Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative

October 19, 2014 12:51 PM

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The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday.

Carnival spokesman Jim Berra said the woman's tests for the virus were negative. He said she was taken off the ship with her husband and escorted to her car, and the couple drove to Dallas on their own.

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