Claim: The Centers For Disease Control confirmed that a patient in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola.
Example: [Collected via email, September 2014]
Federal health officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US?
Origins: On 30 September 2014, CDC officials confirmed that a patient in Dallas tested positive for the Ebola virus. The patient left Liberia on
During a press conference on
I have no doubt that we will control this importation or this case of the Ebola so that it does not spread widely in this country. It is certainly possible that someone who had contact with this individual, a family member, or other individual, could develop Ebola in the coming weeks, but there is no doubt in my mind that we will stop it here.
Two missionaries who worked in active Ebola outbreak areas,
The Ebola virus is spread only through close, direct contact and exposure to bodily fluids. Symptoms of Ebola usually appear within
Last updated: 30 September 2014