Today’s read is from the NY Times. Here’s a brief excerpt:
And so every day before she leaves the hospital, Dr. Au takes a shower, washes her hair and changes clothes. Then she does the same thing at home, her old clothes now contaminated because she wore them in her car. Last, she takes a diluted bleach solution and wipes down every surface she has touched: doorknobs, car handle, phone and so on.
Not long ago she would have thought these precautions were crazy. “Now,” she said, “it seems completely reasonable.”
For two weeks she has slept in the basement, while her husband, a surgeon, sleeps in their bedroom, because, “One of us has to stay healthy.”
Dr. Au’s situation is not the exception, but the rule…