U.S. nurses to protest, strike over Ebola measures

November 12, 2014 11:09 AM

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U.S. nurses to protest, strike over Ebola measures

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nurses across the United States will stage protest rallies and strikes on Wednesday over what they say is insufficient protection for health workers dealing with patients possibly stricken with the deadly Ebola virus.

The California-based nurses' union, National Nurses United, says hospitals still lack enough hazardous materials suits which leave no skin exposed and sufficient powered air-purifying respirators to properly protect nurses from exposure.

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