Monitoring Of Hospital Workers Intensifies After First Transmitted Ebola Case

October 13, 2014 1:27 PM

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DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are intensifying the monitoring of hospital workers who provided care to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. after one of them was infected with the virus despite wearing protective gear.

Tests confirmed the first known case of Ebola transmitted in the nation, raising questions about assurances by health officials here that the disease will be contained and any American hospital should be able to treat it.

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