Another possible Ebola scare: Woman vomits on bus headed for Pentagon

Another possible Ebola scare: Woman vomits on bus headed for Pentagon

[Ed. – I know, I know.  You can only give an Ebola infection on a bus.  You can’t get one.]

[P.S. – Would you have predicted 90 days ago that we in America would now be talking literally every day about people vomiting in public?]

WUSA in Washington DC reported that a woman who claimed she had recently been to West Africa vomited in a bus inside the Pentagon parking lot on Friday.

According to WUSA, the woman vomited in the parking lot around 9:10 a.m. in the Pentagon’s parking lot.  Officials in Arlington said that “the individual allegedly indicated that she had recently visited western Africa. Out of an abundance of caution, all pedestrian and vehicular traffic was suspended around the South Parking lot, while Arlington County responded to the scene.”  The woman was taken to the Virginia Hospital Center, but did not exit the ambulance and was then taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital. …

The other individuals on the bus have been allowed to leave and self-monitor.

Officials added that “pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the Pentagon South Parking lot’s lanes 7-23 will remain restricted until further notice. The Corridor 2 entrance to the Pentagon is also closed,” and that HAZMAT teams from Fairfax County are aiding in the decontamination of the ambulance workers who transported the patient to Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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