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Judge blocks disposal of Ebola victim's burned belongings in Louisiana
Judge blocks disposal of Ebola victim's burned belongings in Louisiana

A Louisiana judge temporarily blocked the transport of burned items linked to a Texas Ebola victim who died last week. District Judge Bob Downing issued the injunction Monday afternoon after state Atty. Gen. Buddy Caldwell requested a temporary order to keep the incinerated items out of Louisiana. In a statement late Sunday, Caldwell cited reports that "six truckloads" of items from the Texas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying were set to be dumped at a Louisiana landfill after being burned at a Veolia Environmental Services plant in Port Arthur, Texas. Duncan fell ill with Ebola in Texas and died Wednesday. The U.S. Centers...

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