US setting up network of hospitals for Ebola care

October 23, 2014 6:07 PM

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - United States health officials are setting up a network of about 20 go-to hospitals to handle the care of an Ebola patient rather than rely on any facility to treat the virus, according to comments from a senior administration official.

The United States is moving "fairly rapidly" to a "sort of a tiered and regionalized approach to Ebola care," Dr Nicole Lurie, the assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the Department of Health and Human Services, said on a call with hospital administrators on Monday, according to an ...

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