/The problem is that we know so little about the transmission of Ebola.
What if it turns out that an infection can be transmitted in the air?
Apparently we have a Texas nurse getting the Ebola virus - can you get
Ebola by walking down the hall in a hospital? Go figure. /
/Also, if there is a breach of hospital protocol while caring for an
Ebola patient and a worker gets Ebola, should the worker get fired? And,
what happens if they check your temperature when you get on a plane to
the U.S. and then you get a fever and throw up in the aisle while in
//So many questions, so few answers. Go figure./
(Reuters) - A Texas health worker who provided care for the first person
diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has tested positive for the
deadly virus in a preliminary examination, a state health official said
'Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola'
/Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas/
/It is very difficult to screen for Ebola. So far, there have been no
cases of transmission on flights during this outbreak. The real
problem is when the disease becomes airborne. So far, this hasn't
happened yet either. Air-born Ebola on a plane is going to be a
NEW YORK - Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures
of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport
from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up
screening effort meant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus...
'Stepped-up Ebola screening starts at NYC airport'
"The UK is to begin screening some passengers who have traveled from
Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for signs of Ebola virus disease."
Signs and symptoms of Ebola infection:
Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)
Abdominal (stomach) pain