Why Hospitals Are More Prepared For Ebola Than Clinics

October 20, 2014 7:31 PM

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A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care clinic.

The rapidly expanding facilities aren't designed to treat serious illnesses and are ill-equipped to deal with suspected Ebola cases.

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