The 99%’ers have ringworm.
City officials are reporting a ringworm outbreak at Occupy Santa Cruz.
Via Verum Serum:
They also are reporting a possible scabies outbreak.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported:
Police issued four tickets from Friday to Monday morning to people smoking in the park and having an open flame, police spokesman Zach Friend said. One woman also was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
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Sheriff’s deputy April Skalland said deputies have issued 16 tickets for illegal lodging and arrested seven people around the protest since Oct. 7. The arrests have been for being drunk in public, being under the influence of drugs, and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, Skalland said.
Police said there have been reports of ringworm and scabies at the camp in recent days. County officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment about health conditions at the camp.
Lane said he planned to continue talks with Occupy campers this week.
Yup. They’re just like the tea party.