Lenox Nurse Ebola-Free After 21 Days Following Doctors Without Borders Protocol

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Deborah Wilson worked as a nurse for six weeks in Foya, Liberia, where the Ebola epidemic first broke out. When she returned to the United States three weeks ago, she followed protocol recommended by Doctors Without Borders. She rested, took her temperature twice a day and always before leaving the house-- and 21 days later she's out of danger and Ebola-free.


Deborah Wilson, nurse for Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association.


PRI's The World: An Ebola Nurse Faces Widespread Stigma After Returning From Liberia

  • "It’s been more than 21 days since Deborah Wilson returned to the US from Liberia. That's an exciting landmark, because she’s showing no symptoms of illness after her stay in Liberia. She's officially Ebola-free."

The Boston Globe: Temporary Court Order Restricts Movement Of Maine Nurse

  • "Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox’s movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state’s quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients."

This segment aired on October 31, 2014.


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