Several people, including healthcare workers, are still being monitored for Ebola here in Dallas as White House Ebola czar Ron Klain starts his new job today.
Things do seem to be looking up for patients diagnosed with Ebola here in the U.S. The 2 nurses from Dallas are said to be improving and Freelance NBC News cameraman Ashoka Mukpo is now Ebola free and will leave the Nebraska Medical Center today.
An Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility is coming to North Texas. While visiting the Metroplex on Tuesday, Governor Rick Perry announced the facility will be located at the Methodist Campus for Continuing Care in Richardson. He says it will help limit the spread of Ebola and give patients the care they need in the right environment.
This morning, some Oak Cliff residents received flyers letting them know, the family of Thomas Duncan is remaining in their neighborhood. In it, they’re told the four people do not pose a threat and do not have Ebola.
Of course, there are still lots of question regarding the Ebola virus. Tonight, the Garland ISD is hosting a town hall meeting to allow health experts to answer questions. It starts at 7pm at the Curtis Culwell Center. If you can’t make it, you can still watch or listen online on the Garland ISD website: http://www.garlandisd.net.
~ Starlene Stringer & Metro News
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