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Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia dies of Ebola in Dallas
Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia dies of Ebola in Dallas

Less than three weeks ago, he came to Texas from Liberia to get married. On Wednesday, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in this country, died amid allegations by his family and prominent African Americans that his care was substandard. Duncan, 42, had just a few days with his fiancee, Louise Troh, before being hospitalized Sept. 28 and put into isolation. As his condition fluctuated from critical to serious and then back to critical, much of the country became transfixed but also concerned that initial missteps in his treatment might have spread the virus further. Duncan's first visit to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on Sept. 25 ended with him...

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