CDC Confirms Second U.S. Ebola Case As Dallas Health Worker Tests Positive For Virus

News outlets report on the CDC’s confirmation that a Dallas health worker who treated a Liberian man who died of Ebola last week has tested positive for the virus, marking the first case of Ebola transmission in the U.S.

Associated Press: Dallas health worker tests positive for Ebola (Merchant, 10/13).
The Atlantic: A Dallas Nurse Becomes the First Person to Contract Ebola on U.S. Soil (McDuffee, 10/12).
The Hill: CDC confirms second U.S. Ebola case (Balluck, 10/12).
New York Times: 2nd Ebola Case in U.S. Stokes Fears of Health Care Workers (Fernandez, 10/12).
Reuters/Newsweek: Second U.S. Ebola Case: Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive (10/12).
Wall Street Journal: Ebola Virus: Texas Health Worker Tests Positive, CDC Confirms (Mckay et al., 10/13).
Washington Post: Health worker who treated Dallas patient tests positive for Ebola (Dennis et al., 10/12).

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