Texas Ebola Patient 'Fighting For His Life'

October 5, 2014 5:46 PM

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Texas Ebola Patient 'Fighting For His Life'

DALLAS, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The first person to develop Ebola in the United States was struggling to survive at a Dallas hospital on Sunday after his condition worsened to critical, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said.

Thomas Eric Duncan became ill after arriving in the Texas city from Liberia two weeks ago - heightening concerns that the worst Ebola epidemic on record could spread from West Africa, where it began in March. It has killed more than 3,400 people.

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