Is the U.S ready to deal with Ebola on its soil?


In my humble opinion … if Dallas was an example, I don’t think so!

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The United States, as any other country fell into panic when the first case of Ebola was reported on its soil. The Patient Zero, as we know, was a Liberian American, Thomas Eric Duncan who flew into the country from Liberia. There was a little anger about the handling of the ‘patient zero’ with many condemning the health system for failing to take the patient’s travel record into account while initially treating him. This development prompted the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) into action, to ensure that an outbreak was prevented. The C.D.C even sent a group of experts to Nigeria to learn how the country was able to contain the virus, since the World Health Organization had earlier declared Nigeria Ebola free.
Now, a Dallas health worker, a nurse to be precise has been infected with the virus after been involved with treating Thomas Duncan. This has again…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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