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Clinicians: CDC’s Dr. Srinivasan shares tips for treating potential #Ebola patients as flu season begins: bit.ly/1tDoNtw @Medscape
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#CDCintheField from Jonathan: Visiting new #Ebola Treatment Unit in Liberia. It has since opened & is now operational pic.twitter.com/InDaKZvs2l
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#EbolaFact: A person infected with #Ebola is not contagious until symptoms appear. 1.usa.gov/1tNxn9D pic.twitter.com/1OtjrwFeuF
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ICYMI: What’s the difference between infections spread through air or by droplets? CDC #Ebola fact sheet explains 1.usa.gov/1z5Zrry
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Info for emergency depts managing patients with possible Ebola: Identify, isolate, inform cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/… pic.twitter.com/fyGmXeh3av
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New CDC #Ebola guidance defines 4 risk levels based on degree of exposure & recommended public health actions: 1.usa.gov/1zdZktU
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Today's #EbolaFact: the species of #Ebola in W. Africa outbreak is Zaire ebolavirus. pic.twitter.com/uG5OioCnKe
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Answers to common questions about #Ebola. Our next #EbolaFact: Ebola is not airborne. pic.twitter.com/ApXTJyYYNV
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Air, food & water do not carry #Ebola virus, but body fluid droplets can. New CDC Fact Sheet: 1.usa.gov/1z5Zrry
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.@NIH official Anthony Fauci, MD, answers questions about #Ebola; explains how the virus spreads and can be stopped. wb.md/1uQQlIc
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What’s the difference between infections spread through the air or by droplets? New CDC #Ebola fact sheet explains: 1.usa.gov/1z5Zrry
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CDC wants healthcare workers to be safe & prepared. Learn CDC recommended PPE for #Ebola: 1.usa.gov/10hXJoz pic.twitter.com/bic6MwWqsw
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Read in @CDCMMWR how NYC established Ebola surveillance and preparedness measures last summer. go.usa.gov/f3GB
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#EbolaFact: Ebola is not spread through casual contact. pic.twitter.com/tp45VnL5C8
CDC in close communications w/ New York City Health Department & Bellevue Hospital, is providing technical assistance & resources.
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3 members of CDC’s Ebola Response Team will arrive in New York City tonight; CDC Ebola experts already in NYC to offer immediate support.
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Patient didn't have fever or other symptoms of illness during screening; reported fever to health officials for 1st time today.
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Healthcare worker returned through JFK Airport on Oct. 17, participated in enhanced screening for all returning travelers from W. Africa.
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CDC team determined earlier this week Bellevue Hospital has been trained in proper protocols & is well prepared to treat #Ebola patients.
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The #Ebola patient remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. 1.usa.gov/1D459I2
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New York City reports positive test for #Ebola in volunteer international aid worker. CDC doing confirmation testing 1.usa.gov/1D459I2
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Health workers, do you know when to think #Ebola, evaluate the patient & consult w/public health? New fact sheet: 1.usa.gov/ZNVybG
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#Ebola is spread by direct contact w/ body fluids of a sick person or exposure to contaminated objects, like needles. pic.twitter.com/cbopb88bZn
Could it be #Ebola? New for healthcare workers: patient care checklist for patients under investigation for Ebola: 1.usa.gov/ZNVybG
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Our next #EbolaFact: A person infected with #Ebola virus is not contagious until symptoms appear. pic.twitter.com/MQUpd0zRC4
#EbolaFact: No cure for #Ebola, but @NIH @DeptofDefense & other fed partners are working on a vaccine. pic.twitter.com/IBftmce3NX
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Now all passengers to US from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea required to fly into airports w/ enhanced screening: go.usa.gov/GYgm
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Why was a nurse w/ Ebola allowed to travel? Is it safe to fly? How long does #Ebola live on surfaces? Get answers: go.usa.gov/f6nm
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Active monitoring program will require daily contact with all travelers returning to US from #Ebola-affected countries for 21 days.
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Beginning active post-arrival monitoring in 6 states, working closely with CDC: NY, PA, MD, VA, NJ & GA: 1.usa.gov/1CWN0f9
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We can’t get to zero risk in U.S. until we stop the #Ebola epidemic at its source in Liberia, Sierra Leone & Guinea.
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Enhanced PPE guidance is centered on 3 principles to increase healthcare worker safety 1.usa.gov/1vYIwWA pic.twitter.com/nhmrtSiDe4
Since it takes about 2 weeks for #fluvax to provide protection, NOW is a great time for you & your children to get a #fluvax #FluPlusYou
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Our next #EbolaFact is about the level of #Ebola virus in the body & how it directly relates to contagiousness. pic.twitter.com/MEOFqRLSUW
Our next #EbolaFact is about the symptoms of Ebola. A person infected with Ebola must have symptoms to be contagious. pic.twitter.com/zZgP0yaFEC
T3. Last night, CDC issued tighter guidance for US healthcare workers on PPE: 1.usa.gov/10hXJoz #abcDrBchat
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T2. There have been 3 confirmed cases of Ebola in the US. Visit CDC website for the latest case counts: cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outb… #abcDrBchat
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The #EbolaTraining will be archived and available for viewing by tomorrow morning at gnyha.org/ebolatraining.
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Watch the #Ebola healthcare worker training live on @GNYHA site at 10am today: bit.ly/1s29a9p #EbolaTraining #EbolaEdu
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CDC PPE guidance provides increased margin of safety to better protect healthcare workers caring for Ebola patients. 1.usa.gov/1vYIwWA
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Today we issue tightened guidance for U.S. healthcare workers on personal protective equipment (PPE) for Ebola 1.usa.gov/1vYIwWA
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#EbolaFact: After healthcare worker with #Ebola traveled by air, many asked if it was safe to fly. pic.twitter.com/regHPvy1SH
Our next #EbolaFact is about the incubation period for those exposed to #Ebola. pic.twitter.com/TIwaiga1wi
#EbolaTraining for healthcare prof w/ CDC & other health experts. 10/21. Hosted by @PQCNews & @GNYHA ow.ly/CR11z
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Healthcare workers: Learn more about properly putting on/taking off personal protective equip on 10/21 #EbolaTraining ow.ly/D2Bt5
How #Nigeria handled the outbreak is a spectacular success story that shows that #Ebola can be contained goo.gl/AMTL1s
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