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Local man seeks aid for Ebola-stricken homeland

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Although the Ebola virus has only recently been a national concern – especially after the first confirmed case in the United States involved the patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, succumbing to the deadly disease on Wednesday, Oct. 8 – thousands continue to de in West Africa. Beko Mantein, a …

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Patient ID’d in first confirmed U.S. Ebola case

PRESS Staff Report The patient in the first confirmed U.S. case of Ebola has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday, Sept. 30, that Ebola had been confirmed in Dallas. Ebola patients were treated in the States earlier this year; those were contracted in …

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