- Associated Press - Friday, October 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - A cleanup specialist at the home of a Manhattan Ebola patient says the process includes the use of a “hospital grade” chemical spray.

Patrick Borges (BOHR’-juhs) was one of two team members certified to enter the apartment of Dr. Craig Spencer on Friday.

Borges said no other apartments would have to be evacuated.

After the chemical spray takes effect, they set up a safety zone in the home.

Borges says he wears a swimsuit beneath his protective gear. A breathing device is part of their protocol, even though Ebola is not airborne.

The team removes clothing and other fabric from the home and wipes down hard surfaces like game consoles.

Borges said Spencer and his fiancee have no pets.

He estimated the cleanup would take five or six hours.



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