Health authorities meet on Ebola controls

The nation’s chief medical officers are meeting today to conduct a sweeping review of the hospital system’s preparedness for a possible Ebola case presenting in Australia, after nurses in the US and Spain contracted the virus from patients.

“There are lessons to be learned out of Texas and indeed Spain, and we need to look at the training that’s provided to the nurses and to the doctors that are using the personal protective equipment,” Health Minister Peter Dutton said.