The Care Now clinic in Frisco where Dallas County Sheriff’s deputy Michael Monnig was treated for possible Ebola-like symptoms is close
Nine days after Thomas Eric Duncan became the first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil, he also became the first person to die from the Ebola virus in this country.
According to health officials, Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning at 7:51 am.
The first patient to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States remains in critical condition Wednesday morning, more than 10 days after being admitted to the hospital.
A Fort Worth company has dealt with hazardous spills. It has cleared bloody crime scenes, including some that involved HIV. But the company’s operations manager said he was initially anxious to take on the Dallas Ebola apartment cleanup.
“While it is a crisis, we should not panic and begin to do irrational things in reaction,” Jesse Jackson said about the Dallas’ Ebola case.
More than 250 hospitals across the country are already using the robot including the Texas Health Resource hospitals and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
In a day where travelers are already slowed by long lines at security checkpoint, some think a health checkpoint would be another unnecessary delay.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to stress that an Ebola outbreak will not happen in the United States as it has in parts of west Africa.
The pastor of Wilshire Baptist Church, where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan’s girlfriend is a member, said he came to Dallas to marry her.
Dallas County DA Craig Watkins office is looking into the possibility of filing charges against the Liberian man that brought the first case of Ebola into the United States.
As the CDC continues to track down the people who had contact with Thomas Duncan, America’s first diagnosed case of Ebola, the health agency has identified 10 people as high risk.