‘This is one of the stupidest things I have ever seen in my life': 17 Ebola patients reportedly vanish in Liberia

There are conflicting reports out of Liberia after a quarantine center set up for people suspected to have Ebola was raided. According to the BBC, on Saturday, an angry mob attacked the center in West Point – a densely populated township of Liberia’s capital city, Monrovia. There were 29 patients in the facility at the time of the break in.

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“An amazing story from this weekend,” Stu said on radio this morning. “There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who vanished after a quarantine center in the Liberian capital was looted.”

While a senior Liberian health official claims all patients are accounted for and have been moved to another medical facility, there are reports at least 17 people escaped. The BBC reports:

Mr. Nyenswah said after the attack that 29 patients at the center were being relocated and readmitted to an Ebola treatment center located in the facility of the country’s John F Kennedy Memorial Medical Center.

However, Jina Moore, a journalist for Buzzfeed who is in Monrovia, told the BBC that 10 people had been freed by their relatives on Friday night and 17 had escaped during the looting the next day.

To add insult to injury, the looters took items from the facility including bloodstained sheets and mattresses. As one senior official told the BBC, “This is one of the stupidest things I have ever seen in my life. All between the houses you could see people fleeing with items looted from the patients.”

Because of the population density of West Point and the fact that many people in the city do not take the Ebola threat seriously, there is a tremendous fear over how quickly the deadly virus could spread.

“Imagine, they’re taken bloodstained mattresses… home, you know, potentially to sleep on. That is not going to work out well,” Stu concluded. “How the security isn’t really higher on these buildings… is beyond me. The one thing they do seem to have in Liberia is lots of guns. So you’d think they’d be able to protect a facility, but apparently not a priority.”

Front page image courtesy of the AP

  • Terry Newberry

    Where is that included in the “Murphy’s Laws” ?

  • Terri Slomkowski

    I thought it was strange that they “escaped”.

    • Jean Sha

      well they belive we are infecting them not treating them..they think the whites brought this illness & are giving it to them because they said they never had ebola before.these people practice witchcraft & voodoo

      • Proud2bfromtheUSA

        Well Ebola was planted by the USA trying to weaponize it. They threw us out so we had to go in and make it look like a protest or riot so that we could take the patients to remove the evidence.

        • Marbran

          Wow. You think we’d have to “plant” it? We could infect any population we wanted to if bio-warfare was our aim. I suppose you believe that AIDS was started by the US government, as well?

          • usaok59

            Now you’ve got it!

          • http://www.facebook.com/annathule Annathule


          • ArmyVet

            NO WAY! AIDS MAGICALLY APPEARED FROM MONKEYS… I’m not sure you should be making rhetorical statements to try and to demean others… just sayin

          • disqus_v3SHzvCspj

            I was going to suggest smallpox at the Hajj, which would be carried back to every Muslim homeland. But that would be beastly.

      • jesusknight

        Maybe we did.. the elites are really out of touch with us, who the heck knows anymore. We only know what they tell us.

    • jesusknight

      Yeah… you have to wonder if the people watching them were experimenting on them or something. Why would they want to ‘escape’ if they were actually being helped..

  • Terri Slomkowski

    Were they being held against their will?

  • Richard

    Blood stained sheets….Bio Terror anyone?

    • blaineiac

      Personally, I’d prefer to sleep on a cold stone floor than on somebody’s used blood-stained sheet, but that’s just me.

    • Rusalka

      If they wash those sheets they will infect their own water supply, no?

  • Marbran

    Make no mistake, Islamic jihadists have already been dispatched to the ebola regions with the express instructions to snag as many samples of the virus as they can. Islamic groups will use ebola as a biological weapon against the West.

    • Doom

      maybe eventually Christians and the western world will figure that out and we can have another crusade? sounds pretty good to me.

      • Salil Maniktahla

        Trolling? Or stupid? Hard to tell with you.

        • Doom

          cool comment broseph.

    • Betty Sines

      hopefully the terrorist will catch the disease and die

      • Edward Barnes

        Yep, they will die in Boston, Newyork, LA, Miami, and in your city and town.

        • Reliquary

          looks like the only fairly safe thing to say is…. New York is two words. :)

          • Jonathan Anderson

            And it is fairly safe to say it will stay that way… New Mecca.

          • Reliquary

            You are right there….I don’t think there are any plans to change it to one word any time soon

      • Nathan

        Make no mistake, their intention is to infect themselves. Just as long as they infect many more with them.

        • Derek Johnson

          you realize that you cant just “give” people ebola like you can the cold, its only through contact with infected fluids for example blood, if they plan on using it for an attack they wont infect themselves, they will infect our water.

          • Mark R.R.Smith

            They blow themselves up to kill us! Why not infect themselves to kill us? And yes you CAN just give Ebola to someone-sneeze in a salad bar, taint food as a worker in a restaurant or military mess. Don’t say they cant get into a mess with soldiers, they already do with guns and suicide vests! Blow themselves up in a water aqueduct above L A even! Oh well I guess they can’t after all.

          • http://www.facebook.com/annathule Annathule

            All ya gotta do is spit on someone!

          • Enonumus

            Your ignorance is astounding. Do a little research….

          • disqus_v3SHzvCspj

            Your arrogance is astounding; you do not know what you do not know.

          • Aqati

            You realize the CDC believes this strain to possibly be airborne and so is taking precautions to prevent its spread, right? You do realize the multiple members of WHO, using the most advanced quarantine techniques available, have still contracted the virus, right? You do realize that you CAN give someone Ebola as easily as you can a common cold since it is mainly spread the same way as Ebola is, right? You do realize that MILLIONS of Americans get the same strain of the common cold, not via the airborne contagion but by the “contact” contagion, within a few weeks, right?

          • James

            Nah dude, I didn’t realize… Source for airborne please. Everything I am reading says it is not airborne.

          • Bebe Bradley

            I think he may be referring to this that was published the other day. Pray for the best and continue your research. http://www.prisonplanet.com/cdc-concerned-about-airborne-transmission-of-ebola-virus.html

          • Aqati

            You realize the CDC believes this strain to possibly be airborne and so is taking precautions to prevent its spread, right? You do realize the multiple members of WHO, using the most advanced quarantine techniques available, have still contracted the virus, right? You do realize that you CAN give someone Ebola as easily as you can a common cold since it is mainly spread the same way as Ebola is, right? You do realize that MILLIONS of Americans get the same strain of the common cold, not via the airborne contagion but by the “contact” contagion, within a few weeks, right?

          • Wedge

            God help us if this ever gets to the SA and isn’t picked up immediately.

    • Salil Maniktahla

      You’re an idiot.

      • Marbran

        We see which side you’re on…

      • guest

        You are clearly a dumbass Salil

    • Enonumus

      Ebola, while usually causing a horrific death, isn’t a very good biological weapon due to the way it’s transmitted and the relatively short incubation period (2-21 days, but most commonly closer to 2 than 21). At least until such a time as it can be aerosolized, which the best and brightest on the planet haven’t figured out to do. Various strains of the flu kill exponentially more people every year, and you’re far more likely to die in a car accident than anything else. That said, it was the height of idiocy to bring Ebola patients into the U.S. for treatment they easily could’ve received abroad.

      • devin

        It can be transmitted through the air in water vapor

    • Stormy Washington

      That is exactly what I was thinking. When I read this my first thought was OH NO. Terrorists have taken them.

    • Fella

      I think the Dept of Defense got there before them.

    • Fella

      There are some seriously retarded people in this comment section

  • MaRiNuS ScHuNcK

    hopefully they went to Gaza

  • havewelostourminds?

    gotta love the blacks.. not much different between w africa and missori eh?

    • Gina McHargue Martin

      That’s helpful.

    • vness

      You are taking up oxygen.

    • ch2801

      That was my first thought.

  • Kim

    Escaped, so what they were prisoners?? If I was being treated like a prisoner I might want to escape too! Why dont people realize that sick people are still people and need to be treated accordingly quarantined or not.

    • Tess Squint Lawrence

      Kim….you do not yet realize that the folks in those areas think little demons are responsible for sickness? They do NOT cotton to going to a hospital or being isolated in a single sick room or ward…….they are not of a mentality that will allow reasoning with them and there is NO time to play school marm’ and educate them.

      • jesusknight

        If they were being ‘well taken care’ of, why did the sheets and mattresses stolen still have blood on them? Why were they not cleaned? Sounds sorta like they were just taken there to die in isolation from their families, etc., not to be ‘taken care’ of. Its THEIR country, not ours. Remember turn of the century hospitals here in the states? They were hotbeds of infection and disease, no one stayed there if they could help it. Probably these guys feel the same…
        Just sayin’..

    • Marbran

      These same people think that birth control is a form of black genocide.

  • Nick25

    If I were ISIS would have kidnapped those patients long ago and brought them up through our southern “border.”

    Those radical nuts are becoming affiliated with the mexican drug lords- we be in a ho bunch of trouble.

    We’ve elected the enemy.

    • Debby Lacher Griffin

      Well, if the jerks haven’t already thought of it, you’ve just given them the idea. Who’s the bigger idiot here?

      • Nick25

        That would be you, hands down.

      • Mark R.R.Smith

        Yes, He is the first person to EVER mention that. Really?
        So you think the “jerks” are reading this? Is that a mujahedeen t-shirt you are wearing?

      • Marc

        Are you really that slow Debby? Do you honestly believe that the sleeper cells haven’t already thought of this?

    • Deborah Woolley

      I didn’t vote for him! I voted for Mitt Romney!

    • livefreeordiehard

      No, many stupid people in America elected the enemy. The other half saw that he was evil from the start through the gift of discernment.

  • carlito cruz

    it’s about leadership again and again i’m alway saying that we’re producing a incompetent leaders around the world !

  • Ricky Green

    Where did they go ?

  • 4violet2

    Anyone have an idea of how to start a “Looters Rehab” program…..

  • B1ackDiamond

    My wife and me were talking about this before it happened.

    I told her who knows what people bring across our border. I actually said, they could bring some Ebola corpses across to unleash the disease in this country.

    • Debby Lacher Griffin

      Go ahead and give them the idea, why don’t you? That would be a big help to them!

      • Proud2bfromtheUSA

        you think they haven’t already thought of this. It is easier to fool people than it is to convince them they have been fooled.

        • Marbran

          Well said…

      • JayDizzle

        Debby. . . do you think B1ackDiamond and Nick25 are the two smartest people in the world? Do you think the terrorists can’t put their heads together and figure out creative ways to kill us? Shhhh. . don’t tell them that they could poison the water supplies of several US cities. . . don’t tell them that they could hack into our power grid. . . are you getting more nervous with each idea???

        • seanmahair

          You do realize that people have been throwing diseased people and animals across blockade walls for centuries right. Since most of the Mid East is still living several centuries behind the rest of us I’ve no doubt they already know and are planning who to chemically destroy is. It is after all their agenda, and we know this because they told us.

      • riplakish

        Do you sincerely think they haven’t worked this out on their own and a random comment to a story is a novel idea? Bio-terror is several thousand years old, and why it may not have originated in that region, its certainly has been frequently used in the region throughout history.

        • pfiffi43

          You are right, bodies infected with the black death were catapulted over the city walls, or water supplies were infected with bacteria. So, bio-warfare is not a novel idea at all.

  • PaC SGM (R)

    With any luck they will be found dead in the jungle somewhere and not have infected anyone else.
    Facts are if you hazard the rest of your community because you don’t want to stay in quarantine you don’t deserve any help.

  • Doom

    Wow, blacks looting in Ferguson and Monrovia? that must be their racial pass time or something…

  • pawley

    “What will be the sign that you are coming again,and when will the world come to and end?” Matt 24:3

  • Edward Barnes

    Soon to cross our southetn border.

  • Irena M Varela

    Stupidest thing, Glenn? I think it’s funniest.

  • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

    Those people are going to get the shock of their lives when they get Ebola.

    • riplakish

      … as short as that shock lasts…

      Unfortunately, it’ll get blamed on voodoo – the people they stole from getting back at them. But don’t worry, they’ll beg their family to help them, knowing them to be safe, because they didn’t steal anything. Vicious circle, unfortunately.

  • Bladderfish PieHole

    Just a matter of time that Ebola breaks out in America. Ive known it every since they started bringing up the subject. Its called , pre-conditioning people.. conditioning just like when the damn gas prices get to a certain level., and stays there … ..its a slow methodical conditioning of the people to become accustom to the so called new norm. The same with really bad things , that in my opinion are slowly but surely being filtered into our country. Well, some not so slow.. like the southern borders..but you get my point. It really makes me very frustrated when some of us can see, what others can not…or chose to be willingly ignorant about. Glenn Beck you are among those that have the insight my friend. And thanks for all your efforts.

    • pfiffi43

      You are right, absolutely.

  • Shawn Cameron

    Maybe the reason for the lax security is they figured;

    “Who the f’ would want to break in here!?”

  • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

    Hey Liberia Here’s your sign. Please where it around your neck so we know not to cross paths with you.

  • http://www.groweyelashesnow.com Chuck Hoskins

    It’s not an easy bug to catch. In the west, we could nip in the bud fairly quickly. But in the third world, it poses a real threat with poor hygiene and medical care. It wouldn’t make an effective “weapon”.

  • Thomas

    They were spotted crossing the southern border of the United States today…


    All you had to hear is “Africa.”

  • BO_stinks

    their greed may cost thousands of lives…

  • The Law Maker

    Let them go. If they are so stupid not to listen to anyone, why don’t we just wait and then have mass burials for the “I know better crowd”. They will be getting rid of the so called “bad guys” for us.Then we can send a “crew” to sanitize the areas.

  • Dexter

    well, my day is worse

  • Feathers

    CrAzY pHuCkS!

  • James Lawrence

    Who knew Librarians were such violent people. I always thought of them as a pretty quiet group.

  • Look_A_Squirrel

    Why don’t you take them some teddy bears and soccer balls?

  • Lets LearnSomething

    Does ANYONE have a real clue about Ebola and how it is treated in a
    first world country? An American in the USA catching Ebola is NOT the
    same as someone in Liberia with zero medical access, contaminated water,
    no running toilets/water, no morgues, etc. etc. getting Ebola. Stop
    being such alarmists.

    The culture of the Liberian people is such
    that they do not understand that the virus is spread by coming into
    contact with contaminated body fluids. Many truly and honestly believe
    that it is a curse due to witchcraft. They steal patients belongings
    because the infrastructure of their country is such that they HAVE
    NOTHING..and things are getting worse. They do not understand viral
    transmission in the least.

    As for “escaping”, the Liberian people have no trust in their government and tend to see them as dangerous many times. I would imagine that is why they would “escape” from a medical facility, if indeed there is one set up and functioning at this time, which I doubt.

    Let’s put forth some effort to educate people, not to just scare the crap out of them.

    • Robert McCall

      There are enough areas in the US where people live in squalor and there is a sufficient enough illegal populace that won’t seek medical attention because of immigration issues, that should Ebola be turned loose in one of those areas we would have a serious problem on out hands. Don’t fall prey to the “we have nothing to worry about” garbage the the govt. is trying to feed you. Ebola is a real threat and could devastate the US just as easily as Africa! All it would take is inaction at a critical juncture and voila pandemic.

    • Chupee Howe

      Of all the posts I’ve read this morning, you’ve said it all. I am a Liberian, living in Liberia and I know the level of mistrust we have in our government. The root cause of this embarrassing situation can be traced to the quality of the educational structure. We advocate everyday for improvements in our schools’ curriculum, better salary for teachers, modern and innovative programs that will help the kids become better readers, and we are label as dreamers. Until we prioritize education, actions like these will continue to happen.

  • Today22011

    What’s the incubation period for the disease ?

    • RedOnTheHead

      About 2 to 21 days I think.They are not contagious during the incubation period

  • appletonbill

    Wait a minute. I thought it was the “bird flu” we were all supposed to die from. Now it’s Ebola?

  • http://www.mrchrisg.com/ mrchrisg.com

    Ebola is bad if you have a weak immune system. If healthy, it’s not that big of a risk.

  • landofaahs

    Don’t laugh…it could just as well have taken place in Ferguson Mo. by it’s majority citizens.

  • Syberlink

    Probably on a flight to Mexico and walked into America.

  • bubba

    HaHa looters die. Freaking world class idiots.

    They are going to love when their insides liquify, their testicles swell up and turn purple, they begin bleeding out of their ears, eyes, and anus, the non stop coughing up blood.


    • Watch it

      Survival of the fittest. This could cleans the gene pool of low intelligence people.

  • MB

    The ignorant racism on this page is absolutely astounding.

    • QuantumVerp

      You must be a very very weak person. There is worse. Nothing ‘absolutely astounding’ here.

  • ReformSchool

    As illustrated by Saul Alinsky’s ‘Rules for Radicals,’ Liberia has been a lawless nation for so much of its history, it might be the REAL Inspiration (if not the actual birthplace) of President ‘Barack Hussein Obama,’ http://youtu.be/T-uJVA90hTE

  • Yo Mamma

    Beck, to say this is stupid shows your ignorance and lack of understanding of the African superstitions and culture. You’re a white man christian, raised and coveted, stick to subjects you know. You don’t know Africa and you sure as heck don’t know anything about how they think and why they do things they do

    • Fknorm

      Was looting contaminated bedding a smart idea?

      • Yo Mamma

        They will outlive you in the bush.

        They will out run you

        They will eat what you will not

        They will drink what you will not

        They will procreate with what you will not

        They will overtake the world those who have the cloth on their backs from you in your ivory tower

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  • Eddie Statkeviciute

    If you still believe its transmitted via airborne,then you are stupid

  • Anne Droid

    On a related note, I’ve found this to be a steadfast beacon in the fog of illusions conjured up by today’s liberals and progressives: http://amzn.to/1ozN3tC

  • CasieKaye

    Ebola is very difficult to weaponize. See this article


  • Sally Penfold

    Well, perhaps someone afraid of the virus spreading annihilated them?? Yes it’s sick, but possible.

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