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Pittsburgh hospitals detail Ebola preparation

Pittsburgh hospitals detail Ebola preparation

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke The Allegheny County Health Department is collaborating with hospitals, health care providers, emergency medical technicians and clinics to make sure employees can identify the Ebola virus. According to Allegheny County Emergency Services Chief Alvin Henderson, there will be emergency disease screening during 911 calls. Callers who indicate they […]

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

As Ebola spreads, nurses prepare

By Julian Routh | News Editor The Duquesne School of Nursing is taking steps to educate students on the threat of the Ebola virus, which was transmitted to a second nurse in the United States this week. Nursing school Dean Mary Ellen Glasgow said nursing chairs and curriculum committees are meeting to discuss how to […]

Staff editorial: Ebola infects Americans’ bodies and minds

Duke Staff Running late to an afternoon class, one of our staff members overheard a few students discussing Halloween costumes ideas on A-Walk. “I’m going as Ebola!” a girl proclaimed, detailing how she would do her make-up in a sickly fashion. Her friends agreed that it would be clever enough for a Buzzfeed article for […]