Hospital staff need better training, more funding and sharper oversight to handle Ebola patients, nurses and doctors said after a caregiver in Dallas was confirmed to have caught the deadly virus.
The only way to ensure hospital workers correctly follow procedure is with training and drills, Perencevich said. Some caregivers feel they arent adequately prepared.
The thing thats most concerning is that people just dont have experience with this and they may accidentally put a dirty glove to their face or touch something with their hands, and eventually the hand goes to the mouth, he said.
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