(FOX NEWS) Some healthcare experts have criticized the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for saying that a "protocol breach" was responsible for the infection of a Dallas nurse with the Ebola virus, claming that the description scapegoats the nurse in a case that shows how unprepared nursing staffs are for dealing with a potential outbreak.
Texas officials announced Sunday that the female nurse had contracted the virus while assisting Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, who died last week. The CDC confirmed the case Sunday afternoon, and Director Dr. Thomas Frieden called for an investigation as to how the nurse became infected.
However, some say the case shows how many hospitals are inadequately trained to handle the virus, which has killed more than 4,000 people during the latest outbreak in West Africa.
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