Phenelle Segal of ICCS Discusses Growing Threat of Ebola in U.S. in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Infection prevention expert Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, provides her insight on the growing threat of Ebola in the U.S. in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review column published October 4.

In the column, Phenelle discusses the importance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) taking "extreme measures" to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.

According to an Ebola Response Roadmap Update (pdf) from WHO published October 3, 7,470 probable, confirmed and suspected cases and 3,431 deaths have been reported in the current outbreak of Ebola.

Access the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review column on the growing threat of Ebola in the United States.

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is the founder and president of Infection Control Consulting Services LLC (ICCS). Phenelle has more than 30 years' experience providing customized comprehensive infection control and prevention services to healthcare facilities nationwide. Her services focus on assisting hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, dental office and oral surgery practices, doctor's offices, nursing homes and other organizations with implementing and maintaining an infection control program that: complies with The Joint Commission, AAAHC, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and other regulatory agencies; respond to situations of noncompliance; and improve the processes for reducing risk.