Tuesday, September 30, 2014

EBOLA: Edgar Allen Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" FOR REAL?



The "Red Death" had long devastated the country.  No pestilence had
ever been so fatal, or so hideous.  Blood was its Avatar and its
seal--the redness and the horror of blood.  There were sharp pains, and
sudden dizziness, and then profuse bleeding at the pores, with
dissolution.  The scarlet stains upon the body and especially upon the
face of the victim, were the pest ban which shut him out from the aid
and from the sympathy of his fellow-men. And the whole seizure,
progress and termination of the disease, were the incidents of half an
hour.---Edgar Allen Poe

First diagnosis in USA...
News conference 4:30 PM CT...
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CDC ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR FUNERAL HOMES...
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People in contact must be isolated, monitored for 21 days...
Symptoms and Prevention Tips...



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"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death" (1842), is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, has a masq…
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