LaBarbera Babbles on about MRSA

Timothy Kincaid

January 29th, 2008

horse.bmpPeter LaBarbera has yet further musings about MRSA. But because there’s nothing new and they really aren’t very interesting, I think I’ll just illustrate for you the limitations of my artistic abilities.


January 29th, 2008

That was rather sickening. Does the thought occur to any of them that promiscuity is not inherent in homosexuality, and likewise that poor hygiene is not intrinsic to one’s orientation? Euch, it’s like being home all over again… “1. People change. 2. It’s gross. Er, I mean, causes disease.”


January 30th, 2008

I read Peter LaBarbera statement and comments. We should emphasis that this is a Bacteria and is present in health young adults. The rate of infection has been reported in heterosexuals visiting massage pallor but the organism is not sexually transmitted.

I worked as a doctor in NHS hospitals for years (1980-2000) and have tried my best to warn authorities and staff about the danger of allowing MRSA to thrive in UK hospitals. NHS spent some £2 Billion cleaning hospitals and now accepts there is no association between cleanliness and spreading MRSA. They are pointing the fingers at practical procedures (IV lines, cannulae, and catheters) as a major contributing factor.

In 1989, I saw a boy aged 14 die in 12 hours, then said to be nosocomial infection (staphylococcus aureus present in skin) which frightened me. I have published my work in medical journals, websites and videos in you tube. Even now when I warn doctors and nurses about the threat, and educate them about the importance of hand washing, they think I am paranoid.

Most believe a drug company will soon bring in a new antibiotic or a vaccination. Since 1970s there has been no new antibiotic introduced. I spoke to a senior microbiologist in charge of infection control; she thinks CA-MRSA is a major problem in USA and not a threat in UK. Unless doctors understand the gravity of the situation and know what to look for, we won’t know we have a community-acquired MRSA problem until it’s a very big problem.

This is frustrating because the problem is going to be a major threat to us all and unless we educate the healthcare providers that this threat is real and many health people especially children and young adults will be die.

Please visit my website and pass on the information to others. We hope our contribution will help you prevent invasive CA-MRSA effecting your family and you.

Ben in Oakland

January 30th, 2008

So Petey is still beating the dead horse. Loved the artwork.

To me, this is further proof–not that i needed any– that the whole anti gay thing is not about religious belief, natural sexuality, family, or anything else. The information is not esoteric. It is available to Babs with a minimum of research. In fact, BTB did the reasearch and posted the sources, including UCSF and CDC.

It’s about hate, fear power and money.


January 30th, 2008

Lets just hope that Pete doesn’t touch the wrong doorknob at International Mr. Leather or the next Folsom Street fair.

With his habit of frequenting these events, he’s in a high risk group.

Ben in Oakland

January 30th, 2008

Or let’s hope he does. Babsy, you got some ‘splainin’ to do about that curse of God.

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