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Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother's fiance, Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, who came to the U.S. from Liberia on Sept. 20, became ill within days and died Oct. 8. But none of them developed symptoms. They had each received letters from the county public health department clearing them to attend work and school. But Jallah, 35, did not know officials had announced that all eight children in the Dallas area who had been monitored would return to school Tuesday, not...

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