Majority of Medical Professional Nationwide Not Prepared to Deal with Ebola

The latest polls are indicating nurses and other medical professionals nationwide are not adequately prepared to deal with patients infected by the Ebola virus. A recent survey of 3,000 nurses found that 74 percent of nurses do not feel safe or prepared to deal with Ebola patients or outbreaks, according to allnurses.com. The survey also shows that the employing hospitals have not addressed the possibility of an Ebola patient entering their facility or provided the necessary training to the nurses on how to deal with such a situation.


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