A Texas nurse has been officially diagnosed with contracting the Ebola virus and according to all reports, she seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.
The woman has been identified as 26 year old Nina Pham, she reportedly wore a mask, gown, shield and gloves when her patient, a man who contracted the virus in Africa, was in isolation at the Dallas hospital where she worked.
And despite all of that, she reportedly still contracted Ebola.
Pham, 26, became infected while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient to die in the United States. Pham, who graduated from Texas Christian University’s nursing program in 2010, is the first person known to contract the disease while in the United States.
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