A Dallas nurse who cared for Ebola victim Thomas Duncan, who died of the affliction, has been diagnosed as having the disease. And yet she was wearing full protective gear. Doctors are insisting that she must have violated the protocols somehow, though they can’t say how. But could it be that Ebola is easier to catch than we are being told? And if caregivers are at the greatest risk of catching this plague, won’t that make them hesitant to offer treatment?
This is a true test of vocation. We should pray for and honor the medical professionals who are putting their lives on the line in what the World Health Organization is calling “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.” [Read more...]