CDC Claims Ebola Patient in Dallas is Struggling to Survive
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared to be receiving none of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. health official said according to Reuters. Thomas Eric Duncan became ill after arriving in the Texas city from Liberia two weeks ago.
People quickly started to fear that the worst Ebola epidemic on record could spread from West Africa into other countries. The hemorrhagic fever has killed at least 3,400 people out of the nearly 7,500 probable, suspected and confirmed cases. The new broke last week that the first person in the U.S. officially has the Ebola virus. Since then, the illness has only spread to more people.
Reuters reported Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said on CNN’s “State of the Union”: “The man in Dallas, who is fighting for his life, is the only patient to develop Ebola in the United States.”
In a media briefing with reporters on Sunday, Frieden said he was scheduled to brief President Barack Obama on Monday.
Monica Adams | News Cult