Talk of the Town: TEXAS NURSE TESTS POSITIVE FOR EBOLA!!!!!

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According to the Washington Post, a nurse that was helping treat the 1st US Ebola patient(Thomas Duncan who died early October)has also tested positive. The diagnosis was confirmed by the CDC. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC, said that an unknown breach in protocol led to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worker being infected and that federal officials are investigating. He said additional CDC staff are heading to Texas. He also said that more cases are likely.Frieden also stated that the CDC is considering the treatment of Ebola patients to be conducted at one of the 4 facilities in US. 3 of the 4 have successfully treated confirmed or suspected Ebola cases.
The infected worker, is the first person to contract the disease in the United States.Hospital officials said the worker had been wearing CDC-recommended protective gear during treatment, including gowns, gloves, masks and shields.

The current Ebola outbreak which is said to be the worst outbreak on record of the disease, has already killed more than 4,000 people in West Africa.
If you don’t think this Ebola outbreak is serious, you need to rethink that!
Check this out!
Thoughts?
xoxo,
The Rambling Tea

 

2 comments

  1. The news cycle travels fast, T. She’s already been treated, she recovered from the disease, and got reunited with her dog, who they also (stupidly) quarantined:
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/01/us-health-ebola-usa-idUSKBN0II1SP20141101

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    1. Thanks! I forgot to add that these are my old posts that I’m transferring from my blogspot account! Haha!

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