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October 2nd, 2014
05:41 PM ET

Dr. Oliver Johnson: 'It's a wake-up call.'

Dr. Oliver Johnson, currently treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, examines recent developments with Brooke Baldwin.


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  1. Izzi2

    As a nurse, I am really concerned at the misinformed message everyone is giving the public. Most people do not understand what contact isolation really means. If the "bug" can live outside the body, on surfaces, anyone can infect you. All they have to do is, touch surface with Ebola on it, then touch door knob, cup, toilet handle, on and on. Then the next person come along touch that same surface, then touch their face, or their child's face, mouth, now you could be infected! This happens all the time in nursing homes and hospitals with c-diff, one person has it then in a few days you have two or three more getting it as well. The public needs to be educated on how to keep from getting infected... Wash your hands (a lot) and don't touch your face. The average person touches their face 50 times an hour. Please, let's educate.

    October 2, 2014 at 6:07 pm |
  2. LarryStimac

    I can not believe everyone who has come in contact with this Ebola patient in Texas is not being quarantined.

    October 2, 2014 at 6:32 pm |
  3. ww826

    Since Ebola originates in the food supply I wonder why the experts are not talking about the adverse impact Ebola would have on our domestic cattle and hog industry. Studies have shown Ebola is easily transmitted through pig feces and urine to other livestock and all types of wild animals including deer and other animals. I wonder if all the people who support unrestricted travel into this country wonder what would happen if Ebola got into our food supply. It would be a thousand fold worse than the " Mad Cow" outbreak and possibly destroy our economy. What would happen if one of our infected African visitors went to the local zoo on a family outing. I cringe at the thought as to what would happen

    October 4, 2014 at 1:50 pm |
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    Dr. Friedan mentioned that mosquito's can carry the Malaria virus, but he never said if they can carry the Ebola virus, can they ?

    October 8, 2014 at 5:24 pm |
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