[G]ood for them! Nurses and nursing assistants are on the frontline when it comes to combating disease, and these bright and brave women and men deserve topnotch training and protective garments. Go, nurses!
[N]o hazard pay as promised, no work. With 300 new Ebola patients added this week, Sierra Leone may want to make sure these frontline warriors get their $100.
Read the report via BBC News – Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone health workers go on strike.
[T]his just in…if you live in California and need a nurse, you may find yourself out of luck. Nurses in the Kaiser Permanente hospital chain have decided to strike until their demands for Ebola training are met. Who can blame these brave women and men? So far, the training and equipment provided has been confusing if not entirely missing, so let’s make sure our frontline healthcare workers are well trained and well protected!
Some 18,000 nurses in Northern California are planning a two-day strike starting Nov. 11, partly over equipment and training standards for the Ebola virus.