US Ebola patient dies; airport screening expanded

October 8, 2014 9:49 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread of the deadly disease.

The new checks will include taking the temperatures of hundreds of travelers arriving from West Africa at five major American airports.

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