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According to the KERA News reports, the state health officials announced that the Dallas Ebola monitoring period had ended 21-days after final person had contact with one of Dallas’ three Ebola patients.
The Texas Department of State Health Services monitored the final person, who was a worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and handled Medicare waste on 17th Oct. The longest incubation period of Ebola is 21-days, so officials said that health worker’s monitoring period had ended on Friday evening.
As per the recent reports, no new cases of Ebola have been reported in Texas. Last month, two nurses who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, became infected with Ebola have now recovered and declared as virus-free. The total number of people monitored was 177 — those individuals had either handled medical waste or come into contact with one of the state’s three Ebola patients.