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Nurses Caring For Ebola Patients Deserve Recognition, Support

Christian Science Monitor: In Ebola crisis, time to honor the nurses
Editorial Board

“…Only in recent weeks have these nurses [in West Africa] begun to receive recognition and gratitude for defying the fear and stigma of working with Ebola patients. Dozens of nurses, along with doctors and other health workers, have died after not taking proper precautions. Many have been abandoned by family or friends out of blind fright over the virus. And many foreign health workers have fled Africa. …[T]hese health care heroes can find spiritual strength in their calling to aid others who are most in need. Their humane labors also deserve more support and thanks from a world still watching how Africa deals with the Ebola crisis” (8/25).

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