Dallas Ebola Monitoring Period Ends With An All-Clear

November 7, 2014 11:16 PM

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As of Friday afternoon, all of the people in Dallas who officials say could have had contact with a patient with the deadly Ebola virus are being declared free of risk. More than 100 people had been monitored for the 21-day period that marks Ebola's incubation period.

"A total of 177 people had been monitored for Ebola in North Texas — they include health care workers, household contacts and community members. They either were in contact with the three Ebola patients or handled specimens or medical waste."

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