DALLAS — The second person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. is a health worker. The health worker was reportedly wearing full protective gear while interacting with Mr. Duncan, the Liberian man who was the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S.
Dr. Daniel Varga said during a news conference that the patients name is not being released and that the family of the patient has requested “requested total privacy.”
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The commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, Dr. David Lakey, said “We are broadening our team in Dallas and working with extreme diligence to prevent further spread.”
Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died Wednesday from the virus.
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