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In Tampa nurses "die-in" to draw attention to Ebola and lack of preparedness listen

10/15/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Ebola, NURSES, health care, unions


A second nurse has caught Ebola in a Dallas hospital; here in Tampa nurses drew attention Wednesday afternoon to the dangers of Ebola and to what they say is the lack of preparedness by hospitals.

To do that they staged a "die-in" in Ybor City in front of the Italian Club.

Before the die-in, WMNF interviewed Louise Eastty, a Registered Nurse at an Intensive Care Unit in Pasco County. She is a member of the National Nurses Organizing Committee.

Meanwhile, the nation's Ebola crisis has...

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Nurses organize for better patient care and working conditions

04/30/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. On the first part of today's program we'll meet several local nurses who say staffing issues are affecting health care here in Florida and across the U.S. Later, we'll look at how factory farming methods might have caused the swine flu outbreak.

Tanya Runfola and Libby Devlin are with the National Nurses Organizing Committee, a group that advocates on behalf of nurses and patents, favors health care reform and was founded by the California Nurses...

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