Critical Care Nurse Writes Open Letter To Ebola Nurse

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new and much stricter guidelines for doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers dealing with Ebola patients in America — all workers must be covered head-to-toe in protective clothing, including full face masks and a buddy system to ensure safe disrobing.

Meanwhile, the nursing community is rallying around their two fellow nurses who have been infected with the virus, Nina Pham and Amber Vinson.

Critical care nurse Kati Kleber of Charlotte, North Carolina, runs a blog called Nurse Eye Roll, where she wrote an open letter to Pham before she heard about the second nurse. It quickly received over 85,000 hits, with nurses from around the country sharing their stories and support.


  • Kati Kleber, critical care nurse in Charlotte, North Carolina, and host of the blog Nurse Eye Roll. She tweets @NurseEyeRoll

This segment aired on October 21, 2014.


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