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Nurses call on Obama to mandate safeguards against Ebola
Nurses call on Obama to mandate safeguards against Ebola

The nation's largest union of registered nurses Wednesday called on President Obama to mandate uniform standards at U.S. hospitals to protect healthcare workers from the Ebola virus. "Not one more patient, nurse or healthcare worker should be put at risk due to a lack of healthcare facility preparedness," National Nurses United wrote in a letter to the president. "The United States should be setting the example on how to contain and eradicate the Ebola virus." In the wake of news that two nurses were infected after treating a Liberian patient who died last week at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the union is demanding protective equipment...

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