Focus: Infection Control

Ebola is back in the news — make sure your facility is ready

May 15, 2018

With an overseas Ebola outbreak in the news, healthcare facilities should have a pandemic plan and the staff needs to be familiar with it, according to an article on the HCPro website.

The World Health Organization is concerned that the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo may have been underway for weeks or months

It's likely this outbreak will lead to cases of Ebola in the U.S. But the outbreak here four years ago serves as a reminder to be ready just in case.

Smart, proactive hospital safety pros should be thinking of ways to get their staff better trained and bolster their hospital's defenses should the next pandemic come through their doors.

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