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100 cases of Ebola-like symptoms since July

3 Oct, 2014

Hospitals around the U.S. have reported 100 cases of Ebola-like symptoms since July. A CDC official says many hospitals remain unsure about how they are supposed to react when a suspected patient shows up.¬†Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital, which has treated several Ebola patients from West Africa, has provided information and advice to hospitals, many of which are struggling with a lack of awareness about safety protocols and fear among some workers who feel ill-prepared. Washington-area health officials say they are trying to identify gaps in preparedness plans.