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Clumsy Ebola response tests country's faith in health leaders
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The American public's deep fears about Ebola and politicians' inflammatory rhetoric following the three U.S. cases in Dallas have prompted public health experts to think about how the country might respond to a more serious infectious disease pandemic, and what lessons can be learned from the...
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New Ebola protocols will cost hospitals more
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Many are welcoming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tighter safety guidelines for treating Ebola patients. But meeting those standards may pose financial challenges for hospitals.
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Clumsy Ebola response tests nation's faith in public health leaders | Experts urge stronger leadership from the White House and health officials.
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The American public's deep fears about Ebola and U.S. politicians' inflammatory rhetoric following the three U.S. cases in Dallas have prompted public health experts to think about how the country might respond to a more serious infectious disease pandemic, and what lessons can be learned from the...
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Hospitals may struggle to execute CDC's stronger Ebola standards
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare experts are calling the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tighter guidelines for treating Ebola patients welcome but also long overdue. And meeting the standards may pose financial challenges for many facilities.
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CDC issues stronger safety standards for healthcare workers handling Ebola
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Conceding its previous Ebola safety protocols failed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued more robust guidelines aimed at better protecting workers who confront Ebola and other deadly infectious diseases.
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Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital
Associated Press | October 19, 2014
Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital, for days after the admission, his caregivers are vulnerable.
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CDC, hospitals hit reset on Ebola preparedness
By Beth Kutscher , Adam Rubenfire and Andis Robeznieks | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hospitals across the country are stepping up their preparedness and staff training for the possible arrival of Ebola cases at their doorsteps in the wake of failures in handling Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
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Obama names Ron Klain as Ebola 'czar'
By Adam Rubenfire , John N. Frank and Virgil Dickson | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Facing mounting political pressure to name an Ebola czar, President Barack Obama last Friday appointed former senior White House aide Ron Klain as the administration's response leader for the Ebola outbreak.
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Ebola preparedness: The fire this time
By Merrill Goozner | October 17, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. healthcare system badly fumbled its first unexpected encounter with the deadly Ebola virus. One misdiagnosed patient is dead, two nurses who treated him are sick, and hundreds of people may have been exposed to the virus. Panic is spreading.
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Obama urges calm as critics call for more action on Ebola
By Gregg Blesch | October 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
President Barack Obama sought to restore calm Thursday evening to a nation and healthcare system rattled by a seemingly fast-growing threat from a disease that looked remote and manageable less than three weeks earlier.
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