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Patient's move to Emory raises question: Can US hospitals handle Ebola?

ATLANTA In their first concession that a major U.S. hospital is not up to the task of treating an Ebola patient, federal health officials Wednesday transferred an infected health care worker from Dallas to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The patient, identified in news reports as a 29-year-old nurse, arrived at Emory on Wednesday evening. The move served to contradict the mantra recited for weeks by the nation's top health officials that any well-equipped, well-staffed hospital could safely treat Ebola. (While the hospital in Dallas continues to treat one nurse who came down with the virus, it evidently could not care for two.) It also raised questions about the path forward...

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