26-year old Nina Pham MD from Dallas has contracted Ebola in America after looking after patient Thomas Duncan, since the news released a new Facebook community page called ‘Help Nina Pham’ was created.
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S are asking people not to panic as this is the first case Ebola was contracted on American ground, the nurse was diagnosed with Ebola over the weekend with low level symptoms.
Pham is in a stable condition, MD, MPH, Director of Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Frieden said, “We have to rethink the way we address Ebola infection control.” Now the CDC is investigating how she got the Ebola virus.
Part of a team Nina Pham was looking after Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Presbyterian Hospital, she wore all the protective clothing such as gloves, mask, gown and shield and yet she still contracted the virus. Please read more about this news here.
Since Nina Pham caught Ebola a new Facebook community page was set up, which has 1,437 followers so far, there is a link in the about description to GoFundMe where you can ‘Help Save Nina Pham’. In 10 hours since the help page started 3 people have donated, $144 has been raised of a $200K goal.