Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

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Source: US Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons

On Sunday, April 5, 2020, inmate Oliver M. Boling went into respiratory failure at the United States Penitentiary (USP) in Lompoc, California. He was evaluated by institutional medical staff and transported to a local hospital for further treatment and evaluation. While at the local hospital, Mr. Boling tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, his condition declined and he was placed on a ventilator. On Friday, April 17, 2020, Mr. Boling, who had long-term, pre-existing medical conditions which the CDC lists as risk factors for developing more severe COVID-19 disease, was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

Mr. Boling was a 66 year-old male who was sentenced in the Superior Court in the District of Columbia to a 71-year and 6 months sentence for Sodomy and Assault With a Deadly Weapon, Prison Breach, Petit Larceny, and Armed Robbery. He had been in custody at USP Lompoc since May 7, 2018.

USP Lompoc is a Medium security facility that currently houses 979 male offenders within the Federal Correctional Complex.

The Bureau of Prisons will continue to provide daily updates and information on actions related to COVID-19 at www.bop.gov/coronavirus/index.jsp

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Xantus Apr 20, 2020 10:15 AM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

hey prisons.
don't mass release inmates.
https://nypost.com/2020/04/20/unconscionable-for-released-inmates-to-commit-crimes-de-blasio/

i can't believe this is a headline, how naive can you be? prisoners see the fear, they know everyone is scared and separated..

a-1587251410 Apr 18, 2020 04:10 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Sodomy and Assault With a Deadly Weapon, Prison Breach, Petit Larceny, and Armed Robbery. No great loss to society here...

a-1587235559 Apr 18, 2020 11:45 AM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Read an article about another inmate that Lompoc recently released, that was sick and took a bus home, got sicker and died from covid. Shouldn't release anyone that is sick, especially by putting them onto a public bus! Lompoc prison needs to be investigated, consequenced and overhauled. This shows their deficiencies loud and clear.

EastBeach Apr 18, 2020 01:06 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Incredible the inmate was put on a Greyhound bus knowing he was sick and that there was a COVID-19 outbreak in the prison. Endangered both the inmate as well as the public ..... https://www.independent.com/2020/04/15/sisters-say-brother-sick-with-covid-19-was-released-from-lompoc-prison-to-die/

a-1587235277 Apr 18, 2020 11:41 AM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Remdesvir, Kaletra, Actemra and Hydroxychloroquine all work by themselves up to around 65% of all cases because of their anti inflammatory proprieties. Those percentages are good in a state of emergency but are far from an ideal treatment.
It was infectologist Dr Didier Raoult of Marseille France who came up with the idea of mixing one of them (hydroxychloroquine) with an antibiotic of high viral action (azitromicin) to disrupt both the inflammation of the resulting cycotone syndrome and the virus replication.

macpuzl Apr 21, 2020 04:07 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine with or without azitromicin makes things worse.
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https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.16.20065920v1.full.pdf

PitMix Apr 20, 2020 09:52 AM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Study stopped in Brazil due to side effects. Ensuing shortages for the tuberculosis and Lupus patients that depend on those meds for their daily well-being. Typical SNAFU by our federal government.

a-1587335106 Apr 19, 2020 03:25 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

What side effects? Be specific. Hydroxychloroquine has been safely used for seventy years. Millions of people around the world use it to treat malaria. It is also used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. There are no deadly side effects. The only serious side effect is "retinal deposits". Those on hydroxychloroquine long term are advised to have an eye exam once a year. There was an extensive and thorough study on hydroxychloroquine and corona viruses in 2005 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We have known for fifteen years exactly how hydroxychloroquine acts in the body to destroy the virus. We have known for fifteen years that hydroxychloroquine is an effective treatment for the corona virus. All these deaths around the world were unnecessary. Many lives could have been saved with the hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin treatment that is now standard for all patients in most European countries. Why was this not pushed as an effective treatment for the virus? Hydroxychloroquine is a cheap generic drug that cannot be patented by the researchers or the large drug companies. There was a push for a vaccine, research for a vaccine would give billions of dollars to researchers, production of a vaccine would make billions of dollars for the drug companies. It is as simple as that, huge profits for everyone involved with a vaccine. No huge profits from hydroxychloroquine, the cheap but effective treatment readily available for most of the world .

macpuzl Apr 18, 2020 05:11 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

I guess that's in the eye of the beholder:
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https://www.drugs.com/sfx/hydroxychloroquine-side-effects.html

EastBeach Apr 18, 2020 01:19 PM
Lompoc Prison Inmate Dies from COVID-19

Links please, especially for the 65% assertion? And what does "all cases" refer to? It's been awhile since I read about Dr. Raoult's 20-person clinical trial. What other groups have been able to confirm his conclusions?

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