Health workers get model Ebola protection in California

November 15, 2014 12:32 PM

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Following a nationwide nurses’ protests demanding for stronger protections for health workers treating Ebola patients, the state of California now requires that the 300 specialized hospitals for acute care provide hazardous material suits, respirators, isolation rooms, and extensive training for workers treating suspected Ebola patients.

This new health regulation was announced by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration agency, and most health workers and nurses have hailed the new regulations as the best in the country, and a model for other states to follow in order to better protect health Ebola workers. The ...

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