Ebola patient dies in Texas; 5 U.S. airports to screen for fever

October 9, 2014 12:14 AM

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Ebola patient dies in Texas; 5 U.S. airports to screen for fever

DALLAS (Reuters) - The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about the quality of care he received, and the government ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever.

Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan died in an isolation ward of a Dallas hospital, 11 days after being admitted on Sept. 28.

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