Update: Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, October 8th, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.
Update: Up to 100 may be exposed to Ebola in Texas and even police cars are in quarantine.
September 30th the 1st U.S. ebola patient diagnosed in Texas.
Five children who attend four different Dallas Schools came in close contact with the first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. soil.
The five children were in school this week. The students are showing no signs of symptoms and are being monitored at home. The schools are on high alert with additional health and custodial staff. Some parents have removed taken their children out of the schools.
Thomas Eric Duncan traveled from Liberia to the U.S was diagoned at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital with Ebola. Mr. Duncan arrived in the U.S. September 20th and did not develop symptoms until September 24th. On September 26th he went to Texas Health Presbyterian, was given atnibiotics and sent home. Details of Mr. Duncan’s travel was not communicate with all hospital staff attending this patient. 18 people are being monitored after exposure to the man along with the ambulance crew who transported him to the hospital.
Online: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected