Ebola nurse showed up at the Mercury Studios

Yesterday’s 5pm show was extremely informative as it featured Ebola experts answering questions from a live studio-audience. Glenn explains an odd incident last night and how one audience member had to be turned away because of their alleged close connection to those working on the Ebola patient who has since died.

"Now, let me tell you what happened yesterday in the studios," Glenn said. "So yesterday we were having the Ebola show. And we're like, hey, anybody have any questions for Ebola, come on by the studios. So our staff, everybody is screened outside of the building for security."

"And so everybody is outside. And there's -- you know, there's the big signs, can somebody get one of those signs in the back on the back loading dock, the signs for the audience that says all the rules on it? So these -- you know, we put these signs out and we put these tents out and everything and people have to park in a certain place and they come out and then we have our audience wranglers meet them and screen them and they will them what they can bring in and what they can't."

"One of the guys who's one of the last guys, he comes in to the table and he's still outside the building. And something he says about being a nurse at Presbyterian Hospital. Like, do you know any of the nurses? Well, yes, I'm one of them. That sends off a few alarm bells," Glenn explained.

"So they alert security. He stands out and he was very nice. But he was not allowed to come in obviously to the studio. But here's a guy that was apparently in the room as one of the nurses and decided to come by the studios. This is not a good idea. You know what? Maybe you should stay out of crowds for a while," Glenn said.

The incident prompted Glenn to post the below on Facebook:

This is how close Ebola hits home. We just finished our Ebola show and I walked off the soundstage. I asked about the audience etc.

I was then informed that just before the audience was loaded in, an audience member was kept outside the building due to security.

"Why?" I asked. (Threats are not exactly rare so I wasn't shocked). But then I heard the answer.

It was a nurse who worked with the sick nurses and in the room with the victim who just died from Ebola. One of the team members. Really?

He was open and honest, kind and understanding. I would have loved to interviewed him and may on the radio OVER THE PHONE. But we did not let him into the building nor did he mix with the audience.

I had just said to my wife an hour before that we just can't gather in groups and I didn't think it was a good idea to go to my daughters ballet recital tonight. I felt like a bad dad, but, you never know who is sitting in the next seat.

This isn't some distant story for us in Dallas. This is our life! Crazy.

Am I wrong for wanting to be safe than sorry?

"Everybody else might be making fun, but this is real for us.  It's really close to home," Glenn said. 

Glenn said that someone claiming to be the nurse wrote on his Facebook post that he was upset to be outed by Glenn.

"These people should not be walking around, going into crowds," he said.

 

 

Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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It's high time to leave the partisan politics behind and focus on the facts about face masks and whether or not they really work against COVID-19.

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck spoke with Drs. Scott Jensen and George Rutherford about the scientific evidence that proves or disproves the effectiveness of mask wearing to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Then, Dr. Karyln Borysenko joined to break down where the massive political divide over masks came from in the first place.

"I think if we were to talk about this a couple months ago, I might have said, 'Well, there's the science of masks, and there's the emotions of masks.' But, unfortunately, there's something in between," Jensen said. "I would have thought that the science of masks would have to do with the physics of masks, so I did a video a couple months ago where I talked about the pore side of a cotton mask or a surgical mask."

He explained that properly worn masks can help reduce the spread of virus particles, but cautioned against a false-sense of security when wearing a mask because they are far from providing complete protection.

"If you have a triple-ply mask, the pore size will end up being effectively five microns. And five microns, to a COVID-19 virus particle, is 50 times larger. That's approximately the same differential between the two-inch separation between the wires of a chain-link fence, and a gnat," Jensen explained.

"But now what we're seeing is if we have some collision of COVID-19 viral particles with the latticework of any mask ... if you're breathing out or breathing in and the viral particles collide with the actual latticework of a mask, I think intuitively, yes, we can reduce the amount of virus particles that are going back and forth."

Dr. Rutherford said masks are essential tools for fighting COVID-19, as long as you wear them correctly. He laid out the three main reasons he believes we should all be wearing masks.

"So, we're trying to do three things," he said. "First of all, we're trying to protect the people around you, in case you are one of the 60% of people who have asymptomatic infection and don't know it. The second thing we're trying to do is to protect you. The third thing we're trying to do is, if you get infected, you'll get infected at a lower dose, and then you're less likely to develop symptoms. That's the threefer."

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