To keep Ebola away, fight it in Africa

October 5, 2014 5:14 PM

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To keep Ebola away, fight it in Africa

The first priority of federal health officials is to protect Americans from Ebola, but "an outbreak anywhere is potentially a threat everywhere," the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday.

CDC director Thomas Frieden also said that health officials are looking for one unidentified person who may have had contact with Dallas patient Thomas Eric Duncan. He did not say how the two may have been connected.

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