WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Health experts are monitoring “a handful” of people who were potentially exposed to Ebola through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States, the top U.S. public health official said on Wednesday.
Health officials confirmed the first case of the virus in the country on Tuesday, when a man who flew from Liberia to Texas tested positive for Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in three countries in West Africa.
WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – U.S. health experts in Dallas
on Wednesday were examining how many people may have been
exposed to Ebola, just one day after the first case of the
deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States, the nation’s
top public health official said.
The review came after health officials on Tuesday said a man
who flew from Liberia to Texas had Ebola, the first confirmation
that the outbreak devastating West Africa has reached the United