A health caring workman during a Dallas sanatorium tested certain for Ebola in a rough test, a Texas Department of State Health Services pronounced in a matter early Sunday.
The health caring workman during Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, who was not identified in a statement, supposing caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, a initial Ebola studious in a United States, who died final week.
The workman reported a “low class fever” Friday night and was removed and referred for testing. The rough outcome was perceived late Saturday.
“We knew a second box could be a reality, and we’ve been scheming for this possibility,” Dr. David Lakey, commissioner of a Texas Department of State Health Services, pronounced in a statement. “We are broadening a group in Dallas and operative with impassioned industry to forestall serve spread.”
Health officials have interviewed a studious and are identifying any contacts or intensity exposures.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has come underneath scruntiny for a doing of Duncan, who initial showed adult during a hospital’s puncture room late on a dusk of Sept. 25, angry of a heat and serious pain. Although papers uncover that a helper available early in Duncan’s initial sanatorium revisit that he recently came to a U.S. from Africa and his heat reached 103 degrees, he was prescribed antibiotics and told to take Tylenol, afterwards returned to a unit where he was staying with a Dallas lady and 3 other people.
The Associated Press reported that Duncan’s heat reading was flagged with an exclamation indicate in a hospital’s record-keeping system.
Duncan died Oct. 8. A mouthpiece for a Texas Department of State Health Services pronounced a group was deliberation questioning a sanatorium for correspondence with state health and reserve laws.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.