Ebola virus has landed several times in the United States and at least twice has spread to health care workers.
Given the terrible and extensive spread of Ebola in West Africa, more cases in travelers or health workers would not be surprising. Disease has spread in this manner since the times of plague, and sadly there will be more cases.
Despite the identification of Ebola and related viruses nearly 50 years ago, we doctors still don’t know the best therapies for people who have been infected. But with disease raging, we urgently need to learn the most effective ways to quickly treat critically ill people, not only to stem the tide of disease in the United States, but on behalf of the whole world.… Seguir leyendo »