A nurse who was infected with Ebola after treating a sick patient said she didn’t have enough training beforehand on how to protect herself.
Practically daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse and University of Texas at Arlington alum, Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state’s voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
A University of Texas at Arlington nursing school alum who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said she plans to end her voluntary quarantine and even stepped outside her home briefly on Wednesday.
A Texas nurse, who had been working with Ebola patients has returned home from Sierra Leone.
While announcing the release of Ebola patient Nina Pham from the hospital, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, took time to send a special shout out.
While he continues to wait out his 21-day incubation period and screening for Ebola symptoms, the City of Dallas has released video of nurse Nina Pham’s dog Bentley.
The family of the second Dallas nurse to be infected with the Ebola virus says she is “steadily regaining her strength and her spirits are high.”
State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus.
The first nurse from Dallas to to get infected with the deadly ebola virus is finally getting some good news.
Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas have moved nurse Nina Pham. The 26-year-old is being transferred to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Two large Cleveland hospital systems say some of their nurses and other employees were on a flight from Dallas with a Texas nurse days before she was diagnosed with Ebola.
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.