Texas Will Be Officially Ebola-Free By The End Of The Day

November 7, 2014 6:26 PM

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Texas will be officially free of Ebola by the end of the day, as the last person connected to the state’s three Ebola patient cases finishes a 21-day monitoring period.

Twenty-one days is the maximum length of time the Ebola virus can incubate in a human being. The person, who was not named in a press release from the Texas Department of State Health Services, is a hospital worker who had handled Ebola-related medical waste on Oct. 17.

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