

15. HAHAHAHAHA .... :-)

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Response to etherealtruth (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:47 PM

18. You may be on to something there.

Seriously.

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:17 PM

12. As religious as these people claim to be and not one of them sees "the signs"? nt

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:45 PM

16. It got passed around during their Bible study time and orgies.

 

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Response to Snarkoleptic (Original post)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 03:46 PM

17. I don't know but Pat Robertson probably has an opinion.

He is sort of the expert on GAWD smiting.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #17)

Tue Jul 19, 2016, 05:40 PM

20. Many DU'ers prophetically referred to the upcoming convention as a "shit show" and were right!

Although if Robertson is quizzed, I'm suspect he'd say hardships that befall conservatives are the fault of libruls, gays, Obama, etc.

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