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Money & Business by Sep 26, 2014

Ebola Crisis Raises Tough Sanitation Questions for Medical, Waste Groups

Money & Business by Sep 26, 2014

The recent situation involving two U.S. medical relief workers admitted to an Atlanta hospital to be treated for the Ebola virus highlighted a significant logistical problem in dealing with the disease: how to dispose of the large amounts of medical waste it creates. While that hospital was largely prepared, medical groups warn that other facilities may not be, and waste groups warn of regulatory roadblocks.

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