Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Fear of Ebola - Waiting Passenger At Washington DC Airport Is Fully Prepared!

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A passenger at Washington, DC's Dulles Airport was seen wearing a partial-Hazmat suit while waiting for a flight, coming a day after the second health worker tested positive in Texas was said to have travelled by commercial airline a day before her hospitalization.

According to the Daily Caller which published the picture on Wednesday, the photographer who supplied their reporter the picture did not approach the woman to ask why she had gone to such extreme lengths.

The unidentified woman was seen sitting in an airport lounge, wearing a transparent blue plastic suit, on the same say a second nurse was diagnosed with the deadly disease in Dallas, Texas. The suit did not fully cover her arms, leaving her wrists exposed.

America's 'patient zero' Thomas Eric Duncan flew into Texas last month from Liberia, with a layover at Dulles, but health officials say he was not showing symptoms of the virus at that point and therefore unable to spread the disease.

However, Amber Vinson,  the second nurse to contract the disease after treating Duncan, flew on a commercial flight with a low-grade fever on Monday, the day before she admitted herself to the hospital with further symptoms of the virus.

The CDC confirmed today that they let her board the flight, since her temperature was below the threshold of 100.4F. But the health organization's Director Thomas Frieden initially said she should not have been on a commercial flight, after having treated Duncan in the first 'high-risk' days of his stay at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital.

Miss Vinson, 29, was flown out of Dallas on a chartered jet Wednesday evening to Atlanta, Georgia, where she is being treated at Emory University Hospital.

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