Charlotte, NC Nurse Writes Letter To Nurse With Ebola
A nurse from Charlotte has written an open letter to Nina Pham. Pham is the Dallas nurse who was stricken with Ebola after caring for a critically ill patient. "We know how tedious and difficult it is to put and take off on full protective gear over and over again. We know how hot, sweaty and unbearable it gets. .. We know what it’s like standing beside someone for hours at a time, knowing that life is slowly leaving his or her body. We know how much that hurts mentally, physically, and emotionally." Read the letter and listen to an interview on Here & Now:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new and much stricter guidelines for doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers dealing with Ebola patients in America - all workers must be covered head-to-toe in protective clothing, including full face masks and a buddy system to ensure safe disrobing.