Texas patient being evaluated for possible Ebola infection

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#BREAKING: Presbyterian Hospital Dallas confirms it has a patient in "strict isolation" to be evaluated for potential #Ebola virus.@CBSDFW

— Tami Carr (@CarrTamicbs11) September 30, 2014

BREAKING: Possible #ebola case would be the 1st diagnosed in USA. Imported. Test results expected tomorrow.

— Janet St. James (@janetstjames) September 30, 2014

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas evaluating patient in strict isolation who may have #Ebola virus. Tests due Tuesday. #khou11

— The Bishop (@BillBishopKHOU) September 30, 2014

BREAKING: Possible #ebola patient had to recognize the symptoms and seek help. Exposure thru body fluids… so wide exposure unlikely.

— Janet St. James (@janetstjames) September 30, 2014

#BREAKING North Texas Hospital Evaluating Patient For Potential #Ebola Exposure http://t.co/HCjcWWRgtK

— CBSDFW (@CBSDFW) September 30, 2014

CBS reports that the hospital released the following statement:

“Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has admitted a patient into strict isolation to be evaluated for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) based on the patient’s symptoms and recent travel history. The hospital is following all Centers for Disease Control and Texas Department of Heath recommendations to ensure the safety of patients, hospital staff, volunteers, physicians and visitors. The CDC anticipates preliminary results tomorrow.”

Developing.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/29/texas-patient-being-evaluated-for-possible-ebola-infection/

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