Looks like Ebola has relocated to the US. A health worker who helped in the treatment of Liberian man, Thomas Eric Duncan, who died on Wednesday October 8th, at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, has contracted the disease.
Dallas state health officials released a statement today revealing the first case of Ebola transmission in the US
“We knew a second case could be a reality, and we’ve been preparing for this possibility. We are broadening our team in Dallas and working with extreme diligence to prevent further spread.” Texas health commissioner. Dr. David Lakey said
The worker has been isolated since Friday night October 10th but his/her identity has not disclosed.