Hospitals are paying close attention to the type of protective gear they stock after two nurses contracted Ebola earlier this month while caring for a Liberian man dying of the disease at a Dallas hospital.
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The guidelines call for face shields, hoods, boot covers and other garb that leave no part of the body exposed.
The end of quarantine for 43 people in Dallas who had contact with Duncan “simply supports what most of us who know something about the disease have been saying all along: It’s not that easily spread.
Health representatives will be available to answer questions regarding symptoms, screening and diagnosis of Ebola.
Health officials said the six individuals are low-risk, but are being monitored after being in the same bridal shop as a Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola.
St. John’s Lutheran Church is collecting donations to help send protective gear to medical aid workers in Western Africa.
Carnival Cruise Lines told passengers the unidentified woman was tested for Ebola but the results were negative.
The new clinics will offer a variety of services, including urgent care, radiology and lab services.
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing.”
Company and federal officials have said the woman being monitored for Ebola poses no risk because she has shown no symptoms and has voluntarily self-quarantined.
State officials previously said 16 people Amber Vinson had contact with were being monitored.
Emergency room visits to Indiana hospitals are climbing at some facilities despite the federal health care overhaul that was supposed to reduce them.
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“There’s some indications that she wasn’t feeling well when she was here,” but those signs weren’t pronounced, Braden said.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
Before nurse Nina Pham left Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, she delivered a video message from her Dallas hospital room, which was posted online.
The CDC is now including passengers on Amber Vinson’s Oct. 10 flight from Dallas to Cleveland as part of its investigation, in addition to passengers on Monday’s flight, said Dr. Chris Braden of the CDC.
A Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruise ship.