Oregon hospitals upping the ante on Ebola training after nurse infected in Dallas

October 14, 2014 1:51 AM

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Oregon hospitals upping the ante on Ebola training after nurse infected in Dallas

Staff at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital in Vancouver went into Ebola containment mode for the first time Friday when a sick patient told emergency room staff that she'd been in contact with someone recently returned from West Africa who also was ill.

It turned out to be a false alarm. Doctors, the Clark County Health Department and Washington state health authorities quickly ruled out an Ebola infection.

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