De Blasio Claims Bellevue Workers Denied Service During Ebola Scare

November 14, 2014 12:36 PM

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Mayor Bill de Blasio told a Brooklyn audience last night that East Side restaurants refused to serve employees of Bellevue Hospital while the medical center was caring for the Ebola-infected Dr. Craig Spencer–and that one nurse even had a daycare center decline to take care of her child during the panicked period.

Speaking in Dyker Heights at the annual dinner of the Sansone Foundation–which funds scholarships to colleges and parochial schools–Mr. de Blasio described how eateries refused to wait on Bellevue nurses while Dr. Spencer was in the hospital’s care. Mr. Spencer contracted the organ-liquefying diseas...

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