Friends, family of 1st U.S. Ebola patient reach milestone

October 19, 2014 6:57 PM

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Friends, family of 1st U.S. Ebola patient reach milestone

FORT WORTH, Texas - As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home under armed guard.

Troh's confinement was ending Sunday night, along with several friends, family and others who had contact with Duncan after he first became infectious. Ebola has a maximum 21-day incubation period, and the people who interacted with Duncan after he first arrived in Dallas from Liberia will be in the...

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