?The deadly Ebola virus is killing thousands of innocent people worldwide, but there are some steps that are being taken to prevent this from killing more people. I think that this virus should have been detained a little bit better because not only are the people in those countries getting infected when coming into contact with an infected person, but people who are also traveling to those countries to help are also becoming infected with this virus and bringing it back to their home towns risking the chance of infecting others with this fast spreading deadly virus.
One way that they thought they could contain the virus was to isolate anybody that has come into contact with an infected person to prevent the spread of Ebola. I’ve chosen to write my paper to an audience of experts in the field of my topic. I feel expressing my opinions and concerns to a group where as though they understand my point of view on the situation at hand and can give me positive input as well as listening to my thoughts and concerns.
I feel that the situation was not as contained as they thought they had it, also more should be done on working on a cure to try and detain this deadly virus so that it doesn’t kill so many people who become infected with Ebola. Dixon, Meredith, G, and llana, J Schafer. “Ebola Viral Disease Outbreak – West Africa, 2014. ” MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 63. 25 (2014): 548-551. CINAHL Plus with Full Text. Web. 8 Nov 2014 In this article they talk about the symptoms of the fast spreading disease known as Ebola and how it is such a high-fatality case, and shows that the original outbreak started in three southeastern districts.
The information in this article is useful and helpful because it goes in depth on where the virus originally started and tells of the fatality rate that this disease is killing people. Forrester, Joseph, D, et al. ”Cluster Of Ebola Cases Among Liberian And U. S. Health Care Workers In An Ebola Treatment Unit And Adjacent Hospital – Liberia, 2014. “MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 63. 14 (2014) 925-929. CINAHL Plus with Full Text. Web. 8 Nov. 2014.
The ongoing Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa has been characterized by amplification in healthcare settings which will increase the risk of health care workers who don’t have access to proper equipment to protect themselves. Ebola treatment unit have been established to optimize care of patients with Ebola. The information in this article is important because it lets you know how easy it is for health care workers to become infected with Ebola without the proper protection and adequate cleansing of medical instruments. Park, Alice. ”How U. S. Doctors Can Contain Ebola. ” Time. Com (2014): 1. Business Source Premier.
Web. 8 Nov. 2014 When the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U. S. doctors were on high alert for travelers from the region where it was originated who may bring it back to the region. They have now set up kiosks where if you have traveled to any of the infected countries they have separate areas where they will be treated away from other patients who are not infected. This information is very informative because its telling the steps that health care officials are taking to keep infected patients away from other patients who do not have the virus so it could be detained and under control.