Officials announced on Tuesday the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States according to the Guardian UK.
It is understood that the patient is being treated at a hospital in Dallas. Further details will be given by the Centers for Disease Control in a news briefing at 5.30pm ET.
The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas said in a statement on Monday that the patient’s symptoms and recent travel indicated a case of Ebola, according to the Associated Press. The patient was being kept in strict isolation.
The virus has killed more than 3,000 people across west Africa.
More details soon …