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Ebola: US records first case as man falls ill in Texas

The United States of America (USA) has recorded its first case of Ebola as a man falls ill in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed.

According to a CDC spokesman, the patient became infected in Liberia before he flew to Texas; he is now being treated in isolation at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas.

The man arrived in Texas on September 20 on a family visit.​

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