Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.
A nurse who works at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says she can no longer defend the place she works because they violated basic principles while taking care of an Ebola patient who died.
Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses’ union.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.
Texas officials say they’re trying to find an appropriate place to monitor a dog that belongs to a nurse diagnosed with Ebola.
Thomas Eric Duncan’s temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room — a fever so serious that it was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital’s record-keeping system.
Liberia Plans To Prosecute Man Who Brought Ebola Into US For Allegedly Lying On Airport Questionnaire
Liberia plans to prosecute the airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S., alleging that he lied on an airport questionnaire about not having any contact with an infected person, authorities said Thursday.
County Health Agency: ‘This Is A Big Spider Web’ Of People Who Came In Contact With Infected Ebola Patient
Health officials in Texas have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected with Ebola or someone close to him, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.
The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.