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Looking back, Dallas Ebola crisis showed cost of fear, value of leadership

Source: Dallas News (reposted)  by Jacquielynn Floyd Source: Dallas News (reposted)  by Jacquielynn Floyd - An out-of-date public service sign at a busy North Dallas intersection is one of few lingering reminders of the crisis that seized this city a year ago. It advises passers-by to “know the facts about Ebola” in startlingly graphic terms. Be alert to such symptoms as headaches, fever ...

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Seeing is believing – LAPD HMU gets close look in the HotZone

  The Los Angeles Police Department’s Hazardous Materials Unit (HMU) is a highly specialized team consisting of police officers from varying Los Angeles Police Department backgrounds.  The team is comprised of seven Hazmat Specialist Officers (HSO) and is headed by an Officer-in-Charge (OIC) sergeant.  The HMU is an integral component of the LAPD’s Counter-Terrorism response capability, specializing in Weapons of Mass ...

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Hazmat responds to Ebola scare at south Forsyth motel

According to www.forsythnews.com SOUTH FORSYTH — A woman who had recently traveled out of the country was taken to Northside Hospital-Forsyth on Monday afternoon after the county’s hazardous materials and decontaminations units responded to unconfirmed reports that she exhibited symptoms of the Ebola virus. No information has been released on the woman’s identity or whether she is a Forsyth County ...

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Nurse Sues Dallas Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola

Reposted from Dallas Morning News By Caroline Bankoff Follow @teamcaroline As panic over Ebola swept the United States last fall, Nina Pham became the American face of the disease. Pham, a 26-year-old nurse,contracted the virus while caringfor Ebola-stricken Thomas Eric Duncan at Dallas’s Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Her plight was highly publicized: animal lovers worried that her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel would be ...

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