* Featured Story *Ebola: Are We Ready?
“What do you think? Of course we are preparing for the possibility of the Ebola virus.” That was Randy Detrick last Tuesday.
Detrick is the PR Director for Lower Keys Medical Center. What The Blue Paper wanted to know was whether our local hospital has the necessary isolation units and whether it is stocked with the full protective gear which could have saved Dallas hospital nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson from contracting the Ebola virus.
Detrick promised a written statement but has yet to answer our questions [aside from the usual ‘fear not good people, we are totally in control’ response cited above.]
What are the chances?
We were surprised to learn that Key West, by some strange twist of fate, has historically been a chosen point of entry for African-based disease. [...full article]