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Infectious disease expert Professor Lyn Gilbert appointed to oversee Australia's response to Ebola threat

ABC News Sophie Scott 23 October 2014 7:05pm

One of Australia’s leading doctors has been appointed the country’s Ebola tsar with the job of overseeing the response to the epidemic. 178 more words

Leadership / Management

Is Your Job Harmful to Your Health? The Answer Could Be Yes

There are lots of factors that make a job unhealthy. Let’s count the ways: mean boss, long hours, extreme stress–oh, and yes, risk of death. A new report recently classified one entire occupational field as pretty risky. 212 more words

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More Than 5,000 Health Care Workers Attend Ebola Training

More than 5,000 health care and hospital infection control workers gathered at the Javits Center in New York City for an Ebola education session amid growing concern among hospital workers over Ebola preparedness. 614 more words

CDC Issues New Guidelines for Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated Ebola guidelines Monday, focusing on better protecting health care workers. 1,413 more words

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New Ebola Guidelines For Health Care Workers Include Buddy System, Protective Gear With 'No Skin Showing'

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed. 1,294 more words

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Ontario designates 10 hospitals to treat potential Ebola patients

WATCH ABOVE: Marianne Dimain looks at what the province is doing to get ready to fight Ebola. 

TORONTO – The Ontario government is bolstering its Ebola preparedness plan with additional training and support for front line health care workers including designating 10 hospitals to treat potential cases. 712 more words

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Texas Health Workers Receiving Orders To Stay Home

DALLAS (AP) — Dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas were asked Thursday to sign legal documents in which they agreed to stay home, as authorities across the nation ramped up efforts to limit the virus’ spread. 638 more words

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