Ebola Quarantines: Nurses’ Perspective

Pictured: Kaci Hickox, nurse at the center of Ebola quarantine controversy (Photo: AP)

As a continuation of the themes explored on the recent Echoes and Evidence post Ebola, Epidemics, and Nursing Care, Penn Nursing‘s Connie Ulrich and Julie Fairman have co-authored a post for Philly.com’s The Public’s Health blog entitled “Ebola quarantines: nurses’ perspective.” Check it out here and follow Dr. Fairman on twitter @fairmanjulie.

When The Crisis Fades, Remember the Nurses

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By Marian Moser Jones, PhD, MPH

The fall of 1914, much like the fall of 2014, witnessed an urgent call for American nurses and doctors to join humanitarian missions involving diseases across the globe. Unprecedented modern warfare, not an unprecedented epidemic, was the cause of the crisis a hundred years ago.

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