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Is the Bay Area Prepared For an Ebola Outbreak?
NBC Bay Area

Is the Bay Area prepared for an Ebola outbreak? Most local government agencies seem to think so. California’s two senators are asking trade groups representing the state’s hospitals to make sure their members have protocols in place should a patient with Ebola walk through their doors. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein say it appeared that a communication breakdown allowed a Texas patient to be sent home without the medical staff considering Ebola as a possible diagnosis.