U.S. Soldiers Quarantined In Italy After Returning From Aiding Ebola Patients

October 27, 2014 4:15 PM

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American troops returning after aiding Ebola patients in Liberia have been isolated in Italy, CBS News and CNN reported Monday. A Pentagon spokesperson later confirmed to The Huffington Post that about a dozen military personnel have been isolated "out of an abundance of caution."

The soldiers being monitored include Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams who was the commander of the U.S. Army in Africa but turned over duties to the 101st Airborne Division over the weekend, Martin reports. There are currently 11 soldiers in isolation.

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