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Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss keeping providers and patients healthy this flu season, and remind us that they’ll be taking calls for a live podcast on Dec. 29 at ...
You will not find an EKG monitor, pulse oximeter or even a blood pressure cuff; medical providers work with nothing more than their hands, eyes and ears ...
Working with Ebola is unlike any other paramedic job, and never before have I better understood the significance of a simple handshake or hug ...
Flu vaccine does not cause flu, but four in 10 of us believe it does ...
A new Ebola Treatment Unit will have a capacity of 100 patients, but the number of patients is slowly dropping ...
Humidity and decontamination needs make documentation a low priority in Liberia, but without it few treatment lessons will be learned ...
Medics donned PPE before carrying the feverish girls from their home; the scare reassured responders they're equipped to manage the disease ...
He was given the experimental drug ZMapp and blood from an Ebola survivor, but was "extremely critical" when he arrived at the biocontainment unit ...
He was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center by ambulance and accompanied by a single police cruiser and a fire department vehicle ...
Results of an initial U.S. safety study proved promising enough that next-step testing should begin by January. ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie responded to his illness with a mandatory 21-day quarantine for travelers who have come in close contact with Ebola ...
The two-day strike will kickoff Wednesday and included nurses from at least 15 states ...
The ambulance is a preemptive measure due the company’s involvement with patients traveling abroad ...
The drill is the first of kind for area responders, featuring a staged scenario and specialized equpiment ...
She now donates plasma containing Ebola antibodies to be given to other patients ...
Transporting these patients to specialty centers is the best way to safely manage this virus, and companies are already able to do this ...
The 64-year-old is one of nine volunteers nationwide who are setting up the treatment center in West Africa ...
He ruled there's no need to restrict her movements because she's not showing symptoms, but she must continue daily monitoring ...
His responses to a dispatcher forced EMS to stage "an unnecessary Ebola response" ...
She went on an hour-long bike ride with her boyfriend, saying she has no symptoms after returning from treating Ebola victims in West Africa ...