'Breach of protocol' led to Ebola infection of Dallas hospital worker who treated Liberian
The hospital worker, a woman who was not identified by officials, wore protective gear while treating the Liberian patient, and she has been unable to point to how the breach might have occurred, said Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Duncan was the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with Ebola.
The CDC confirmed Sunday afternoon that the woman had tested positive for Ebola -- the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.
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If it's indeed breach of protocol - this would be either due to incompetence, or negligence. That a breach had happened before (involving Duncan) at this same hospital....is not so reassuring, to say the least.
Furthermore, how sure are they that this latest outbreak is due to breach of protocol?
Do these health experts really know that much about Ebola? Could ebola have mutated that it's even more so highly contagious now? Somehow I get the sense that what we're being told in news conferences are just something to avoid panic.
If they're not sure about ebola, they should just say so, and start advising people to be more cautious in public.
What do you think?