- The hospital had to be closed down as police blocked the area and the hospital was not accepting patients.
- The patient, who was traveling through the Clinton Missouri area, was taken to a different hospital in the state because he needed specialized care.
- The CDC arrived at the hospital in Level 4 bio hazard hazmat PPE suits.
A Missouri hospital believes a patient from Africa arrived with possible Ebola Virus on July 9. Ebola symptoms include vomiting blood, fever, bleeding from eyes, mouth and nose. The hospital isolated the patient from other patients in the ER and called the Missouri Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control.
Under their protocol, the emergency department was re-routing ambulances to an alternate emergency site at the hospital, keeping other patients needing care away from the potentially infectious disease. As far as symptoms go, the hospital representative would not give specifics, to protect the privacy of the patient.
The hospital had to be closed down as police blocked the area and the hospital was not accepting patients. Does a hospital usually shut down and call the CDC and police if a patient shows up with a fever or is vomiting? Have you gone to the hospital with a fever and they closed the hospital and called the CDC?
This sounds like it could have been an Ebola virus patient from Africa, but the hospital was unwilling to say Ebola virus for fear of scaring people away or admitting that America does have an Ebola virus patient.
The patient, who was traveling through the Clinton Missouri area, was taken to a different hospital in the state because he needed specialized care. Specialized care Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare couldn’t provide. The special care is being provided by CDC. They arrived at the hospital in Level 4 bio hazard hazmat PPE suits and took the patient to another hospital in Missouri– a location the CDC and the hospital is unwilling to name.
The hospital thanked the government, the CDC, and the police for their help in transporting the possible Ebola virus patient away from their hospital. “The quick action of our staff helped a patient receive timely and appropriate care,” chief executive officer Craig Thompson said. “I would like to thank the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and state and local law enforcement agencies for their assistance.”
The hospital has not indicated what disease or ailment the potentially infectious patient may have or what symptoms the patient exhibited. It’s also unclear where the patient was transported.
WHO declared Ebola virus a global health threat and airports are hiring people to screen migrants for Ebola virus. Ebola virus is spreading. Do you think America had their first Ebola virus patient at a hospital in Missouri? Do you think that migrants infected with Ebola virus should get free Ebola virus treatment in America?