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The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States might have had direct or indirect contact with up to 100 people. They’re being “monitored” by public health officials.

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The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States might have had direct or indirect contact with up to 100 people. They’re being “monitored” by public health officials.

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