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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Late Friday afternoon several dozen nurses, health workers and staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas walked out of the hospital emergency room exit in a sign of support for their colleagues and Texas Health Resources.
The various health works, some in white lab coats and others in scrubs, chanted support for Presbyterian nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson.
Some people were carrying signs. One said, “I Am Presby Proud,” another “We ‘heart’ You Amber,” and yet another said, “We ‘heart’ Presby.”
The support of the hospital comes after a lot of second-guessing and criticism of Presbyterian and admitted mistakes made at the hospital with both patient Thomas Eric Duncan and nurses and health workers caring for him.
At one point the scene from Chopper 11 showed the group almost in a circle and holding hands, apparently in prayer.
There had been some indications this event was to be a walk out of employees, actually leaving the job, but that is not the case.
Of course, Presbyterian Hospital was the facility that cared for the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in The United States and has subsequently had two nurses, who cared for that patient, test positive for the virus.
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