31 Oct 2014

New Zealand doctors prepare to safely treat Ebola

From Nine To Noon, 9:07 am on 31 October 2014

Dr. David Holland is the Clinical Director of Infection Services at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital. Middlemore is one of the four designated hospitals that would deal with managing a future potential Ebola patient. Dr. Holland explains the processes in place, including the use of personal protective equipment, to keep staff, patients, and the public safe from a situation such as the one in Texas, where two nurses where infected with the virus while treating a patient who later died of Ebola.