"Nurses were forced to use medical tape to secure openings in their flimsy garments, worried that their necks and heads were exposed as they cared for a patient with explosive diarrhea and projectile vomiting, said Deborah Burger of National Nurses United."
"...the Ebola patient's lab samples were allowed to travel through the hospital's pneumatic tubes, opening the possibility of contaminating the specimen delivery system. The nurses also alleged that hazardous waste was allowed to pile up to the ceiling."
-- This is a complete failure of our government and the CDC. This second nurse was on a Frontier airline flight from Cleveland on the 13th, she went to the hospital with Ebola symptoms the next morning.
"CDC also says woman who went to Ohio should not have been travelling after having contact with Ebola patient."
You mean their oh so perfect protocols weren't followed to the letter? *gasp*
And these new possible exposures in addition to the other 70 or so who interacted with Duncan while he was being treated... not to mention his family here in the states (who violated their isolation agreement possibly exposing others)... the first responders to the apartment... the NBC news crew who also violated their isolation agreement.
"Because of the proximity in time between the evening flight and first report of illness the following morning, CDC is reaching out to passengers who flew on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth Oct. 13," the CDC said in a statement. The flight landed Monday at 8:16 p.m. CT. - she boarded the plane with a temperature of 99.5 F... was she REALLY told not to fly or is that BS cover-up after the fact?
The CDC & local authorities have been asking those suspected of being exposed to agree to stay home (ignoring the risks to other members of the household)... the only enforcement they are using today is seeking a judicial order AFTER they violate the agreement to state home.
Of course, these requests are a bit problematic as most people don't have enough food around their house to hold out up to the full 21 days of exposure.
Remember too, Duncan lied on a form when leaving the infected area about his not having had contact with anyone infected... our domestic response is only slightly more advanced.