Ron Fournier: Time for CDC to reconsider protocols — and talking points

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http://twitter.com/#!/ron_fournier/status/521289558919774208

He’s not the only one wondering about that.

Would be an admission of failure re CDC's hubristic insistence any US hospital can treat #Ebola with their guidelines. @elizcohencnn

— Ford Vox, MD (@fordvox) October 12, 2014

It's clear the #Obama Admin & #CDC are misleading the American people. How else can a nurse following #Ebola protocol catch it? #Airborne

— Christopher Walker (@CSterlingWalker) October 12, 2014

While we’re reconsidering Ebola policy…

@ron_fournier and incoming flights

— Lori Hoeksema (@lorihoeksema) October 12, 2014

CDC, for its part, says there was a breach in its protocol in Dallas:

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient http://t.co/mkuvNaQ3kZ

— Robert Kempster (@debtfreeguy) October 12, 2014

From the linked article:

A top federal health official [Dr. Thomas Frieden] says the Ebola diagnosis in a health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Texas hospital shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol.

Is Frieden saying that the transmission of the virus to a heath care worker proves there was a breach of protocol rather than a problem with the protocol itself? If so, that is interesting logic indeed.

Update:

Fournier isn’t done:

.@rosierifka Did he make it clear how it was breached? Or is he just saying "clearly."

— Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) October 12, 2014

@fbonacci @greavespg @batboy1784 @morningmoneyben Is that how it was contracted? If so, how prevent it from happening again and again?

— Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) October 12, 2014

He also took this swipe at conservatives:

Liberals: Expressing concern about #Ebola isn't panic. Conservatives: Sticking to science isn't irresponsible or unpatriotic #NoPolitcs

— Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) October 12, 2014

@wrongkitty Neither. It's just a job

— Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) October 12, 2014

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