Ebola Scare In Braintree Raises Questions About Hospital Preparedness

October 13, 2014 5:34 PM

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In Dallas Monday, the family of a 26-year-old nurse confirmed that she is the first person known to contract the disease while in the United States. She was treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient to die in the U.S.

Also Monday, Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, called for the nation’s hospitals to step up their Ebola monitoring.

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