CDC sends out Ebola guidelines to funeral homes - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV;

October 4, 2014 6:32 AM

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - The Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to U.S. funeral homes on how to handle the remains of Ebola patients.

Mulhearn Funeral Home in Monroe confirms they've gotten a three-page list of recommendations from the CDC. Among the guidelines, funeral workers are instructed to wear protective gear when handling the remains, since Ebola can be transmitted postmortem. Funeral homes are also told to avoid autopsies...

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