Disasters: Preparing & Responding

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  1. Toxic flu H1N1 hospitalizes nurse for months -54 days on ECMO
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 27
    18
    hopebewild
  2. Nurse are you worried about the ebola outbreak?
    by Nursetobe25 Oct 11
    8
    akulahawkRN
  3. Are American hospitals ready for Ebola?
    by texarkana 551 Oct 2
    59
    typoagain
  4. RN wants to help fight Ebola
    by mayb2morrow Oct 9
    5
    Esme12
  5. Dealing with Ebola and Other Public Health Scares
    by tnbutterfly Oct 8
    1
    mariebailey
  6. Are we prepared for a global pandemic?
    by MassED Sep 11
    8
    MassED
  7. First US ebola patient died --inaccurate news report
    • Closed
    by Blindsided Oct 5
    22
    NRSKarenRN
  8. Student nurse saves family from Ebola
    by redmielita Oct 2
    4
    cjcsoon2brn
  9. First US case of Ebola diagnosed
    by duskyjewel Sep 30
    3
    duskyjewel
  10. US Hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste
    by TheGooch Sep 24
    3
    wtbcrna
  11. Growing Up Unvaccinated
    by wtbcrna Jan 26
    72
    mariebailey
  12. MNA sues Brigham and Women's hospital over mandatory Flu vaccine
    by Esme12 Sep 26
    10
    elkpark
  13. The flu vaccine & GBS
    by emtb2rn Sep 23
    48
    mariebailey
  14. Nursing jobs in Dallas that don't require the flu shot
    by dalitaba Sep 9
  15. Ebola: Liberian nurses strike over lack of protective equipment
    by herring_RN Sep 4
    2
    herring_RN
  16. Wearing a mask
    by applesxoranges Aug 8
    20
    applesxoranges
  17. Report: CDC Scientist Kept Quiet About Flu Blunder
    by pmabraham Aug 16
    3
  18. No worries USA.  Only healthcare workers will be exposed to ebola.
    by Raviepoo Aug 1
    196
    MassED
  19. Ebola in the news... still!
    Video by edmia Aug 23
    16
    MassED
  20. Hospital readiness for Ebola
    by aspiration Aug 10
    15
    elkpark
  21. nurse ratio 50:1? Yup!
    by nurse2033 Jul 26
    9
    xoemmylouox
  22. Liberia: Nurses Abandoned Redemption Hospital
    46
    icuRNmaggie
  23. Emory Accepting Patients With The Ebola Virus.
    by Biosciencegeek Aug 1
    6
    Biosciencegeek
  24. Ebola coming to America
    by brandy1017 Aug 1
    2
    TheGooch
  25. Ebola
    Poll by canoehead Jul 31
    8
    Horseshoe
  26. Fired for refusing??
    Poll by Indyrn00 Feb 3
    170
    OCNRN63
  27. Health care workers at high risk of infection from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
    by Laidback Al Apr 22
    2
    NRSKarenRN
  28. Interview: Paul Offit, M.D.
    by wtbcrna Feb 9
    21
    wtbcrna
  29. Vaccine Conspiracy Theorists More Likely To See Conspiracy Everywhere
    by wtbcrna Feb 10
    63
    wtbcrna
  30. Pregnant nurse fired for refusing flu shot
    by wtbcrna Dec 29, '13
    44
    wtbcrna
  31. Recent news on Tamiflu
    by pmabraham Apr 10
    8
    applewhitern
  32. Is there really no way to refuse a mandatory flu shot?
    by tariqblaze Nov 18, '13
    87
    ixchel, rn
  33. Teen wins $100,000 for flu advance
    by wtbcrna Mar 16
    3
    amygarside
  34. Study: Calming the Cytokine Storm
    by indigo girl Sep 15, '11
    4
    eagle78
  35. Flu Vaccine Effectiveness
    by wtbcrna Feb 22
    1
    NurseQT
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