Advertisements

Ebola evacuations to US greater than previously known – yahoo/Jason Sickles

September 11, 2014

Health, USA

 

Transports have included patients exposed to virus, air a.

An airplane transporting a doctor infected with the deadly Ebola in West Africa lands near Atlanta on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/David Tulis)

An airplane transporting a doctor infected with the deadly Ebola in West Africa lands near Atlanta on Tuesday. …

An undisclosed number of people who’ve been exposed to the Ebola virus — not just the four patients publicly identified with diagnosed cases — have been evacuated to the U.S. by an air ambulance company contracted by the State Department.

“We moved a lot of other people who had an exposure event,” said Dent Thompson, vice president of Phoenix Air Group. “Many times these people are just fine, they just had an exposure. But you have to treat it as though the disease is present.”

For the rest of the story:

 

 

Advertisements
,

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: