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CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient: A patient in a Dallas hospital has been confirmed to have th... #airforce

CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient: A patient in a Dallas hospital has been confirmed to have th... #airforce

DALLAS — A patient in a Dallas hospital has been confirmed to have the deadly Ebola virus, News 8 has learned. That person has been held in "strict isolation" as he or she was evaluated for possible exposure to the virus. This is the first case of Ebola confirmed in the United States. In a statement issued Tuesday night, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said the patient was admitted based on symptoms and "recent travel history." The hospital, located at Greenville Avenue and Walnut Hill Lane in northeast Dallas, said it's complying with all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Texas Department of Health to ensure the safety of other patients and medical staff. Zachary Thompson, the director of the Dallas County Health & Human Services, said Tuesday morning the Center for Disease Control was mobilizing as if the patient tested positive for t...

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