CDC Moves Faster to NY as Ebola Self-Examination Begins

October 25, 2014 6:44 PM

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Even before official confirmation was announced Thursday that a New York City doctor had contracted the Ebola virus, a team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was on its way to Manhattan.

The quick reaction is part of the painful self-examination and adjustment by the CDC after a variety of alleged and acknowledged missteps in the case of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S.

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