ATLANTA, Ga. –Officials confirm a Texas patient has tested positive for Ebola. This is the first case ever diagnosed in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has planned a 5:30 p.m. press conference in Atlanta to discuss the case.
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A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.
Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation and that the hospital is following Centers for Disease Control recommendations to keep doctors, staff and patients safe.