Ebola patients treated in the United States create a staggering amount of medical waste, and some states aren’t sure how to deal with it.
New Ebola Guidelines For Health Care Workers Include Buddy System, Protective Gear With ‘No Skin Showing’
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said.
It will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.
EBOLA REALITY CHECK: With Ebola Outbreak Hype Gripping America, Some Facts To Put It All In Perspective
It could be the fear of a hemorrhagic fever escaping from Africa, attacking the very heartland of America. It could be pictures of victims bleeding from every part of their body, writing in pain. The disease is fearsome, but beyond the sensational headlines, a little perspective may help calm fears.
If someone calls 911 and they say I’m very sick, I have a high fever, I’m throwing up, that immediately triggers the protocol in the system.
7 Flights Made Before Ebola Victim’s Frontier Airlines Jet Decontaminated, Complete List Of Flight Numbers Impacts Over 750 People
Frontier Airlines is replacing seat covers, carpeting, and air filters around the seat where the Ebola victim traveled, and now revealed the jet made seven flights before being pulled out of service for proper sterilization.
San Francisco International Airport officials asserted Thursday they stand ready to implement enhanced screening measures for the Ebola virus if the government directs them to.
School Officials are cordoning off an area of the Southwestern College Campus after reports that a student who may have been in contact with someone from the same flight as the most recent U.S. ebola patient has vomited in class.
The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation’s public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus.
The largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.