Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care clinic. The rapidly expanding facilities aren't designed to treat serious illnesses and are ill-equipped to deal with suspect…

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