As the flood gates are being opened for the third world thanks to liberal public policy, the problems of the third world are arriving to the West alongside them. An incredibly deadly fungal infection is sweeping through the US right now, leaving experts puzzled on how to stop this public health crisis.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is issuing a dire warning as healthcare centers struggle to deal with a new emergency that is spreading rapidly. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) estimate that the fungal infection, known as Candida auris or C. auris, is “associated with up to 40% in-hospital mortality.”
“Most strains of C. auris are resistant to at least one antifungal drug, one-third are resistant to two antifungal drug classes, and some strains are resistant to all three major classes of antifungal drugs. C. auris can spread readily between patients in healthcare facilities. It has caused numerous healthcare-associated outbreaks that have been difficult to control,” the CSTE said.
“Patients who have been hospitalized in a healthcare facility a long time, have a central venous catheter, or other lines or tubes entering their body, or have previously received antibiotics or antifungal medications, appear to be at highest risk of infection with this yeast,” the CDC added.
More than 700 cases have already been reported, mostly in New York, New Jersey and Illinois but is moving to Florida, California, and other states as well. Symptoms include a fever and the chills that do not typically respond to antibiotics or treatment once the infection is in an afflicted individual’s bloodstream.
“Conventional laboratory techniques could lead to misidentification and inappropriate management,” the CDC says, “making it difficult to control the spread of C. auris in healthcare settings.”
This is happening at the same time that the US southern border is being flooded with third-world migrants, who are known to bring filth and disease into the country.
Last month, there were 2,287 migrant detainees who had to be quarantined because they had contagious conditions such as mumps, chickenpox and influenza. The record influx of migrants headed across the US southern border are facilitating the spread of illnesses and putting American lives in danger.
“Migrants travel north from countries where poverty and disease are rampant, and their health can be aggravated by the physical toll of the journey,” US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said while appearing before Congress.
As long as the refugee crisis continues to persist, public health nightmares such as C. auris are going to become commonplace as the America falls into a third-world nation.
As Trump Leaves Office, Media Cites Ineffectiveness of Lockdowns and Democratic Leaders Display Eagerness to Reopen
Right on cue.
With President Donald Trump’s impending exit from the White House, many are starting to perceive pivots from Democratic leaders and the mainstream media on the ineffectiveness of lockdowns and the reopening of society.
For example, Newsweek ran an article Thursday titled “COVID Lockdowns May Have No Clear Benefit vs Other Voluntary Measures, International Study Shows.” The study, published in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation, found through a mathematical model that there was “no clear, significant beneficial effect of [more restrictive measures] on [COVID-19] case growth in any country.”
This is just one study, of course, so it may not reflect objective reality any more than one study which concludes that lockdowns saved “millions of lives.” But after getting bombarded with messages from the media that lockdowns were necessary—with the opposite message found only on explicitly conservative outlets like Big League Politics—it may seem too coincidental to see such a story while the changing of the presidential guard takes place.
Not only that, it also comes at a time when some Democratic leaders appear to be chomping at the bit to reopen restaurants, bars, and schools—after several months of harsh insistence that they all must stay closed in the name of “safety” and “public health.”
On Monday, for example, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York called for the reopening of the state’s economy “smartly and safely.”
“We simply cannot stay closed until the vaccine hits critical mass. The cost is too high. We will have nothing left to open. We must reopen the economy, but we must do it smartly and safely,” Cuomo tweeted.
We simply cannot stay closed until the vaccine hits critical mass. The cost is too high. We will have nothing left to open. We must reopen the economy, but we must do it smartly and safely.#SOTS2021
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 11, 2021
Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot put out a similar call on Thursday, saying that bars and restaurants need to reopen “as quickly as possible” because it will help those businesses survive and reduce the number of large private parties and gatherings.
And incoming president Joe Biden recently pitched a $175 billion plan to return children to school, $130 billion of which would be for public elementary, middle, and high schools, the other $35 billion for colleges and universities. Many teachers unions stubbornly refused to return to in-person classes for the longest time, but now that Biden has come out in support of in-person classes, don’t be surprised to see them suddenly change their tune.
The left is so predictable, isn’t it?
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