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35 U.S. hospitals, 4 in California, designated Ebola treatment centers
35 U.S. hospitals, 4 in California, designated Ebola treatment centers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that 35 hospitals around the country were now staffed and equipped to treat patients with Ebola. The treatment centers, including four in Northern California, have 53 beds available for patients and have been assessed by the CDC's Rapid Ebola Preparedness team, according to the CDC. Additional facilities will be added in the next several weeks, according to the CDC. “As long as Ebola is spreading in West Africa, we must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States,” the CDC's director, Tom Frieden, said in a statement.  With the new treatment facilities in place, more...

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