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CDC Promises Special Ebola Response Teams
NBC News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s moved a team of experienced experts in to help a Dallas hospital where a nurse became infected with Ebola to improve “every step in the process.” And they’ll send in a special response team to help any hospital in the future that gets an Ebola patient.

The team will help workers there improve their techniques for safely caring for Nina Pham, who was infected while herself caring for Thomas Eric Duncan before he died.

“The first and most important is ensuring that every hour of the day there’s a site manager there who is overseeing aspects of infection control,” CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden told a news conference. One thing the site manager will do is make sure someone spots workers as they put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE).

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