So this is how it’s going to be…..

” Liberian security forces sealed off an Ebola-hit slum in the capital Monrovia on Wednesday in the latest effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus, setting off protests by angry residents.

Riot police and soldiers created roadblocks out of piles of scrap wood and barbed wire to prevent anyone from entering or leaving West Point.

Four residents were injured in clashes with police and soldiers sent in to seal off the area. Violence flared up after security forces tried to evacuate a government official and his family from the quarantined neighborhood.

“These measures are meant to save lives,” said President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who ordered the restrictions, in an address Tuesday night.”

UK Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/ebola/11045977/Liberians-trapped-in-Ebola-slum-as-security-forces-seal-off-Monrovia-district.html

In Liberia they have a slum of about 50,000 people sealed off to prevent the spread of Ebola. Notice sentences 3 and 4 from above.

Sentence 3:”Four residents were injured in clashes with police and soldiers sent in to seal off the area. Violence flared up after security forces tried to evacuate a government official and his family from the quarantined neighborhood”

Of course being quarantined in with your family to die as Ebola spreads through the neighborhood just doesn’t work for anyone working for the Govt.

Sentence 4:“These measures are meant to save lives,” said President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who ordered the restrictions, in an address Tuesday night.”

Please refer to sentence 3

If any disease comes here it is going to be the same thing. They will do whatever they can to save their own skins. Only the ordinary citizens will be subject to quarantines and left to perish in their neighborhoods.
I would suggest to anyone living in a neighborhood to look for alternate routes out that don’t require traveling on the roads (i.e. through yards and between houses)and identify the choke points that can be blocked off.
Yeah, I know, I’m paranoid, but better safe than sorry.

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