At least 80 people who came into contact with U. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are being monitored by Dallas health officials, CNN reported.Two days earlier, the hospital had sent Duncan home despite knowing he had just returned from Liberia.
DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 01: (L-R) Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wait for the start of a press conference related to the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on October 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. State and local officials are working with federal officials to monitor other individuals that had contact with the confirmed patient. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas, Texas, 12 October 2014