Posted October 15, 2014 by Simon
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We are still awaiting our first case of Ebola.
And even though the risk of a major outbreak in Canada is almost negligible, in the emergency rooms of the nation, doctors, and nurses, are already struggling to contain an epidemic of fear.
Not just the irrational fears of their patients, but legitimate fears over their own safety.
Linda Haslam-Stroud, president of the Ontario Nurse’s Association, said Tuesday that her organization is particularly concerned that nurses are not being offered all the equipment they might need to protect them from contracting the virus, as a Texas nurse did last week.
And as might have been expected, the response of the Harper regime has so far been woefully lacking.
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