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Suggestion: use decommissioned cruise ships as isolation and treatment wards. Many cruise chips have more than 1000 cabins each of which could serve a patient, with room for crew, supplies, etc. Hospital ships such as the USS Comfort also have north

Suggestion: use decommissioned cruise ships as isolation and treatment wards. Many cruise chips have more than 1000 cabins each of which could serve a patient, with room for crew, supplies, etc. Hospital ships such as the USS Comfort also have north

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Adam commented on Ebola Isolation Wards - Decommissioned Cruise Ships

Excellent point on the wood. Probably would never pass as an FDA regulated clean room. Though, in all fairness, it is very likely that neither would any of the Ebola wards currently operating in Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea.

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Adam commented on Ebola Isolation Wards - Decommissioned Cruise Ships

Right. Carpets are an issue, though I'd imagine that removing them could be done very quickly and inexpensively. Wood would be more difficult, though probably not as much of an issue with respect to liquids.