/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 flight?//
//
//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 on Sunday...

'Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola'
http://news.yahoo.com/texas-health-care-worker-tests-positive-ebola-100052941.html



/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 nightmare! /

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'
Associated Press:
http://tinyurl.com/lcu9bw7

"The UK is to begin screening some passengers who have traveled from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for signs of Ebola virus disease."

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29549722

Signs and symptoms of Ebola infection:

Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)
Severe headache
Muscle pain
Weakness
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Abdominal (stomach) pain

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/symptoms/index.html <http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/symptoms/index.html>

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