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Search expands for Ebola patient's contacts; 4 ordered to stay home
Search expands for Ebola patient's contacts; 4 ordered to stay home

Health officials drastically broadened the scope of their search Thursday for people who might have had contact with an Ebola patient and issued a public health order requiring four people who had shared an apartment with the man to stay inside the home after they ignored earlier orders to not go out. A bleak image emerged of the apartment in Dallas’ Five Points area where Thomas Eric Duncan spent time before being taken to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday and put into isolation. His soiled sheets and clothes were sealed in a plastic bag. The mattress he had used was pushed up against a wall. Health officials were arranging for food to be delivered and scrambled to...

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