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Ebola here in Dallas USA

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HappyWife77 has 20 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Gerontology RN-BC and FNP MSN student.

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GingerRN17 has 1 years experience and specializes in Pediatrics.

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I just saw that. At least we know how to contain it, and how to keep it from spreading and the CDC was ready for this. Could have been a lot worse.

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NurseQT has 10+ years experience.

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I just read that the first patient has been diagnosed in America... Scary stuff...

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I'm here in the Dallas area as well. They said he went to the ED two days before he was admitted. Very scary.

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How do they dispose of the waste products from these patients? The waste removal services for Emory at first refused to. And when they have up top 40 bags a day of human waste just sitting around waiting for disposal that puts people at risk.

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NurseQT has 10+ years experience.

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I know the incubation period is about 2 weeks, is a person contagious during that period? Scary to think how many people he/she has come in contact with...

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

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Merged new threads about Ebola in US in this thread..

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HelloWish has 3 years experience as a ADN, BSN and specializes in IMCU, Oncology.

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You are contagious once you show symptoms according to the CDC.

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Esme12 has 40 years experience as a ASN, BSN, RN and specializes in Critical Care, ED, Cath lab, CTPAC,Trauma.

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You are contagious once you show symptoms according to the CDC.
They actually have studied it very little it wasn't important until recently.

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