Remains Of Ebola Victim Thomas Eric Duncan To Be Cremated

October 8, 2014 10:10 PM

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The remains of Liberian man Thomas Eric Duncan will be cremated in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, Texas health authorities said Wednesday.

Duncan, who died Wednesday morning after battling Ebola, was the first patient to be diagnosed with the virus in the United States. As with other Ebola victims, his body has large amounts of the virus in it, and is highly infectious.

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