Posts tagged Thomas Frieden

Travel ban for Texas health care workers in Ebola case

A health care worker who may have handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas, is currently on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. government is working to get her and her husband back home. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez, AP) 497CONNECT 146TWEETLINKEDIN [...]

Texas Hospital Director ‘Deeply Sorry’ for ‘Mistakes’

BY MAGGIE FOX AND ERIN MCCLAM An official at the Dallas hospital where two nurses contracted Ebola told Congress on Thursday that emergency staff were not trained this summer on how to handle the virus, despite warnings from health officials about the outbreak in West Africa. The official, Dr. [...]

Ebola Horror: Infected Nurse Flew U.S. Airline

(Before It’s News) CDC tracking down passengers for possible exposure WND JEROME R. CORSI Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, left, speaks to reporters Wednesday with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins NEW YORK – Only hours after the Centers for Disease Control reassured the American public the [...]

UDPATE: PATIENT #3 SUSPECTED IN DALLAS: Nurse’s Boyfriend Quarantined

This is a developing story. Updates to come as more information becomes available. Various reports now making their way through social networks and alternative media sources claim that Nina Pham’s boyfriend may have been admitted to a Dallas-area hospital. It is not clear whether the individual [...]

Nurses Warn of ‘System Failure’ as Ebola Spreads to US Healthcare Worker

I’ve received information from hospital administrators and nursing staff at several Central California hospitals, that they have NOT BEEN BRIEFED on EBOLA RESPONSE PROTOCOLS!! THIS MEANS THAT THEY ARE UNPREPARED IF ANY CASES SHOULD PRESENT TO CENTRAL CALIFORNIA HOSPITALS. THE CDC HAS NOT ISSUED [...]

Family identifies 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola at Dallas hospital

POSTED 11:40 AM, OCTOBER 13, 2014, BY FOX 4 NEWSROOM, DALLAS — The Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is “clinically stable,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Thomas Frieden said at a press conference Monday. Her family identified her as Nina Pham, 26. Jason Whitely, a [...]

Key Question: How Did Dallas Worker Contract Ebola?

CBS DFW DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – How did it happen?   That’s the big question as U.S. health officials investigate the case of a Dallas health worker who treated an Ebola patient and ended up with the disease herself. These are professionals and this is the United States, where the best [...]

Second U.S. Ebola Case Confirmed; Caregiver Remains in Isolation

  BY MAGGIE FOX AND ELISHA FIELDSTADT   A test on Sunday confirmed that a Texas health care worker who cared for Liberian Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital is positive for the virus, apparently as a result of a “breach of protocol” for treating the disease. A statement issued [...]
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