1 BlackBook EBOLA November 2014
2 Bioweapons Expert Reaffirms that Ebola Escaped from a Biowarfare Lab Does DNA Sequencing Show that Ebola Is Naturally Occurring? In response to bioweapons expert s Dr. Francis Boyle s conviction that this strain of Ebola escaped from a biowarfare laboratory in West Africa, Empty Wheel s Jim White argues that DNA sequencing shows that Ebola is naturally occurring. Dr. Boyle sent us the following , responding to White s critique: 1.The primary problem with this entire Harvard study is this: These results they admit come out of the Kenema BSL4 Lab itself which was up to its eyeballs in doing this dirty biowarfare work there before it was shut down. So they did this work and then shut down the lab. Dead labs tell no tales. As I see it, the biowarriors at BSL4 Kenema are exonerating themselves by means of this study. This is basically an exercise in Cover Your Biowarrior Butts. 2. If all this transmission has been done by bats, then why did the US military set up their first ebola testing center in Liberia in an abandoned lab filled with bats? 3. Ebola is a poor candidate for either biological warfare or terrorism, compared with viruses such as smallpox, which is highly infectious, or the hardy, easily dispersible bacteria that causes anthrax. We have been working on ebola for biowarfare purposes since about 1977 and continuously. We have aerosolized ebola at Fort Detrick, a telltale sign of weaponization. We have also weaponized anthrax too. And the Russians and the Americans are keeping smallpox alive for weaponization purposes as well. The USA has at least two biowarfare weapons that I know of: ebola and anthrax. And they very well could have more. We have spent $79 billion since 9/11 on developing biowarfare weapons, billions before that, and we continue to spend billions on weaponzing more of them. [Note from Washington's Blog: the Army Times reportedin August: "Filoviruses likeebola have been of interest to the Pentagon since the late 1970s, mainly because Ebola and its fellow viruses have high mortality rates and its stable nature in aerosolmake it attractive as a potential biological weapon."] 4. This means that these outbreaks arose from different jumps from the animal reservoir to the human population. The similarity between samples from the current outbreak confirm that it originated from a single jump, and since that time the disease has spread exclusively from human to human. This is different from previous outbreaks, which had spread via multiple zoonotic events. If there were different jumps then we should have seen a pattern of jumping ebola outbreaks
3 continuously over time and space from Zaire in 1976 to West Africa in There is no such pattern. That s 3500 kilometers and no jumping ebola outbreaks. 5. Now to the Science article: Phylogenetic comparison to all 20 genomes from earlier outbreaks suggests that the 2014 West African virus likely spread from central Africa within the past decade. Rooting the phylogeny using divergence from other ebolavirus genomes is problematic. Once again, if it spread from central Africa within the past decade, we would have seen the spread of Ebola outbreaks during the past decade as it made its way to West Africa. We have not. And notice right out at the outset they admit their basic methodology here is problematic. That is precisely correct. The entire study they admit themselves is problematic. It sure is problematic Basically the US biowarriors at Kenema are covering their own rear ends. That s the problematique of this study cover up 6. [correcting 21 likely sequencing errors in the latter...] This is absolute utter bull twaddle right there. Notice they admit that they are fixing their results right there. No question about it: Correcting. Yeah, correcting to produce the results that they wanted in order to cover up this entire matter. They admit right here at the beginning of the study that they fixed the results and that their methodology is problematic. The rest is pure and utter bull twaddle based upon fixed results and a problematic methodology. It would be a waste of my time to continue analyzing an article based upon admittedly fixed results with an admittedly problematic methodology.
4 Ebola Cases Surpass 10,000 in West Africa While United States Politicians Impose Quarantines Public outcry mounts in opposition to isolation and stigmatization World Health Organization (WHO) officials announced on Oct. 24 that the numbers of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases are now in excess of 10,000. Most victims came down with the disease in three West African states: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia where approximately 4,900 people have died. On Oct. 23, Mali announced that one case resulting in fatality had occurred in this country which is being occupied in the north by troops from France, Chad and other regional nations in a protracted battle against several rebel organizations. The victim was a two year old child which had been in neighboring Guinea Conakry. Markatche Daou, a spokesman for the Malian Ministry of Health, told the Agence France Press (AFP) that the girl had been in Guinea with her grandmother and had visited Kissidougou, a town in the southern part of the country where the Ebola outbreak was first documented in December people including healthcare workers and others that are believed to have had contact with the child are now being monitored by Malian officials. The death from EVD in Mali has prompted the WHO to send a task force team to the country. Three experts were immediately deployed and others are scheduled to follow. Mali s long border with Guinea has remained open during the crisis which has burgeoned over the last seven months. Nonetheless, Mauritania has announced that it has closed its border with Mali in light of the one case. Cases in Guinea Rise Although the first case of the recent outbreak of EVD was traced to Guinea, the country has the least number of people who have suffered and died from the illness. However, reports indicate that there has been an increase in transmissions in recent weeks. President Alpha Conde has requested that retired physicians return to their practice in order to address the sudden rise in the number of cases. Approximately 1,500 cases have been tracked in Guinea where over 900 have died. The principle focus of the U.S. in West Africa has been in Liberia, a country that was established by Washington through the manumission and emigration of former enslaved Africans beginning in the 1820s. Liberia became a republic in 1847 but has remained under the domination of the U.S. since its inception. Troops from the U.S. military have been deployed to Liberia to assist in the building of field
5 hospitals and clinics but even President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called for more support in an open letter published by the BBC during mid October. Sierra Leone, a former British colony, was created by London as an outpost where Africans who fought with the Royalists during the American Revolutionary War and therefore promised freedom, were settled beginning in the late 18th century. Britain has focused most of its assistance to Sierra Leone although the imperialist state has placed restrictions on flights and personnel to and from West Africa. In regard to the situation in Guinea, a former French colony, there has been almost no help from Paris. Of the three countries, many expatriate Guineans say that the healthcare system is far worse there than in Sierra Leone and Liberia, both of which experienced civil wars that lasted more than a decade and just ended in Guinea too has undergone military coups and rebellions over the last thirty years with the death of the country s first President Ahmed Sekou Toure in Despite the transformation from a statecontrolled economy under Toure s Democratic Party (PDG) which was overthrown immediately after his death, genuine development has remained elusive. Frankie Edozien wrote on Oct. 17 for Quartz that Even though Guinea s bauxite exports ought to make it among the richest nations on the continent, it was lacking basic infrastructure. The major city seemed like a very small town in any other country in the region. (qz.com) This same article continued noting From Conakry to the Fouta Djallon mountains, France s colonial legacy was visible everywhere. Yet in 2014 the French government has not given the commitment that Britain has given to Sierra Leone in the Ebola fight. The healthcare system is still crumbling.
6 Healthcare Worker Speaks Out Against Forced Quarantine A New Jersey nurse, Kaci Hickox, who works in epidemiology, traveled to Sierra Leone on behalf of the Medicins san Frontier (Doctors Without Borders) to help treat patients suffering from EVD. Upon returning to the U.S. she was placed under quarantine although she had no symptoms of the dreaded disease. Hickox expressed her indignation saying that she was treated like a criminal by the authorities in the state. She represents a continuous chorus of complaints by nurses who say that the U.S. healthcare system lacks medical protocols for dealing with EVD leading to two transmissions of the disease in Dallas as well as a general sense of panic, unnecessary isolation and stigmatization. In a Reuters news article published on Oct. 26, it states that Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed in 21 day quarantine in a New Jersey hospital after returning from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, will contest her quarantine in court, her attorney said on Sunday (Oct. 26), arguing the order violates her constitutional rights. New Jersey and New York are imposing quarantines on anyone arriving with a high risk of having contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, where the epidemic has killed nearly 5,000 people. Illinois and Florida said they were taking similar steps. Nurse Hickox threatened to take legal action against the State of New Jersey saying the imposed isolation at a Newark hospital was inhumane. The nurse said that she was questioned for hours upon entry at Newark Liberty International airport and immediately ordered into isolation. Forced isolation and confinement of Hickox at a Newark, New Jersey hospital raises constitutional and civil liberties issues, given that she remains asymptomatic and has not tested positive for Ebola, said her legal counsel Norman Siegel, a well known civil liberties attorney. The policy is overly broad when applied to her, Siegel stressed. The administration of President Barack Obama has spoken out against a travel ban from West African states although the government has instituted screening measures for people traveling from the most severely impacted nations. The White House also expressed its concern over policies implemented in New York and New Jersey. Gov. Christie of New Jersey attempted to defend his state s policy over national television on Oct. 26. On the Fox News Sunday program, the Republican governor maintained that he was doing the right thing. If anything else, the government s job is to protect the safety and health of our citizens, he said. In the same state of New Jersey, in Maple Shade, two Rwandan children were withdrawn from school after a letter was sent to the parents of all students saying that the East African pupils would be monitored three times a day. Rwanda, which is in East Africa, several thousand miles away from
7 any of the severely impacted states in the West of the continent, has not reported any cases in the latest EVD outbreak. U.S. Racism, Anti Worker Bias and Xenophobia Exposed Only four cases of EVD have been documented in the U.S. recently. The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national, resulted from the negligence of the officials at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas where two nurses who provided care for Duncan, later contracted the disease. Both Nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson have tested negative for EVD and been released from specialized treatment units at Emory University and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Craig Spencer, a graduate of Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, is the latest diagnosed case and he is being treated at Bellvue Hospital in New York City. Spencer was also a volunteer in Doctors Without Borders in Guinea. The need for a rationale and humane response to EVD is seriously needed inside the U.S. Officials and media sources must be educated about the most recent outbreak of the disease and the nature of the transmission which requires exposure to bodily fluids from someone exhibiting symptoms. In addition, the U.S. ruling class and state should provide maximum assistance and support to those countries where the disease has had a devastating impact. Attempts aimed at the isolation of the people from these West African states and those who are assisting them, will only further worsen the existing conditions in both the U.S. and internationally.
8 Ebola Is A GMO Product Of US Bio warfare Laboratories Dear World Citizens: I have read a number of articles from your Internet outreach as well as articles from other sources about the casualties in Liberia and other West African countries about the human devastation caused by the Ebola virus. About a week ago, I read an article published in the Internet news summary publication of the Friends of Liberia that said that there was an agreement that the initiation of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was due to the contact of a two year old child with bats that had flown in from the Congo. That report made me disconcerted with the reporting about Ebola, and it stimulated a response to the Friends of Liberia, saying that African people are not ignorant and gullible, as is being implicated. A response from Dr. Verlon Stone said that the article was not theirs, and that Friends of Liberia was simply providing a service. He then asked if he could publish my letter in their Internet forum. I gave my permission, but I have not seen it published. Because of the widespread loss of life, fear, physiological trauma, and despair among Liberians and other West African citizens, it is incumbent that I make a contribution to the resolution of this devastating situation, which may continue to recur, if it is not properly and adequately confronted. I will address the situation in five (5) points: 1. EBOLA IS A GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISM (GMO) Horowitz (1998) was deliberate and unambiguous when he explained the threat of new diseases in his text, Emerging Viruses: AIDS and Ebola Nature, Accident or Intentional. In his interview with Dr. Robert Strecker in Chapter 7, the discussion, in the early 1970s, made it obvious that the war was between countries that hosted the KGB and the CIA, and the manufacture of AIDS Like Viruses was clearly directed at the other. In passing during the Interview, mention was made of Fort Detrick, the Ebola Building, and a lot of problems with strange illnesses in Frederick [Maryland]. By Chapter 12 in his text, he had confirmed the existence of an American Military Medical Industry that conducts biological weapons tests under the guise of administering vaccinations to control diseases and improve the health of black Africans overseas. The book is an excellent text, and all leaders plus anyone who has interest in science, health, people, and intrigue should study it. I am amazed that African leaders are making no acknowledgements or reference to these documents. 2. EBOLA HAS A TERRIBLE HISTORY, AND TESTING HAS BEEN SECRETLY TAKING PLACE IN AFRICA I am now reading The Hot Zone, a novel, by Richard Preston (copyrighted 1989 and 1994); it is heart rending. The prolific and prominent writer, Steven King, is quoted as saying that the book is One of the most horrifying things I have ever read. What a remarkable piece of work. As a New York Times bestseller, The Hot Zone is presented as A terrifying true story. Terrifying, yes, because the pathological description of what was found in animals killed by the Ebola virus is what the virus has been doing to citizens of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in its most recent outbreak: Ebola virus destroys peoples internal organs and the body deteriorates rapidly after death. It softens
9 and the tissues turn into jelly, even if it is refrigerated to keep it cold. Spontaneous liquefaction is what happens to the body of people killed by the Ebola virus! The author noted in Point 1, Dr. Horowitz, chides The Hot Zone for writing to be politically correct; I understand because his book makes every effort to be very factual. The 1976 Ebola incident in Zaire, during President Mobutu Sese Seko, was the introduction of the GMO Ebola to Africa. 3. SITES AROUND AFRICA, AND IN WEST AFRICA, HAVE OVER THE YEARS BEEN SET UP FOR TESTING EMERGING DISEASES, ESPECIALLY EBOLA The World Health Organization (WHO) and several other UN Agencies have been implicated in selecting and enticing African countries to participate in the testing events, promoting vaccinations, but pursuing various testing regiments. The August 2, 2014 article, West Africa: What are US Biological Warfare Researchers Doing in the Ebola Zone? by Jon Rappoport of Global Research pinpoints the problem that is facing African governments. Obvious in this and other reports are, among others: (a) The US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), a well known centre for bio war research, located at Fort Detrick, Maryland; (b) Tulane University, in New Orleans, USA, winner of research grants, including a grant of more than $7 million the National Institute of Health (NIH) to fund research with the Lassa viral hemorrhagic fever; (c) the US Center for Disease Control (CDC); (d) Doctors Without Borders (also known by its French name, Medicins Sans Frontiers); (e) Tekmira, a Canadian pharmaceutical company; (f) The UK s GlaxoSmithKline; and (g) the Kenema Government Hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Reports narrate stories of the US Department of Defense (DoD) funding Ebola trials on humans, trials which started just weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone. The reports continue and state that the DoD gave a contract worth $140 million dollars to Tekmira, a Canadian pharmaceutical company, to conduct Ebola research. This research work involved injecting and infusing healthy humans with the deadly Ebola virus. Hence, the DoD is listed as a collaborator in a First in Human Ebola clinical trial (NCT , which started in January 2014 shortly before an Ebola epidemic was declared in West Africa in March. Disturbingly, many reports also conclude that the US government has a viral fever bioterrorism research laboratory in Kenema, a town at the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The only relevant positive and ethical olive branch seen in all of my reading is that Theguardian.com reported, The US government funding of Ebola trials on healthy humans comes amid warnings by top scientists in Harvard and Yale that such virus experiments risk triggering a worldwide pandemic. That threat still persists.
10 4. THE NEED FOR LEGAL ACTION TO OBTAIN REDRESS FOR DAMAGES INCURRED DUE TO THE PERPETUATION OF INJUSTICE IN THE DEATH, INJURY AND TRAUMA IMPOSED ON LIBERIANS AND OTHER AFRICANS BY THE EBOLA AND OTHER DISEASE AGENTS. The U. S., Canada, France, and the U. K. are all implicated in the detestable and devilish deeds that these Ebola tests are. There is the need to pursue criminal and civil redress for damages, and African countries and people should secure legal representation to seek damages from these countries, some corporations, and the United Nations. Evidence seems abundant against Tulane University, and suits should start there. Yoichi Shimatsu s article, The Ebola Breakout Coincided with UN Vaccine Campaigns, as published on August 18, 2014, in the Liberty Beacon. 5. AFRICAN LEADERS AND AFRICAN COUNTRIES NEED TO TAKE THE LEAD IN DEFENDING BABIES, CHILDREN, AFRICAN WOMEN, AFRICAN MEN, AND THE ELDERLY. THESE CITIZENS DO NOT DESERVE TO BE USED AS GUINEA PIGS! Africa must not relegate the Continent to become the locality for disposal and the deposition of hazardous chemicals, dangerous drugs, and chemical or biological agents of emerging diseases. There is urgent need for affirmative action in protecting the less affluent of poorer countries, especially African citizens, whose countries are not as scientifically and industrially endowed as the United States and most Western countries, sources of most viral or bacterial GMOs that are strategically designed as biological weapons. It is most disturbing that the U. S. Government has been operating a viral hemorrhagic fever bioterrorism research laboratory in Sierra Leone. Are there others? Wherever they exist, it is time to terminate them. If any other sites exist, it is advisable to follow the delayed but essential step: Sierra Leone closed the US bioweapons lab and stopped Tulane University for further testing. The world must be alarmed. All Africans, Americans, Europeans, Middle Easterners, Asians, and people from every conclave on Earth should be astonished. African people, notably citizens more particularly of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are victimized and are dying every day. Listen to the people who distrust the hospitals, who cannot shake hands, hug their relatives and friends. Innocent people are dying, and they need our help. The countries are poor and cannot afford the whole lot of personal protection equipment (PPE) that the situation requires. The threat is real, and it is larger than a few African countries. The challenge is global, and we request assistance from everywhere, including China, Japan, Australia, India, Germany, Italy, and even kind hearted people in the U.S., France, the U.K., Russia, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and anywhere else whose desire is to help. The situation is bleaker than we on the outside can imagine, and we must provide assistance however we can. To ensure a future that has less of this kind of drama, it is important that we now demand that our leaders and governments be honest, transparent, fair, and productively engaged. They must answer to the people. Please stand up to stop Ebola testing and the spread of this dastardly disease. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Dr. Cyril E. Broderick, Sr.
11 The US Bio warfare Laboratories in West Africa Are the ORIGIN of Ebola Epidemic Could Ebola Have Escaped From US Bio warfare Labs? American law professor Francis A. Boyle, answers questions for tvxs.gr and reveals that USA have been using West Africa as an offshore to circumvent the Convention on Biological Weapons and do bio warfare work. Is Ebola just a result of health crisis in Africa because of the large gaps in personnel, equipment and medicines as some experts suggest? That isn t true at all. This is just propaganda being put out by everyone. It seems to me, that what we are dealing with here is a biological warfare work that was conducted at the bio warfare laboratories set up by the USA on the west coast of Africa. And if you look at a map produced by the Center of Disease Control you can see where these laboratories are located. And they are across the heart of Ebola epidemic, at the west coast of Africa. So, I think these laboratories, one or more of them, are the origins of the Ebola epidemic. US government agencies are supposed to do defensive biological warfare research in these labs. Is there any information about what are they working on? Well, that s what they tell you. But if you study what the CDC and the Pentagon do They say it is defensive, but this is just for public relation purposes than anything. It s a trick. What it means is what they decide at these bio warfare labs. They say, well we have to develop a vaccine, so that s their defensive argument. Then what they do is to develop the bio warfare agent itself. Usually by means of DNA genetic engineering. And then they say, well to get the vaccine we have to develop the bio warfare agent usually by DNA genetic engineering and then they try to work on the vaccine. So it s two uses type of work. I haven t read all these bio warfare contracts but that s typical of the way the Pentagon CDC has been doing this since at least the 1980 s. I have absolute proof from a Pentagon document that the Center of Disease Control was doing bio warfare work for the Pentagon in Sierra Leone, the heart of the outbreak, as early as And indeed it was probably before then because they would have had to construct the lab and that would have taken some time. So we know that Fort Detrick and the Center for Disease Control are over there, Tulane University, which is a well known bio warfare center here in USA I would say notorious for it is there. They all have been over there. In addition, USA government made sure that Liberia, a former colony of the USA, never became a party to the Biological Weapons Convention, so they were able to do bio warfare work over there going back to 1980 s the USA government, in order to circumvent the Biological Weapons Convention.
12 Likewise, Guinea the third state affected here and there is an increase now didn t even sign the Biological Weapons Convention. So, it seems to me, that the different agencies of the US government have been always there try to circumvent the Biological Weapons Convention and engage bio warfare work. Indeed, we had one of these two lab bio warriors admit in the NY Times that they were not over there for the purpose of either screening or treating people. That s not what these labs are about. These labs are there in my opinion to do bio warfare work for different agencies of the US government. Indeed, many of them were set up by USAID. And everyone knows that USAID is penetrated all up and down by the CIA and CIA has been involved in bio warfare work as well. Are we being told the truth about Ebola? Is that big outbreak began all of a sudden? How does it spread so quickly? The whole outbreak that we see in the west coast of Africa, this is Zaire/Ebola. The most dangerous of five subtypes of Ebola. Zaire/Ebola originated 3500 km from the west coast of Africa. There is absolutely no way that it could have been transmitted 3500 km. And if you read the recently published Harvard study on the DNA analysis of the west Africas Zaire/Ebola there is no explanation about how the virus moved there. And indeed, it s been reported in the NY Times that the Zaire/Ebola was found there in 1976, and then WHO ordered to be set to Porton Down in Britain, which is the British equivalent to Fort Detrick, where they manufacture all the biological weapons for Britain. And then Britain sent it to the US Center for Disease Control. And we know for a fact that the Center for Disease Control has been involved in biological warfare work. And then it appears, at least from whatever I ve been able to put together in a public record, that the CDC and several others US bio warriors exported Zaire/Ebola to west Africa, to their labs there, where they were doing bio warfare work on it. So, I believe this is the origins of the Zaire/Ebola pandemic we are seeing now in west Africa. Why would they do that? Why would they do that? As I suggested to try to circumvent the Biological Weapons Convention to which the US government is a party. So, always bio warriors do use offensive and defensive biowarfare work, violating the Biological Weapons Convention. So effectively they try to offshore it into west Africa where Liberia is not a party and Guinea is not a party. Sierra Leone is a party. But in Sierra Leone and Liberia there were disturbances which kept the world from really paying attention of what was going on in these labs. USA sent troops to «fight» Ebola. What do you think about that move? The US military just invaded Liberia. They send in the 101st Airborne Division to Liberia. That s an elite division of combat and they have no training to provide medical treatment to anyone. They are there to establish a military base in Liberia. And the British are doing the same in Sierra Leone.
13 The French are already in Mali and Senegal. So, they re not sending military people there to treat these people. No, I m sorry. Weren t they afraid Ebola s going to go out of control even in the USA or EU in a massive way? It s already gone in the USA and the European Union. So, there it is. Which raises the question: Was this Zaire/Ebola weaponized at any of these labs? I don t have an answer to that question. I am trying to get an answer. And therefore it is much more dangerous than the WHO and the CDC are telling everyone. The WHO and the CDC are up to their eyeballs in this. They know all about what s going on. It was the WHO that ordered the original Zaire/Ebola in 1976 to be sent to Porton Down for biological warfare purposes. So this could be more dangerous than the WHO and the CDC are saying. And you can t believe anything they telling you because they are involved in that. But certainly I can t say it has been weaponized. I don t know that yet for sure. I have the Harvard genetic analysis of it. When I was in college I had very good courses in genetics, and biochemistry and population biology but I am not a professor of genetics. I have a friend who is a professor of genetics and he is going to take a look at this and try to figure out if there s been DNA genetic engineering perpetrated or performed on the Zaire/Ebola. Is there a genetically modified organism at work, a GMO? I don t know. But if a GMO is at work that s a pretty good sign it s been weaponized. But in anyway, it is far more dangerous than the CDC and the WHO are telling anyone, because it s clearly transmitted for a certain distance we don t know how far by air. Breathing and coughing and sneezing. So, anyone treating people, seems to me, are going to need not only a protective suit but probably a breathing apparatus, at minimum. And you saw what happened to that Spanish nurse and that Spanish priest that were brought in, infected with Ebola. So right now the WHO and the CDC are telling healthcare workers that in addition to suits they need breathing apparatuses. So, again, I don t believe you can trust anything the WHO or the CDC are telling you. And I really don t know about the European Health Agency If they re believing the WHO and the CDC then, in my opinion, they re not properly protecting the health of the European people. And it s simply bizarre that the CDC and WHO are relegating the screenings to the people in west Africa. It s just bizarre. They need to be protecting health of their own people and they aren t doing that. I read some of the European press but I m not sure precisely what the European Health Agency is recommending but they certainly can t rely upon the WHO and the CDC. As for Greece, I know you have your own Health Ministry there and they cannot rely upon them at all, as well. Some experts told recently the Forbes magazine that even ISIS could use Ebola as a biological weapon. I would like to have your comment on that. This is total propaganda. These people are trying to distract public opinion from the fact. My opinion is that the origins of the current pandemic came out of the USA bio warfare labs in west
14 Africa. That s what is going on here. ISIS has nothing to do with this. That s just propaganda which is trying to scare and distract public attention away of what really is going on here. They doing the same thing here in USA. That s what we need to concentrate on. Number one. And number two? We have to find out: was this Zaire/Ebola GMOed by either Porton Down or CDC or these US bio warfare labs? It is far more dangerous than it currently appears. That s the real issue. And I don t have an answer to that question. It was the US government labs that research here. I m not saying that Ebola was released deliberately by these labs. I have no evidence to that. It could have escaped. But this is really what we need to be focusing on. Not ISIS. It s ridiculous, it s preposterous. What do you think should be done? I would encourage the Greek government to convene an emergency meeting of your top health science people and to look into this on comprehensive bases and figure out what to do under these circumstances to protect the health of people of Greece. In particular they must not believe anything they are being told by the WHO and CDC. There is a need of open objective minds here about what is really going on. I think this needs to be done. Back in 1985, I was down in Nicaragua investigating atrocities of the Contras there and all of a sudden the country was hit with an outbreak of a hemorrhaging Dengue Fever which is similar to Ebola. And it seemed pretty suspicious to me. So I met with some of the highest level officials of the Nicaraguan government and said: you know, this very well could be US bio warfare against Nicaragua. They did the same thing to Cuba. And my advice is you convene health care medical experts, not politicians, to look into this. And if you agree with me and that s the result, file a complaint with the UN Security Council for violation of the Biological Weapons Convention against the USA. And eventually that is what they did. Here I am not recommending the Greek authorities to file a complaint against the USA. What I am recommending is the same thing I did to the Nicaraguans. That you need to convene some of your top experts geneticists, doctors, etc. And don t get anyone in this group who has ever done any type of research for any agency of the US government. They are completely unreliable. Get Greeks experts completely independent of the US government or the British government. It s funny here in the USA when the media want to get experts on this, all the experts they talk to are people who have done biological warfare work for the USA. And they are up to their eyeballs on this Ebola. And doing research on this Ebola. Of course they re not going to give you proper advice. So, find this experts and make sure they never done any research for USA or Britain on any of this stuff but are qualified and can give you a qualified opinion of what is really going on and how dangerous this stuff is. And then aim to protect the health of Greek people. You definitely don t have to wait for the European Union in Brussels to do it for you. I m not telling Greece what to do. I m just telling you how to do it. And this should be done immediately. It should have been done already. But ok, better late than ever.
15 Prof. Francis A. Boyle is a leading American professor, practitioner and advocate of international law. He was responsible for drafting the Biological Weapons Anti Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation for the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention. He served on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International ( ), and represented Bosnia Herzegovina at the World Court. Professor Boyle teaches international law at the University of Illinois, Champaign. He holds a Doctor of Law Magna Cum Laude as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from Harvard University. He is also the author of Biowarfare and Terrorism. The book outlines how and why the United States government initiated, sustained and then dramatically expanded an illegal biological arms buildup.
16 U.S. Responsible for the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa: Liberian Scientist Claims A History of Guatemala s Syphilis Experiment: How a U.S. Led Team Performed Human Experimentations in Central America Dr. Cyril Broderick, A Liberian scientist and a former professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Liberia s College of Agriculture and Forestry says the West, particularly the U.S. is responsible for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Dr. Broderick claims the following in an exclusive article published in the Daily Observer based in Monrovia, Liberia. He wrote the following: The US Department of Defense (DoD) is funding Ebola trials on humans, trials which started just weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone. The reports continue and state that the DoD gave a contract worth $140 million dollars to Tekmira, a Canadian pharmaceutical company, to conduct Ebola research. This research work involved injecting and infusing healthy humans with the deadly Ebola virus. Hence, the DoD is listed as a collaborator in a First in Human Ebola clinical trial (NCT , which started in January 2014 shortly before an Ebola epidemic was declared in West Africa in March. Is it possible that the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and other Western countries are directly responsible for infecting Africans with the Ebola virus? Dr. Broderick claims that the U.S. government has a research laboratory located in a town called Kenema in Sierra Leone that studies what he calls viral fever bioterrorism, It is also the town where he acknowledges that is the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Is it a fact? Is Dr. Broderick a conspiracy theorist? He says that there is urgent need for affirmative action in protecting the less affluent of poorer countries, especially African citizens, whose countries are not as scientifically and industrially endowed as the United States and most Western countries, sources of most viral or bacterial GMOs that are strategically designed as biological weapons. He also asks an important question when he says It is most disturbing that the U. S. Government has been operating a viral hemorrhagic fever bioterrorism research laboratory in Sierra Leone. Are there others? Well, Mr. Broderick s claims seem to be true. After all, the U.S. government has been experimenting with deadly diseases on human beings for a long time, history tells us so. One example is Guatemala. Between 1946 and 1948, the United States government under President Harry S. Truman in collaboration with Guatemalan President Juan José Arévalo and his health officials deliberately infected more than 1500 soldiers, prostitutes, prisoners and even mental
17 patients with syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea and chancroid (a bacterial sexual infection) out of more than 5500 Guatemalan people who participated in the experiments. The worst part of it is that none of the test subjects infected with the diseases ever gave informed consent. The Boston Globe published the discovery made by Medical historian and professor at Wellesley College, Susan M. Reverby in 2010 called Wellesley professor unearths a horror: Syphilis experiments in Guatemala. It stated how she came across her discovery: Picking through musty files in a Pennsylvania archive, a Wellesley College professor made a heart stopping discovery: US government scientists in the 1940s deliberately infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea in experiments conducted without the subjects permission. Medical historian Susan M. Reverby happened upon the documents four or five years ago while researching the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study and later shared her findings with US government officials. The unethical research was not publicly disclosed until yesterday, when President Obama and two Cabinet secretaries apologized to Guatemala s government and people and pledged to never repeat the mistakes of the past an era when it was not uncommon for doctors to experiment on patients without their consent. After Reverby s discovery, the Obama administration apparently gave an apology to then President Alvaro Colom according to the Boston Globe: Yesterday, Obama called President Álvaro Colom Caballeros of Guatemala to apologize, and Obama s spokesman told reporters the experiment was tragic, and the United States by all means apologizes to all those who were impacted by this. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had called Colom Thursday night to break the news to him. In her conversation with the Guatemalan president, Clinton expressed her personal outrage and deep regret that such reprehensible research could occur, said Arturo Valenzuela, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs. The study in Guatemala was led by John Cutler, a US health service physician who also took part in the controversial Tuskegee Syphilis experiments which began in the 1930 s. Researchers wanted to study the effects of a group of antibiotics called penicillin on affected individuals. The prevention and treatment of syphilis and other venereal diseases were also included in the experimentation. Although they were treated with antibiotics, more than 83 people had died according to BBC news in 2011 following a statement issued by Dr Amy Gutmann, head of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues: The Commission said some 5,500 Guatemalans were involved in all the research that took place between 1946 and Of these, some 1,300 were deliberately infected with syphilis, gonorrhoea or another sexually transmitted disease, chancroid. And of that group only about 700 received some
18 sort of treatment. According to documents the commission had studied, at least 83 of the 5,500 subjects had died by the end of Washington s reaction to the report is a farce. The apology made to Guatemala s government was for the sake of public relations. Washington knows about its human experimentations in the past with deadly diseases conducted by government funded laboratories that are known to be harmful to the public. The U.S. government is guilty in conducting numerous medical experiments on people not only in Guatemala but in other countries and on its own territory. As the Boston Globe report mentioned, the Tuskegee Syphilis Study occurred between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis in the African American population. The U.S. Public Health Service and the Tuskegee Institute collaborated in 1932 and enrolled 600 poor sharecroppers from Macon County, Alabama to study the syphilis infection. However, it was documented that at least 400 of those had the disease (they were never informed that they actually had syphilis) while the remaining 200 did not. They received free medical care, food and even free burial insurance for participating in the study. Documents revealed that they were told that they had bad blood which meant that they had various medical conditions besides syphilis. The Tuskegee scientists continued to study the participants without treating their illnesses and they also withheld much needed information from the participants about penicillin, which proved to be effective in treating Syphilis and other venereal diseases. The test subjects were under the impression that they were receiving free health care from the U.S. government while they were deliberately being lied to by the same administrators who were conducting the tests. Washington is fully aware of its human experimentations with deadly diseases. The government of Guatemala also knew about the Syphilis experiments according to the Boston Globe: A representative of the Guatemalan government said his nation will investigate, too looking in part at the culpability of officials in that country. The records of the experiment suggest that Guatemalan government officials were fully aware of the tests, sanctioned them, and may have done so in exchange for stockpiles of penicillin. However, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published the study Fact Sheet on the U.S. Public Health Service Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Inoculation Study and was forced to admit what happened in Guatemala during the syphilis experiments: While conducting historical research on the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis, Professor Susan Reverby of Wellesley College recently discovered the archived papers of the late Dr. John Cutler, a U.S. Public Health Service medical officer and a Tuskegee investigator. The papers described another unethical study supported by the U.S. government in which highly vulnerable populations in Guatemala were intentionally infected with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
19 The study, conducted between 1946 and 1948, was done with the knowledge of Dr. Cutler s superiors and was funded by a grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to the Pan American Sanitary Bureau (which became the Pan American Health Organization) to several Guatemalan government ministries. The study had never been published. The U.S. government admitted to its wrongdoing, 62 years too late. What Dr. Broderick wrote is not conspiratorial in any sense. The U.S. government has been involved in bioterrorism; Guatemala is a case in point. Dr. Broderick summarized what average people can do to prevent governments, especially those from the West from creating and exposing populations from diseases they experiment with in laboratories: The challenge is global, and we request assistance from everywhere, including China, Japan, Australia, India, Germany, Italy, and even kind hearted people in the U.S., France, the U.K., Russia, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and anywhere else whose desire is to help. The situation is bleaker than we on the outside can imagine, and we must provide assistance however we can. To ensure a future that has less of this kind of drama, it is important that we now demand that our leaders and governments be honest, transparent, fair, and productively engaged. They must answer to the people. Please stand up to stop Ebola testing and the spread of this dastardly disease. After Guatemala s ordeal with the U.S. government who deliberately infected people with syphilis, West African nations should be extremely skeptical about the U.S. government s actions combating Ebola. Professor Francis Boyle of the University of Illinois, College of Law questions the Obama administration s actions in West Africa. RIA Novosti recently interviewed Boyle and he said the following: US government agencies have a long history of carrying out allegedly defensive biological warfare research at labs in Liberia and Sierra Leone. This includes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is now the point agency for managing the Ebola spill over into the US, Prof. Francis Boyle said. Why has the Obama administration dispatched troops to Liberia when they have no training to provide medical treatment to dying Africans? How did Zaire/Ebola get to West Africa from about 3,500km away from where it was first identified in 1976? That s a good question for Washington, but would the public get any answers? Not anytime soon, since it took more than 62 years for the Guatemala syphilis experiments to be exposed to the public, not by the US government, by a medical historian. By Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News
20 WFTU THE SECRETARIAT: Ebola Virus Deaths Facilitated by Imperialism Only free and public healthcare systems with a focus on prevention can provide an adequate response The Ebola epidemic that has struck mainly in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea of West Africa and threatens the entire world has killed thousands of people and caused panic to millions of others. As high level officials of the World Health Organization confess, the epidemic has severely expanded over the last weeks and 70% of the people affected die because of the lack of proper healthcare facilities. This epidemic brings in the forefront in the most tragic way the chronic and deep wounds in the African Continent by colonialism, by the continuous plundering of the wealth producing resources and by the high public debts that keep African states and their economies enslaved to the IMF, the World Bank and monopolies cartels. Crucial and chronic problems facilitating the Ebola epidemic are: The poverty, the malnutrition, the lack of basic healthcare infrastructure and social welfare, the limited access to a system of Public and Free Education capable to eradicate illiteracy and the effect of prejudices and superstitions, the slums that continue to exist being a disgrace for humanity and a danger to public health, the militarization and the state violence that are the answer of the panicked state mechanism. The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its indignation at the current situation in the existing healthcare facilities in the abovementioned countries which result in medical personnel offering their services while risking their own lives without any safety measures (gloves, masks). As a result, deaths amongst medical personnel have risen to extreme levels. The World Federation of Trade Unions and its members worldwide have in the past, with two International Action Days, denounced the role of the Pharmaceutical Multinational Companies which profit from the people s suffering. State budget cuts in the funding of public institutions in the field of research, pharmaceutical production and healthcare in the USA and the European Union are aggravating the problems while working in favor of the privatization of those fields, the expansion of the control of the monopolies over the industry and against the satisfaction of the people s needs. It is very clear in the case of Ebola as well that as long as the research, the production and the healthcare are ruled by the laws of the monopoly competition and the profit, the people will be suffering from diseases that should have long been extinct or adequately controlled. Furthermore, in complete contrast to the imperialist policy of the USA and Britain which in the midst of the crisis have ceased the opportunity to send new troops in Africa, the World Federation