Move along, nothing to be concerned about, Barack Obama’s on the case.
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. If the outbreak of the potentially deadly virus is in West Africa, why are funeral homes in America being given guidelines?
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.
Georgia is comprised of 700 funeral homes and 2,000 funeral directors.
CBS46 asked English if Georgians should be alarmed by these guidelines.
“Absolutely not. In fact, if they weren’t hearing about it, they should be a whole lot more concerned,” said English.
Doesn’t quite inspire confidence. And if Ebola isn’t enough to worry about…