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World-renowned epidemiologist Jesse Jackson arrives in Dallas to deal with Ebola threat

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By Doug Powers  •  October 7, 2014 11:13 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

If you bet “Tuesday” for when Jesse Jackson would make an appearance in Dallas, go to the cashier’s window and collect your winnings:

While Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan remains in critical condition, Civil Rights Activist Rev. Jesse Jackson has arrived in Texas to address the virus scare and “seek the best humanitarian relief.”

Jackson, whose plane landed around 8:45 a.m., is expected to meet with pastors and community leaders in Oak Cliff at 11 a.m. In the afternoon he will meet with Duncan’s doctors and then his family members.

Duncan is at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where he has been receiving an experimental drug since Saturday. So far, none of the 48 people Duncan had contact with are showing symptoms.

Jackson made the trip after the CDC informed him of the relatively low risk of contracting Ebola from TV cameras.

In addition to world class epidemiologist, Jackson is also apparently a medical doctor:

Al Sharpton can’t be far behind, but to his credit he’s currently busy working on a vaccine:

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**Written by Doug Powers

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Jesse Jackson’s dalliance with accuracy

January 25, 2014 11:28 PM by Doug Powers

Keep ‘whoops’ alive!


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