Workers cleaning and disinfecting an elementary school in Dallas because Patient Zero Thomas Eric Duncan had had contact with the school’s student(s):
Because nothing says “safety precautions” like rolled-up sleeves on a HazMat suit…
A worker with no surgical mask or HazMat suit hosing Duncan’s puke from the pavement of his apartment building, The Ivy, in Dallas. (He had vomited before he was taken into an ambulance to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.)
Because nothing says “clean-up” like jet-washing ebola-ridden puke, thereby aerializing the virus….
There are reports America’s hospitals are not ready for an Ebola epidemic — a viral hemorrhagic fever (in the disease’s horrifying end stage, the victim oozes blood from every orifice). Some hospital staff, e.g., nurses, say they’ve received no instructions or training from their administration.
Meanwhile, the condition of Duncan — the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. — has worsened from “serious but stable” to “critical.”
See also “CDC now admits ‘in theory’ Ebola can be transmitted by air“.