First case of Ebola diagnosed in USA


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From the BBC:

The first case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on US soil has been confirmed by medical officials in Dallas, Texas.

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed the case.

The patient is said to be a man believed to have been infected in Liberia prior to displaying symptoms of the illness in Texas.

More than 3,000 people have already died of Ebola in West Africa.

A handful of US medical workers infected in West Africa have recovered after being flown back to the US for treatment.


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