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Extreme measures: U.S. hospitals take on Ebola, but at what risk?
Extreme measures: U.S. hospitals take on Ebola, but at what risk?

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The infection of two U.S. healthcare workers who cared for a dying Ebola patient in Dallas is challenging assumptions about how to protect Western medical workers who perform advanced, life-saving procedures that may increase their risk of exposure. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the infection of the two Dallas nurses likely occurred in the first few days of patient Thomas Duncan's admission to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in late September, and is investigating whether they correctly used personal protective gear such as gloves and gowns recommended by the agency.     Workers at the hospital also performed invasive...

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