First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In United States

The man became infected in Liberia and then travelled to Texas, where he remains in strict isolation in hospital.

 

Texas Hospital Patient Confirmed As First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In US

The Texas hospital where the unnamed patient is being treated

Sky News

The first case of ebola has been diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed.

The patient is a man who became infected in Liberia and flew to Texas, where he is now being treated in hospital, a CDC spokesman said.

He is not a healthcare worker, the spokesman added.

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said earlier it had placed a person in strict isolation based on their “symptoms and recent travel history”.

 

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