Richard, the thing is, if a person sneezes, there are droplets in the air. Not
to get too gross! If Sneezy is on an airplane, then other passengers could very
easily breath in those droplets.
On Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:44 AM, 'Richard J. Williams'
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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'
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'
The UK is to begin screening some passengers who have traveled
from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for signs of Ebola virus
Signs and symptoms of Ebola infection:
Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)
Abdominal (stomach) pain