U.S. patient with Ebola dies at Dallas hospital

Publié: 8 octobre 2014 dans Communiqué de presse, Informations générales
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WPIX 11 New York

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(CNN) — The first patient to be diagnosed Ebola in the United States died Wednesday, a Dallas hospital said.

Thomas Eric Duncan was being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital since Sept. 25. He had started feeling sick about five days prior.

He was screened for the virus before flying from Liberia to the United States on Sept. 19, but he didn’t show symptoms until he was in Dallas for several days.

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People the CDC has identified as having contact with Duncan are being closely monitored and their temperatures taken twice a day. On Tuesday, the agency’s director said that none of those being monitored have shown symptoms.

Ebola is not transmitted through the air, said Dr. Marty Cetron, director of the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.

« There needs to be direct contact frequently with body fluids or blood, » he stressed.

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