A physician from Emory Hospital said he has no concerns about his and his team's personal health while they treat two Ebola patients.
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00:02 And informs. That there will be intact to patients ultimately
00:06 coming to Emory. The first will come in the next several
00:09 days. And then. The second patient will be coming a few
00:13 days after that to my knowledge these are the only two
00:17 episodes of care for patients. With the -- viral hemorrhagic disease
00:22 in the United States from the time the area ambulance arrives.
00:27 In the metropolitan Atlanta area. Up to including. Being hospitalized at
00:33 Emory university hospital. We have taken every precaution that we know
00:38 in that our colleagues at the CDC now to ensure that
00:41 there is no spread. This -- pathogens and again to emphasize.
00:46 We are not talking about some mystical pathogens which has some
00:50 bizarre mode of transmission. We are talking about a virus which
00:55 is spread in a way that we are quite used to.
00:58 HIV hepatitis B hepatitis C it's the same algorithm. And we
01:03 used the same kind of precautions -- those patients on a
01:06 daily basis. We don't believe. That there is any likelihood at
01:11 all. That there will be any secondary cases as a result
01:15 of these patients coming for their medical care to the United
01:18 States based on our. Experience policies procedures. I have very little
01:25 to -- -- I have no concerns. About either of my
01:29 personal health while the health of the other healthcare workers who
01:32 will be working in that you know.