Texas Ebola patient made contact with 100 people

The Ebola patient in Texas who recently traveled from Liberia with the disease made contacts with some 100 people according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.

Erikka Neroes, who is a Public Information Officer at the DCHHS, told VibeGhana.com in an interview that the individuals identified to have made a direct contact with the patient have all been placed on State and County orders to stay in their homes and not have any visitors for 21 days.

Ms. Neroes said public health officials are monitoring the individuals twice daily to make sure that they remain in compliant till the 21 days have elapsed.

She said health workers have not reported anything so far to suggest that the disease has spread or is spreading which according to her shows that the processes and systems in place are working.

Ms. Neroes added that “The most important thing is that none of these individuals are symptomatic”

She urged the public to rest assured that they are doing everything in their power to make sure that the Ebola virus does not spread to affect the health of the community and citizens in Dallas county.

Source: VibeGhana.com

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