Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, who has Ebola was given plasma to fight the virus taken from the blood of a doctor who beat the disease.
They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness.
News that a nurse caring for the nation’s first Ebola patient has now contracted the disease has other North Texas hospitals reviewing procedures and providing additional training. But, officials with Dallas’ Parkland hospital say their staffers are not panicking.
One day after the Center For Disease Control confirmed Nina Pham, 26, has Ebola, her father told CBS 11 News she’s “in fine spirits.”
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”
A hazardous materials crew began decontaminating the residence of a Dallas woman Sunday afternoon who’s the first known person to have contracted Ebola in the U.S.
CDC officials confirmed the preliminary positive Ebola results for Dallas Nurse
A deputy with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department was rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on Wednesday with some Ebola symptoms.
The Care Now clinic in Frisco where Dallas County Sheriff’s deputy Michael Monnig was treated for possible Ebola-like symptoms is close
Nine days after Thomas Eric Duncan became the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil, he also became the first person to die from the Ebola virus in this country.
According to health officials, Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning at 7:51 am.
The first patient to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States remains in critical condition Wednesday morning, more than 10 days after being admitted to the hospital.