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Ebola Survivor Dr. Kent Brantly Honored In Fort Worth

Tarrant County commissioners dubbed Tuesday “Dr. Kent Brantly Day” in honor of the medical missionary who contracted the Ebola virus last summer.

CBS 11–12/09/2014

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Dallas Co. Health Monitoring More Travelers For Ebola

Officials from Dallas County Health announced Wednesday afternoon they have begun monitoring four more travelers for the ebola virus disease.

11/19/2014

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Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For Ebola

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed Friday that they are monitoring a traveler for Ebola Virus Disease. The action is precautionary and the person is asymptomatic for Ebola.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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UTA Alum Released From New Jersey Ebola Isolation

A University of Texas at Arlington alumnus is out of isolation for the Ebola virus. Nurse Kaci Hickox was released from a New Jersey hospital after the federal government pressured her release.

CBS 11–10/27/2014

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Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola Mission

About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.

10/25/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 13:  Center for Disease Control (CDC) head Dr. Thomas Frieden speaks duing a briefing on the Dallas Ebola response at the CDC Headquarters on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Frieden urged hospitals to watch for patients with Ebola symptoms who have traveled from the tree Ebola stricken African countries.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

10/22/2014

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Key Question: How Did Dallas Worker Contract Ebola?

A health worker who wore protective gear while having extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan is the second confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.

10/12/2014

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Ebola Protocol Now In Place For North Texas

There are now specific rules for how to handle the Ebola virus in North Texas, a week and a half after its first appearance in the country.

10/10/2014

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Gov. Perry Urges Calm, Confirms Ebola Patient’s Contact With Students

The first person to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus on American soil had contact with several school-aged children before he was admitted to the hospital on Sunday.

10/01/2014

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CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has Ebola Virus

Officials with the CDC have confirmed that a person in Dallas definitely has the Ebola virus. Tuesday’s official determination makes the patient the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.

10/01/2014

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CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has Ebola Virus

Officials with the CDC have confirmed that a person in Dallas definitely has the Ebola virus. Tuesday’s official determination makes the patient the first diagnosed Ebola case in the United States.

CBSDFW.COM–09/30/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Many Wonder If It’s An Ebola “Cure” Or “Recovery”

As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

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