Why do health workers in protective suits catch Ebola?

October 30, 2014 5:29 PM

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LONDON, Oct 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If Ebola is difficult to catch, as medical experts say, why are fully equipped nurses contracting it in the United States and Spain, and how can aid agencies in West Africa protect their staff more effectively?

One nurse in Spain and two hospital nurses in the United States were infected with Ebola after treating patients who had returned from West Africa with the virus.

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