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A spokeswoman for the DA's office said in a statement the office is investigating whether Duncan “knowingly and intentionally exposed the public to a deadly virus - making this a criminal matter.”
originally posted by: stellawayten
Here it is...
"Paramedics who transported Ebola patient test negative
Posted: Oct 01, 2014 8:01 AM CDT
Updated: Oct 01, 2014 11:08 AM CDT"
So why would they test those guys but not her? And if they did test her why wouldn't they have reported that she tested negative??
originally posted by: research100
a reply to: netwarrior
saw an article that said he came here to get married and start a new life...another article says his too weak to talk to his family on the phone...I wonder if he took a turn for the worst. ?
The isolation of EBOV from semen 40 days after the onset of illness underscores the risk of sexual transmission of the filoviruses during convalescence. Zaire EBOV has been detected in the semen of convalescent patients by virus isolation (82 days) and RT-PCR (91 days) after disease onset [5, 14]. Marburg virus has also been isolated from the semen and linked conclusively to sexual transmission 13 weeks into convalescence .
Four relatives of the Texas Ebola patient who have been confined to their Dallas apartment moved to a home in a gated community the use of which was given to them by an anonymous donor, according to a Dallas city official.
The city had a difficult time finding a home for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan because no one wanted to take them in, according to Sana Syed, a spokesperson for the city of Dallas.
Cleanup crews discovered today that Duncan slept on every mattress in the apartment, said Syed. They previously thought he only slept on one.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said today that he visited the apartment Thursday night to apologize to the residents...
Jenkins specifically said that he wanted to make sure that the family would be moved somewhere with a washer and dryer.
Sgt. Monnig and the other deputies were not wearing any type of protective gear when they accompanied county health officials into the apartment late Wednesday to issue an order to the people inside, forbidding them from leaving the apartment.
Sgt. Monnig says they were assured by health officials that no one inside the apartment was showing symptoms of Ebola and that the danger was remote.
He says the people inside the apartment were scared and had a lot of questions about what was going on. The deputies' own fears were heightened when they were told the next day that the squad cars they were driving were being pulled out of service. They were also told to bag up the clothing they were wearing.
"That starts putting question marks in your mind," Sgt. Monnig said. "You know when you go home and then the next day you start hearing that equipment is being quarantined or asked to be bagged up, that you had on or were driving.
"Then your question is, 'well, what about me?' And so those were the questions that were raised."
How long does Ebola live outside the body?
Ebola is killed with hospital-grade disinfectants (such as household bleach). Ebola on dried on surfaces such as doorknobs and countertops can survive for several hours; however, virus in body fluids (such as blood) can survive up to several days at room temperature.
The five deputies remain on leave for now.