Thanks For Nothing, Moron Politicians

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It should have been stopped in Africa. There should have been an All Hands On Deck response from the start.

WHO’s pathetic self-centered weeping about its response being “inadequate” doesn’t bring back the thousands who died horrible deaths that could have been prevented.

The WHO, the UN agency designated with coordinating international response to disease outbreaks, missed chances to prevent Ebola from spreading when it was first diagnosed last spring, thanks to incompetent staff, a lack of information and bureaucracy due to “politically motivated appointments”, the report says. “Nearly everyone involved in the response failed to see some fairly plain writing on the wall,” said the report, obtained by the Associated Press. “A perfect storm was brewing.” The WHO refused to comment on the draft report.

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Heckuva Job, Frieden!

October 5:

October 23:

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See: heck of a job

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Ebola Now In New York City

Bulletin just on NY1 News (local cable news station).

Doctor being held for evaluation in NYC has tested positive for Ebola.

And Ebola reaches New York City.

Why am I not surprised?

Hey, CDC, what do you say?

Next!

Previously here:

USAMRIID Finally Involved For Ebola In U.S.
More About Ebola
Good Morning, Ebolageddon!
Ebola Shit Hits The Fan, American-Style
Ebola: Makin’ Those Tracks
Ebola: The Ad-Targeting Facepalm
Ebola: The Facepalm
Trained Professionals Getting Ebola
Ebola Nightmares
CDC’s Frieden Makes Claim. This Is So No One Forgets.

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Nobis Tablet Shows Up At Staples

Surprise, surprise!

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iFive MX2: Photos, First Review

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The 5Fans forum has some beauty shots of the box and the tablet [Google Translate].

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Two New Tablets Coming From Vido

IMP3Net visited the offices of Vido and got a sneak peek of two tablets coming next month [Google Translate]:

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And that’s all we know. If I could read Chinese, I’d be able to tell if these were Android or Windows tablets.

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iPad Air 2: 60,000-Range AnTuTu!

Whoa. Weibo communiqué:

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CUBE Activates Office 365 At Factory

Weibo communiqué:

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Microsoft Office 365 will now be activated and be made ready by CUBE at the factory. Apparently the activation process was causing problems for customers of the iWORK 7 and iWORK 8.

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Tim Cook Q&A In China

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This bit floored me:

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The interview is here [Google Translate].

The other bit of news is that Apple intends to increase the number of Apple Stores there from fifteen to forty in the next two years.

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Tech Can Be A Pain In The Neck

Weibo communiqué:

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