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CDC vows to stop Ebola 'in its tracks' as first U.S. case spreads fear
CDC vows to stop Ebola 'in its tracks' as first U.S. case spreads fear

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, triggering an intensive search for anyone who might have come in contact with the patient while the person was infectious. The patient, who has not been identified for privacy reasons, was placed in isolation Sunday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, federal officials said at a news briefing.   They declined to provide the patient’s nationality, saying only that the person traveled from Liberia to visit family, arriving in the U.S. on Sept. 20.  They also refused to release the patient’s travel itinerary, saying that the...

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