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Ebola preparedness: Latest Dallas case heightens Bay Area concerns
San Francisco Business Times

News that a Dallas nurse has tested positive for Ebola after assisting in the care of the Liberian patient who died last week is raising new questions and concerns in the Bay Area and beyond about how the Dallas hospital, the CDC and the U.S. government and public health system are responding to the disease.

“You cannot imagine the wave of outrage” among nurses in the California Nurses Association when the Dallas hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, appeared to blame the infected nurse for contracting the disease, said Chuck Idelson, a spokesman for the Oakland-based union, which has been a leading voice in recent weeks for more training and more safety equipment for nurses and other care givers who may have to confront Ebola cases in the United States.

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