Fauci says health care worker getting first case of contracted Ebola was a 'breach in protocol'

October 12, 2014 3:02 PM

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The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said Sunday that a “breach in protocol” resulted in a Dallas hospital worker getting Ebola while treating the country’s first patient.

Institute Director Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC’s “This Week” that an unintentional breach occurred, after Texas officials said earlier Sunday that the worker was wearing full protective gear.

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