Nurses to CDC: Wrong. US Hospitals Not Prepared for Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and the Obama Administration’s Department of Homeland Security rushed Friday to assure the US public that our hospitals are fully prepared for any possible outbreak of Ebola. The National Nurses United disagree. They say US hospitals “are not ready to confront this deadly disease.” “What our surveys show is a reminder that we do not have a national health care system, but a fragmented collection of private healthcare companies each with their own way of responding

Source: www.commondreams.org

Lack of policies, lack of education and insufficient supplies are just a few of the problems nurses are concerned about regarding receiving patients with the Ebola virus. We need a NATIONAL standard on how to respond to this threat!

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