2 docs isolated over Ebola fears in Spain MADRID – – Two doctors who treated a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with Ebola have been admitted to a Madrid medical center for precautionary observation, getting to six the number being monitored at the center, thursday health officials said product review service . A spokeswoman for the Carlos III hospital stated neither of the doctors, nor the girl husband – – who is also under observation – – has shown Ebola symptoms.
The Culture for Health care Epidemiology of America , the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Association for Experts in Contamination Control and Epidemiology urged the administration to change the guidance and issue an instantaneous moratorium on Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s enforcement of the current requirements. Federal PPE guidance and requirements issued lately by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and OSHA are the use of fit-tested N95 respirators by healthcare workers rather than the use of standard medical masks. Regarding to these organizations–representing scientists, infectious disease specialists and healthcare specialists dedicated to healthcare quality, infection and security control–this guidance does not reflect the very best available scientific evidence.