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CDC Vows To Rethink Ebola Infection Control

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is vowing to rethink Ebola infection control, calling even a single infection unacceptable. Dr. Thomas Frieden made the comment after a nurse became infected while caring for dying Ebola patient Thomas Duncan in a Dallas hospital last week. Frieden said Monday the…

Ebola-Infected Texas Nurse Raises Concerns

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- Ebola concerns are on the rise today following confirmation of another case of the deadly virus in Texas. It was announced over the weekend that a nurse who was treating the patient in Dallas who died last week, has been infected herself. A number of experts in treating infectious diseases are criticizing…

Texas Ebola Patient Is “Clinically Stable”

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- The Centers for Disease Control is calling the condition of a Texas Ebola patient "clinically stable." The patient is a nurse in a Dallas hospital who helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, who died last week. Over the weekend, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden blamed a "protocol breach" at Texas Health…

Weed Not Cutting Into Beer’s Bottom Line, As Predicted

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Medical marijuana isn't turning out to be a financial buzzkill for the beer industry. One top analyst tells "Bloomberg" the actual trend defies research showing pot revenue would contribute to a decline in beer sales. Research conducted by Trevor Stirling shows beer sales have stayed steady or increased in states that allow medical…

Infectious Disease Experts Rip CDC Chief For Ebola “Protocol Breach” Claim

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- A number of experts in treating infectious diseases are criticizing the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They say Dr. Thomas Frieden was wrong to blame a "protocol breach" for a Dallas nurse becoming infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient. Infection control experts say the staff at…