Ebola may have hit Kentucky. Two patients have been hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms, according to Fayette County Health Department officials. The locals doctors have quarantined the possible Kentucky Ebola patients as a precaution, noting the potential public threat caused by the release of Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan.
“The business of detecting it and finding out what it is, we’re in good shape. If we get cases we need to be working more closely with the hospitals to see how we will manage individual cases,” Dr. Rice Leach told the media. “But where did you get it, what is it, and who did you give it to? So far we’re in great shape because we’ve practiced thing three times going back as far as Anthrax, H1N1, and vaccine shortage 10 years ago.”
As previously reported by The Inquisitr, a Candian Public Health Agency notice stated that airborne Ebola transmission could be a possibility – but the website memo was removed and amended.
Check back with The Inquisitr for more details about the Kentucky Ebola patients when more information becomes available.
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