PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nurse’s Facebook rant about the “cesspool of funky flu” in emergency room waiting areas is getting a lot of attention.
“Wash your stinking hands,” Katherine Lockler says in a six-minute video that’s been viewed 4.9 million times.READ MORE: State Fair Taking Extra Measures To Keep Guests Safe
Lockler told the Pensacola News Journal she recorded the video after a 12-hour shift on Jan. 27 because she’s concerned people aren’t taking the proper precautions during a nasty flu season. She sarcastically offers a “magic trick” for staying well, showing how to sneeze into your arm.READ MORE: Officials: Man Suspected Of Making Threats Against Texas Lawmakers Arrested
She also scolds a softball coach for bringing an entire team to visit one player at the ER. “You just got maybe 15 new vectors, or carriers of the flu, by them just walking in.”
Lockler said she’s getting responses from around the world.MORE NEWS: State Fair Offers Hundreds Of Free Acts, Shows And Exhibits
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