Health Worker Who Handled Ebola Samples Isolated On Cruise Ship

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A Texas health-care worker who may have handled lab specimens from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has been found aboard a cruise ship, media reports said Friday. The worker from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and a travel partner boarded the ship Oct. 12 before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said individuals must be actively monitored. Though not showing any signs of the deadly virus, the worker has been put into quarantine in a cabin on the ship, the Department of State said Friday. Two nurses who came in contact with Duncan have tested positive for the virus.

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