The CDC Issues Ebola Guidelines to U.S. Funeral Homes
Um. I guess the CDC is taking the long view here (knock on wood):
CBS46 News has confirmed the Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines to U.S. funeral homes on how to handle the remains of Ebola patients.
The three-page list of recommendations include instructing funeral workers to wear protective equipment when dealing with the remains since Ebola can be transmitted in postmortem care. It also instructs to avoid autopsies and embalming.
And then there’s this:
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