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CDC Confirms First U.S. Ebola Case

Belinda Cai |
September 30, 2014 | 2:56 p.m. PDT

Web Producer

Ebola virus. (NIAID/Flickr)
Ebola virus. (NIAID/Flickr)
The first patient to carry the Ebola virus to the United States has been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The individual is at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where he/she was diagnosed.

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The hospital said in a statement that it had admitted the patient into strict isolation "based on the patient's symptoms and recent travel history." It did not release patient information, due to confidentiality reasons. 

The CDC will provide updates later Tuesday.

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