Nurses slam hospital: 7 things to know about nurses’ union claims in Texas Ebola case

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(CNN) — A nurses’ union is sounding the alarm about safety protocols at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas after two nurses there apparently contracted Ebola from a patient who later died of the virus.

Nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson had close contact with Thomas Eric Duncan as they assisted in his care earlier this month. Duncan, a Liberian national who was the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States, died October 8.

Were protocols in place at the hospital to deal with Ebola?

The nurses who talked to National Nurses United said Ebola guidelines for the health care workers at the Dallas hospital were “constantly changing,” the union said.

“The protocols that should have been in place in Dallas were not in place, and … those protocols are not in place anywhere in the United States as far as we can tell,” National Nurses United…

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