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Hospitals revamp infection control amid Ebola scare
Modern Healthcare

Fears over the spread of the Ebola virus have intensified long-standing concerns that U.S. hospitals may not be prepared to deal with infectious diseases. Although focus on Ebola may be diverting attention from other issues, like hospital-associated infections and antibiotic-resistant superbugs, infectious disease experts say the education and training efforts surging in response to the disease may lead to more hospitals revamping their protocols and being more prepared in the future.