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Hopkins picked to create Ebola training tool
Hopkins picked to create Ebola training tool

Federal health regulators picked Johns Hopkins Medicine on Friday to lead development of a Web-based tool to train doctors, nurses and other health care workers on the protocols they should follow when treating patients with, or at risk of contracting, Ebola. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, known for its push for basic protocols to prevent medical errors, would head a 40-member team of hospitals and professional organizations in the effort. The website, expected to launch next week, will give users a step-by-step guide on how to put on and remove protective gear and how to ensure that safe...