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The Marine Corps general who leads America’s Southern Command warned Tuesday that the U.S. could face an unprecedented flood of immigrants from the south if the Ebola virus epidemic hits Central America.
‘If it breaks out, it’s literally, “Katie bar the door”,’ Gen John Kelly told said during a public discussion at the National Defense University. ‘And there will be mass migration into the United States.’
‘They will run away from Ebola, or if they suspect they are infected, they will try to get to the United States for treatment.’
The phrase ‘Katie bar the door’ refers to a panic in response to a coming threat. It likely originated with an 1894 poem about an Irish girl’s family protecting their household from her drunkard husband.
Kelly also warned on Tuesday that if the deadly disease should reach isolated, resource-poor countries in the Western Hemisphere like Haiti, it could devastate large populations before it’s brought to heel.
‘By the end of the year, there’s supposed to be 1.4 million people infected with Ebola and 62 percent of them dying, according to the CDC,’ he said.
‘That’s horrific. And there is no way we can keep Ebola [contained] in West Africa.’
And once it makes the large-scale jump over the Atlantic Ocean, he worried aloud, ‘much like West Africa, it will rage for a period of time.’
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