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Ebola patient who travelled from Liberia treated in US

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

Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation.

"An individual travelling from Liberia has been diagnosed with Ebola in the United States," Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told a news briefing in the US.

  • 30 Sep 2014
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